- Dec 18, 2018
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I keep on hand some firecracker fuses the water proof type for times like this.
Depends on the air compressor. A US Navy ship I was on had 3 types of air compressors, 175 psi, 550 psi, and 3000 psi. They were termed lp, mp and hp compressors.I think an air compressor is unlikely to do what the CO2 cartridges couldn't.
A really good air compressor is doing good to create 150 psi of pressure. Those CO2 cartridges are pressurized to over 800 psi.
A small amount of black powder can easily create over 1000 psi.
I would venture a guess that VERY FEW people have access to a 3k psi compressor.Depends on the air compressor. A US Navy ship I was on had 3 types of air compressors, 175 psi, 550 psi, and 3000 psi. They were termed lp, mp and hp compressors.
I'm waiting for a screw-type ball puller to arrive in the mail.
Once the ball starts to move it will extract a lot easier than you think it would.I've got a long stainless rod that I use for a "range rod" I'll probably try to clamp a set of vice grips to the end of the rod, put those in the crook of a tree, and attempt to pull the rifle back such that the ball is pulled out by the "fixed" rod. I expect with such a small surface area, it might pull out a time or two...
For now, I've got some 3-in-1 penetrant down there... a few drops. Hoping that it will saturate the patch and keep it loose. I'll try cleaning the bore ahead of the ball's passage.