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  1. MA70

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    is it possible to hook a C02 tank up a to a supersoaker?

    I'm thinking of using a 12g tank, a female-female coupling, then an adjustible valve, then a 90 degree coupling that has one end in the water tank..only thing is..I'm not sure what the best way to mount the last coupling in the plastic tank without having it break loose, and how to secure the whole rig to the gun


    or am I totally off my rocker, and this will never work?
     
  2. idontgiveashit

    idontgiveashit I eat rice

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    wouldnt it most likely blow out the hevy duty plastic internals?
     
  3. Scoob_13

    Scoob_13 Anything is possible, but the odds are astronomica

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    It would be easier to construct a super-soaker from metal piping that would take the pressure of the compressed CO2 than to worry about a heavy-duty plastic hand grenade detonating in your hands.
     
  4. kellyclan

    kellyclan She only loves you when she's drunk.

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    Gonna have to agree, but i doubt the plastic would even offer enough strength to let it build up enough to explode. It'd probably just crack at the seams and leak as soon as you open the tank.

    i wouldn't wanna test it though. :o
     
  5. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    wtf bump
     
  6. NEp8ntballer

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    you're talking about approximately 850 psi of pressure out of a tank. while a super soaker may have a larger volume to hold the pressure, it still isn't going to be enough of a drop for the hoses to handle. you would need to have a high pressure regulator suitable for CO2 and then a low pressure regulator to drop the pressure low enough for the hoses to handle. you would also have the very cold CO2 in proximity with water problem.
     
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    I had the same idea but I ended up striping out the internals and blowing up the pressure tank. I instead made my own out of plumbing parts and a piece of 8 inch water pipe from work that thing kicked ass, I'll post plans once I get back home.
     
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    The cold CO2 would also destroy the plastic tubing inside the gun.
     

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