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XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:12 PM
hey

i almost exclusively use YAK-9K.

got to thinking, if it explodes on impact, luckily it doesnt go off when firing. what prevents this? since its a cannon shell, i highly doubt it would be a timing fuse, but more of an "impact fuse".

im probably looking at it in the wrong perspective. im thinking if its a weight vs.acceleration, why doesnt it go off when fired. (fired forward, weight/fuse is pushed back)

or is the contact actually activated when the fuse is pushed forward (from an actual impact) makes sence?


think i just answered it but not sure.

BASICS only, dont have to get all geeked out and technical with 50 posters all yellin at each other because specs are wrong from muzzel velocity, to year of mfg, and stuff like that.

thx

XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:12 PM
hey

i almost exclusively use YAK-9K.

got to thinking, if it explodes on impact, luckily it doesnt go off when firing. what prevents this? since its a cannon shell, i highly doubt it would be a timing fuse, but more of an "impact fuse".

im probably looking at it in the wrong perspective. im thinking if its a weight vs.acceleration, why doesnt it go off when fired. (fired forward, weight/fuse is pushed back)

or is the contact actually activated when the fuse is pushed forward (from an actual impact) makes sence?


think i just answered it but not sure.

BASICS only, dont have to get all geeked out and technical with 50 posters all yellin at each other because specs are wrong from muzzel velocity, to year of mfg, and stuff like that.

thx

XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:15 PM
oh yeah, the 2nd sentence of first post "explodes on impact"...im talking bout the SHELL....not me YAK

we all know a PLANE would splode on IMPACTACT.

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XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:25 PM
Check this link...maybe it will help:

http://matrix.dumpshock.com/raygun/ammo/special/explosive.html

XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:37 PM
I found it very effective for my meager brain to understand.

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XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:39 PM
as I understand it, artilery shells had a sliding fuse . .

When fired, the fues would slide to the back of the shell as part of the whole momentum thing, and when it hit it would slide back front and cause the exlosion.

although, it owuldn't be hard to make a fuse not sliding .

You see, FIRING the shell causes a great forward acceleration.

the shell's impact causes a great BACKwards acceleration, or decelleration.

all you would have to do is use the differences there.

XyZspineZyX
11-01-2003, 10:51 PM
thats what i kinda figured.


i didnt think about it until i was putting my first post in.