Fast gun triples

Discussion in 'Weapons & Pneumatics' started by JustinScott, Mar 27, 2023.

  1. JustinScott

    JustinScott Well-Known Member

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    Can you guys walk me through the setup of a fast gun triple?

    Accumulator? Multiple accumulators?
    Multiple valves?
    Tube diameter?

    How do you balance it so all three o-rings fire at the same time?
     
  2. Justin Ragucci

    Justin Ragucci Well-Known Member

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    For my Des Moines which has triples. I have 3 accumulation tanks one for each gun and then I have a single gun board that fire all the cannons on one pull of the trigger. I am running the smaller 1/4” tube from reg to the accumulation tanks and then from tanks to solenoids and then solenoids to guns
     
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    Thanks, so three solenoids & three accumulators?
     
  4. Justin Ragucci

    Justin Ragucci Well-Known Member

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    Yes that is correct a tank and solenoid for each gun
     
  5. Kevin P.

    Kevin P. Well-Known Member

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    You can also add a check valve on the supply going to each tank. Need to be able to test guns individually with either test switches or unplugging.
    Here’s my preferred setup, with clippard 1/8npt in line check valves and aluminum tanks
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    Guns need to tweaked consistently, can’t have one gun hang up a bit
     
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