AI Tornado Airsoft Impact Grenade BLK
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- Discharge Velocity: Between 65fps-140fps (first to last shot)
- Loaded Weight: 260g
- Width: 2.125"
- Triggers at one inch drop to floor!
- Propane powered! Can be configured for HFC134a too
- Completely re-useable. Just reload bbs and gas!
- Blast 200 BBs 360 degrees!
- ONE YEAR Manufacturer Warranty.
Add the Tornado Impact to your arsenal of Tornado Grenades. The Impact grenade explodes on impact, compared to the Timer grenade that offers set back times of 1.5 or 3 seconds. The Impact Tornado explodes immediately once it hits a hard surface - from as little as one inch away on concrete, but will hold - even with the pin pulled - when you shake it aggressively in your hand!
Incredible blast radius and coverage for full strikes in a room. Invented, tried, and tested by airsoft players. Virtually indestructible, one-piece design.
How It Works: The Tornado Grenade
For some time I wrestled with the idea of publishing this "How it Works" article. On one hand I didn't want to hand over a couple years of R&D to some clone shop. On the other, I do want to help my end users come to a practical appreciation of how their Tornado grenade works. In the end I realize that an elegant product usually ends up being simple enough to reverse engineer so I might as well provide a well photographed and clear explanation of how my product works before too much misinformation crops up. My patent will be enforceable soon and I have to admit that manufacturing these things is a bit of a bugger for me and I designed the damn thing so maybe that'll keep out the copyshops.
This article is the first of a few practical articles I plan to publish on my Tornado grenade. It will set the stage for a troubleshooting guide that I am working on as well as a maintenance video.
Please familiarize yourself with this annotated section photograph. All of the parts in the Tornado will be referred to by the names indicated here.
Zones of the Tornado Grenade:
Parts of the Tornado Grenade
Bumper: Rubber bumper with integral plug and plug lanyard
Top Cap: Machined aluminum cap which provides timing delay functions
Delay Restrictor: Partially blocked opening in the TC which acts as a timebase for the grenade delay
Shuttle: Grenade SuperPart! The most complicated part which participates in timing, gas storage, gas filling, and firing processes
Fill Valve: Brass valve screwed into the core of the shuttle
Upper Delay Seal: Rubber seal sealing between the reservoir and the delay chamber
Lower Fire Seal: Rubber seal sealing between the reservoir and the manifold
Stem Orings: Orings on the stem of the shuttle
Body Tube: Machined a
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