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Old April 29th, 2012, 08:18 PM
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Alright, I was requested to start a thread on my vac releaser project. This is a homemade unit, and I dont know if it works right or not, as I am still working on it, and am still designing.

I will post different pics here as soon as I get out to the shop.
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Alright, here is a few pics of the vac pump house I'm making. When I get a pump I plan on posting pics as well. Also got my bender replaced so I have a bender to use if my homemade one fails. Homemade Vacuum Releaser-imageuploadedbytapatalk1336520709.945469.jpg Homemade Vacuum Releaser-imageuploadedbytapatalk1336520732.249070.jpg
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The pics of releaser build. Also of the new bender. Homemade Vacuum Releaser-imageuploadedbytapatalk1336521705.322093.jpg Homemade Vacuum Releaser-imageuploadedbytapatalk1336521718.350818.jpg Homemade Vacuum Releaser-imageuploadedbytapatalk1336521730.455332.jpg Homemade Vacuum Releaser-imageuploadedbytapatalk1336521817.849848.jpg
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Looks pretty good!
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Clarkfarm what is your thinking on the check valves? I have been racking my brain on how its going to work.
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Well since the professional releasers have flaps the CV's should do the same thing. The one on the bottom for dumping was in the plans I received and the one between the manifold is there because there is on on a bender as well as when people make manifolds for the benders. I hope it works alright, and I want to get it working soon
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If using a homemade manifold or commercial hobby releaser then I assume I could run the Gast 1550 without the air compressor tank I have as the manifold acts the same?
I think somewhere 3rd gen had a photo of just the electric motor and Gast pump. Hooked directly to a manifold.
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