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hand pumping spudguns?

October 7 2002 at 5:53 PM
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in the future i plan to build a pneumatic that has a barrel of the smallest pvc i can find(1/2" so far)it will shoot either lead balls for muzzel-loaders or bunches of small split-shot fishing wieghts(for shotgun effect) i want it to be hand pumped and i want to be able to fill it quikcly. does anyone have experience with how much volume you can fill quickly with a small bicycle pump? how much pressure? the pump will be attached to the gun and should be operable from the firing position. i was thinking about some how adding a crank or a lever to the pump to allow a mechanical advantage. anyone have any ideas? essentialy it is a giant pellet gun. i plan to be the the first guy to hunt coyote or maybe even deer with a spudgun! is this possible?

 
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  1. deer huh... - spud-another on Oct 7, 2002, 6:46 PM
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  3. Re: hand pumping spudguns? - Haoleb on Oct 7, 2002, 6:47 PM
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  5. My gun... - Chris on Oct 7, 2002, 7:03 PM
    1. woops allmost forgot - Chris on Oct 7, 2002, 7:05 PM
    2. 900-1000FPS - Anonymous on Oct 7, 2002, 9:50 PM
      1. i did not make up the number - chris on Oct 8, 2002, 2:34 PM
        1. Re: i did not make up the number - cchant on Oct 8, 2002, 6:19 PM
     
  6. Re: Hand Pump - DPW on Oct 7, 2002, 9:17 PM
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  8. bicycle pumps are mechanically dis-advantaged... - original poster on Oct 7, 2002, 10:27 PM
    1. sorry! and on my gun i plan to build a valve like the equalizer! - original poster on Oct 7, 2002, 10:32 PM
    2. Re: bicycle pumps are mechanically dis-advantaged... - cchant on Oct 8, 2002, 1:28 PM
     
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