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I think your experiment shows the air in the headspace contributes to power
January 17 2011 at 9:58 AM
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Hi Walter, the piston extending after the shot (does) add power,
but inconclusive WRT flex of the system adding power.
In that 2004 the change in piston length will likely be in the order of 0.010" so doubt it is the source of power you lost.
Cool example of the idea if your idea is correct though
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I must have missed some morning caffeine today. Please explain...
- Steve in NC on Jan 17, 2011, 10:55 AM
I see you figured it out eh?
- Glover, Walter on Jan 17, 2011, 11:38 AM
If the gun shoots faster with,
- james perotti on Jan 17, 2011, 5:50 PM
Yes. I agree, James. But whether the piston moves or not...
- Steve in NC on Jan 17, 2011, 6:11 PM
Yes, I"m not convinced that the piston does'nt move thought. n/t
- james perotti on Jan 17, 2011, 7:22 PM
Me neither - technically. Nothing (real) is perfectly rigid so...
- Steve in NC on Jan 17, 2011, 7:34 PM
Should be easy to measure it
- Glover, Walter on Jan 18, 2011, 10:56 AM
I don't recall anyone else mentioning it, but I've noticed a weird effect...
- Steve in NC on Jan 18, 2011, 11:17 AM
checked mine and moves ever so little
- Glover, Walter on Jan 18, 2011, 1:37 PM
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