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Big Freaking Bottle Launcher
For launching a 15L water cooler bottle. Work in progress. I recommend ABS for this one, using a slury or acentone brush over to seal all the gaps for pressure. The barb piece should have the brim cut off and acetone-glued into the base. O-Rings should be installed in the rings, and a 1/4" IDToys
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This is untested, and potentially dangerous.
If it works and I don't blow the bottle up in my face, I will update the design with a release mechanism -- for the moment, I am counting on the air pressure getting stronger than the friction against the O-rings, and then blasting.
Materials and methods
3D Printed Parts:
- print 1 launcher in ABS
- print 1 hose barb in ABS
- Acetone or ABS-Acetone Slurry: to smooth and seal the parts, and to join the hose barb piece to the main piece
-1/4"ID air hose, one end attached to air compressor
- Zip ties or pipe clamp for hose barb
- Piece of wood as a base & screws for the holes in the legs
- big O-rings to fit on launcher
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