Stationary Gun Barrels

Discussion in 'Weapons & Pneumatics' started by Radioman, May 4, 2015.

  1. Radioman

    Radioman Active Member

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    Can anyone tell me what size tubing to use for the main and five inch secondary guns that won't be used for firing?
     
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    Whatever size you like? I've seen people use wooden dowels and even tooth picks.
     
  3. NickMyers

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    Pretty much whatever looks good to you. Offhand, scaling down the barrel of a 5" gun would end up somewhere around 1/16" diameter rod I think?
     
  4. Radioman

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    Thanks for the replay. I'll play around with different things to see what looks the best.
     
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    Try the spring out of an old oil seal, available free from your local mechanic.
    They can take a hit most times with no damage, appear hollow and are easily glued in place.
     
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  6. Radioman

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    Thanks will look into this.