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Old 12-13-2017, 05:26 PM
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Have you checked exhaust pipe? It seems to me that the cylinder on my changer hat a seem that was smooth enough for a air cylinder. With air a little leak makes no mess.
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Old 12-13-2017, 08:27 PM
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Have you checked exhaust pipe? It seems to me that the cylinder on my changer hat a seem that was smooth enough for a air cylinder. With air a little leak makes no mess.
Yes, I have. All seem to be a little pricey to me.
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Old 12-13-2017, 09:05 PM
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More searching and I found a 30" exhaust pipe for $37.99 free shipping. That may be the best I can find.
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Old 12-13-2017, 11:30 PM
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Any truck repair shops around you anywhere?

They may have stainless, maybe an offcut that you can get cheap?
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Old 12-14-2017, 02:25 AM
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Just a thought, have you considered plastic pipe of some sort.

Most of our gas and water mains in the U.K. are plastic. I often see offcuts about the size you need near holes on the road.

No idea what pressure they run at but they look thick enough, maybe 1/2" wall.




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Old 12-14-2017, 07:29 AM
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Yes, I have. All seem to be a little pricey to me.
It is pricey by the 10 ft length, and you don't need that much.
You need to start nosing around a truck repair shop. We have one in Thorsby and he will cut off a foot or two if you want, or let you hunt through his cutoffs pile. 5 inch seems more common than 6"
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Old 12-14-2017, 11:43 AM
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The truck repair place near Chris already has his truck
I have a chunk of 5 or 6 inch here but that dam border is in the way
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Old 12-16-2017, 03:25 PM
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Let me know if you get started on the project, I have had this valve laying on the bench for years. I think that it would work for you. It is about three inches square with 1/2" pipe threads.
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Let me know if you get started on the project, I have had this valve laying on the bench for years. I think that it would work for you. It is about three inches square with 1/2" pipe threads.
I am guessing it is a 3 position, on-off-on type? Does it bleed off air from one on position from the other on position? My cylinder will have an inlet port at each end that will go to the valve, so the valve has to open one end and bleed off the other end. Not sure I have explained this right.
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Old 12-17-2017, 03:07 PM
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I am guessing it is a 3 position, on-off-on type? Does it bleed off air from one on position from the other on position? My cylinder will have an inlet port at each end that will go to the valve, so the valve has to open one end and bleed off the other end. Not sure I have explained this right.
Yes When using cylinder #1 cylinder #2 bleeds back threw the exhaust and visa verse.
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