Using air cylinder for power piston?

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steedspeed
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Using air cylinder for power piston?

Postby steedspeed » Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:10 pm

Has anyone tried using an air cylinder for a power piston?

Ian S C
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Re: Using air cylinder for power piston?

Postby Ian S C » Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:04 am

I presume you mean the Airpot glass cylinders with a graphite piston, have not tried them, but would if I could. At one time you could get free samples, maybe you still can, but it maybe only for those in the USA.
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Re: Using air cylinder for power piston?

Postby steedspeed » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:20 pm


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Re: Using air cylinder for power piston?

Postby Ian S C » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:37 am

Mm interesting, that's quite a big cylinder.
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