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From: "Marc en Wendy" <marcmethorst-at-zonnet.nl>
Subject: Re: psi [TANKS]
Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 19:12:35 +0200
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Chrys wrote:
> Is this in your video one of those little compressors that can be
> powered from a car's battery (12V) and cost about BP 10?  I have
> seen some even in gas stations but have not checked if their
> pressure can go up to 250 psi.
I use the same kind of cheapo compressor in the gun system of my big tank. It hardly reaches 7 bar / 100 PSI. The pressure switch in my system is set to 1 bar, that's more than enough to fire foam missiles. I've tested the max press once, it did not go over 8 bar.
When you stop the compressor at 6 bar it doesn't have enough power to start up again against the pressure.