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Graham Ord
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MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by Graham Ord » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:16 am

Hi all
What kind of system do you use to make the main gun smoke when the flash,recoil and sound system is fired?
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Re: MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by phil fitzpatrick » Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:00 pm

Hi Graham
I had a few experiments when I was building my Comet,but left it when for
the time being,because it still looked like an exhaust,or someone having a Fag.
Needs to be a volume of smoke stored up somehow and shot up the barrel as a cartridge
does
May have also had to choose between Flash or Smoke,because the Flash equipment takes
up a lot of room in the barrel that is needed by the volume of smoke.
The timing of everything could be done with electronics or Micro switches worked off the
recoil or both.
Not much help I know,good luck with your work on yours.
Cheers
Phil

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Re: MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by Olaf Claus » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:45 pm

Hello Graham,
I have in my self made leopard1 A5 an Smoke EL system installed. Ok it was very much work, and its not yet so perfect, but the result is ok. it is very expensive :cry: Dietrich Weber work on a spezial solution with the Armortek smoker, maybe he shows pictures soon.
Look here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5TMSAN_ ... sfbrtJ51TA
And this system:http://www.smoke-el.de/lang1/movie.html

Regards Olaf

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Re: MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by Graham Ord » Fri Nov 09, 2012 11:57 am

Thanks for the replies.
Will have to consider the options.
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Re: MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by Adrian Harris » Fri Nov 09, 2012 1:53 pm

The problem I see is getting an explosive enough ejection, so it's sudden enough.

Fans are no good as they have to spin up, unless you could run the fan continuously and build a shutter to get a pulse of air when needed.

Something like a smaller version of the Mythbusters chicken cannon would be good.

That, and a good bright flash like Olaf's exhausts to illuminate it, would be quite effective.

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Re: MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by Dietrich Weber » Fri Nov 09, 2012 4:43 pm

Hello guys
Yesterday I had my first really shot with the smokegun
But there still exists the problem to achieve a consistent result. what pressure is ok or not. at high pressure and the oelsmoke ignites and explodes ( Diesel). at too low pressure, there is no really good smoke cloud. Co2 is too could for the smoke.
the smokers' supplies enough smoke what may happen now that's fine tuning :roll:

I hope I have results in the next two weeks

i will do my very best :oops:

bye and a nice weekend

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Re: MAIN GUN SMOKE

Post by Olaf Claus » Sat Nov 10, 2012 12:55 am

Yes Dietrich you are on the right Track... with compressed Air will be what.
we wait of your movie, give gas... :D

I Think the LEDs in the front mussle brake are not bright enough, there would have to clean a real flash.?!
regards Olaf

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