Steel Pipe Air Cannon *High Power*


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         I made these high powered SteamPunk cannons using Steel pipe and fittings that were laying around (Free) although if you do not have accese to a steel yard or steel fittings, this project is probaly to expensive for you :(. Just layed out the peises until I liked the look of it [longer barel, large tank/air capacity, and trigger valve position are things to pay attension to], and put the pieses togeter using teflon tape, a vice and a pipe wrench. The main reason to using steel piping it the finished cannon is a lot safer than PVC (at high pressures) and I personaly like the over all look and feel better (a little weight good)
 
      Air Cannon- My record distence was 249 feet (76 meters) with 125 psi at about 45 degrees.

      Paint Ball Cannon- Shoots at about 100-150 fps (one round at a time)




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    I am doing this! Steel fittings laying around, teflon tape, pipe wrench, vise. Valves are needed too. I will go up to 150 psi!