Effectiveness of a Recoil Reducer<br />
Project Inspiration<br />Mercury Recoil Reducer<br />Foam Recoil Pad<br />Spring Recoil Reducer<br />
Experiment Design<br />
Reducer Assembly<br />
Reducer Installation<br />
Experiment Apparatus<br />
Experimental Setup<br />
No Reducer<br />Max:  257 ± 39 g<br />Min:  -195 ± 18 g<br />Span: 453 ± 29 g<br />
15 Washers (minimal weight)<br />79 grams<br />Max:  302 ± 15 g<br />Min:  -158± 7 g<br />Span: 460 ± 12 g<br />
30 Washers<br />158 grams<br />Max:  315 ± 17 g<br />Min:  -150± 5 g<br />Span: 465 ± 15 g<br />
40 Washers (maximum weight)<br />210 grams<br />Max:  258 ± 46 g<br />Min:  -168 ± 10 g<br />Span: 426 ± 54 g<br />
30 Washers (alternate spring)<br />Max:  296 ± 15 g<br />Min:  -147 ± 9 g<br />Span: 443 ± 19 g<br />
Summary of Results<br />
Conclusions<br />The acceleration curve did not spread out<br />The acceleration max value was not reduced<br />Ineffectiv...
Suggested Improvements<br />Instrument rifle<br />Lubricate current configuration<br />Put springs in tension<br />Damper ...
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Effectiveness of a recoil reducer

  1. 1. Effectiveness of a Recoil Reducer<br />
  2. 2. Project Inspiration<br />Mercury Recoil Reducer<br />Foam Recoil Pad<br />Spring Recoil Reducer<br />
  3. 3. Experiment Design<br />
  4. 4. Reducer Assembly<br />
  5. 5. Reducer Installation<br />
  6. 6. Experiment Apparatus<br />
  7. 7. Experimental Setup<br />
  8. 8. No Reducer<br />Max: 257 ± 39 g<br />Min: -195 ± 18 g<br />Span: 453 ± 29 g<br />
  9. 9. 15 Washers (minimal weight)<br />79 grams<br />Max: 302 ± 15 g<br />Min: -158± 7 g<br />Span: 460 ± 12 g<br />
  10. 10. 30 Washers<br />158 grams<br />Max: 315 ± 17 g<br />Min: -150± 5 g<br />Span: 465 ± 15 g<br />
  11. 11. 40 Washers (maximum weight)<br />210 grams<br />Max: 258 ± 46 g<br />Min: -168 ± 10 g<br />Span: 426 ± 54 g<br />
  12. 12. 30 Washers (alternate spring)<br />Max: 296 ± 15 g<br />Min: -147 ± 9 g<br />Span: 443 ± 19 g<br />
  13. 13. Summary of Results<br />
  14. 14. Conclusions<br />The acceleration curve did not spread out<br />The acceleration max value was not reduced<br />Ineffective at reducing felt recoil<br />Anecdotally it kicked more<br />
  15. 15. Suggested Improvements<br />Instrument rifle<br />Lubricate current configuration<br />Put springs in tension<br />Damper (screen door closer)<br />Liquid (mercury)<br />Particles (lead shot or sand)<br />

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