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Thread: Status: Styn Valve

  1. #11
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    Apr 2018
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    I know covid has probably made it hard to work on a side project, but is this still moving along

  2. #12
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    May 2012
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    So sorry for being MIA.
    I was locked out of CC and couldn't get in anymore and was unable to reset my password.
    I couldn't remember my password and found that during my last password change I let my browser make a password and it somehow didn't save it.
    Long story short I found my randomly generated password today lol

    Anyway this project is still underway.
    The magnetic clutch system needs to be reworked because the part I made was way to small and demagnetised the magnets by acidentally touching them with a soldering iron.
    I am making the coupler a lot bigger now so it shouldn't be a problem.

    Unfortunately I still have not been able to test the valve again since the latest update but it looks promising.
    Will ge a test done hopefully this weekend.

    I made a new front 5 way solenoid as well which will be tested soon and the Board is also alomost complete.

    My priorities are:

    Valve
    Front solenoid valve
    Board
    Frame
    Eyes
    Kit
    Instant pro player just add paint!

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
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    tampa
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    Keep kickin its ass man.
    Still looking forward to it.

  4. #14
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    Sep 2007
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    Still waiting with patiently and very excited. Good things come to those who wait. I’ll take two when they are ready.

  5. #15
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    May 2012
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    Hey guys another update,

    I had the last prototype since July untested.
    As you may know I am staying in Germany at the moment and a Paintball Marker is considered a firearm.
    One of my prototype markers is technically illigal because it is missing the F-stamp which means I can only go to fields I trust, which is another issue.
    I can only shoot it when I am at the field, shooting outside of a shooting range is illegal in Germany even when it's your own backyard and a paintball gun.
    Due to corona all the fields in my area are closed and have been for a while.
    They were open for a short while October but I didn't make that weekend I said I was going to test and the following weekend they shut all the fields again.
    Between Germany's stupid gun laws and Corona I am unable to test this valve that has been lying on my table since July.


    On the plus side I am reworking the design of the valve which will now also include a pressure relief valve to protect the solenoid from higher pressures.

    I am sorry this has been taking so long. But I think this whole year has been a mess up for everyone.

    EDIT: Oh and I also had Corona which knocked me out for a good month... completely forgot about that lol
    Last edited by pumzele; 12-21-2020 at 06:07 AM.
    Instant pro player just add paint!

  6. #16
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
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    145
    Any updates?

  7. #17
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    Feb 2008
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    Jackson, CA
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  8. #18
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    Feb 2012
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    tampa
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    Any news on valve production?

  9. #19
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    Jan 2007
    Location
    Knoxville, Tn
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    188
    *twittles thumbs*

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