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Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Postby amerikestrel » July 21st, 2010, 12:24 pm

I have a (probably very stupid) bottle rocket question.

I purchased this launcher and this pump, but I can't figure out for the life of me how to attach the pump nozzle to the tube in the launcher so that pressurizes the rocket. What am I doing wrong?
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Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Postby rocketman1555 » July 21st, 2010, 4:48 pm

There should be an adaptor with the launcher if the pump doesn't work. Although it should work fine, I have the same launcher, and just bought a bike pump and it works fine, just make sure you latch the pump so that it seals with the tube from the launcher, that may be the issue.
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Re: Egg-O-Naut C

Postby fleet130 » July 21st, 2010, 4:56 pm

See: PITSCO Website Click on the small thumbnails below the picture. The 5th (depending on which photo you're looking at) photo shows the launcher hose being inserted into the pump hose chuck.

There is a release lever on the chuck. Lift the lever as shown in the picture to open the chuck. Push and hold the launcher hose end fitting firmly into the chuck. Fold the lever back down to lock the hose fitting in the chuck. Lift the lever again to release the launcher hose from the chuck.
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