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#1 ultranewt

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 03:40 PM

I'm wondering if anybody has information about stock volume or pressure of any air guns (like the panther, supermaxx1500, titan, airtech2000)or maybe just failure psi. this info could help me a lot with a multishot air blaster I'm planning on building. otherwise i will test some of these things and later post results for you all. --- mesurements yay! > SM-1.5k has 16ml tank > Panther gets 45psi before the oprv. starts to leak but can exceed 50psi stock.

Edited by ultranewt, 15 February 2013 - 07:46 PM.

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#2 Draconis

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:45 PM

Most of the stock blaster tubing, when new, can handle up to 70PSI. Older tanks though... Cannot handle that much. STocks pressures vary a great deal between blasters. Some are as low as 15 PSI, while others are over 40PSI.
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#3 Ivan S

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:55 PM

I don't think "failure pressure" is going to be terribly useful to what you're doing. The pressure at which a tank will burst when being pressurized once is far above the pressure at which it can be pumped to consistently without failing over time(working pressure). I doubt anyone has taken the time or effort to determine max working pressure of nerf tanks.

I hunted down some tank volumes with the search function because I'm also interested.
SM1500/AT2K: 17.67mL
Panther: 37.78mL
Titan: 320mL
Cobra: 750mL
Sources: here, here, and here.

Some stock pressures(which are determined by the pump, not the tank) That I know offhand are titan/magstrike:~35psi and secret strike pocket blast: ~55psi. You might be able to find more with the search function.

It'd be great to have a directory of tank volume/stock pressure the way there is for spring length/compression force, but since airguns are generally less popular and more complicated than springers, it'll probably never happen.

Edited by Ivan S, 15 February 2013 - 07:56 PM.

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