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Salvage-1

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I was just looking through my stash and got the instructions out for the AWM J230Skid.

There is a fiber washer that stacks between the nozzle and the first grain. Why is this?

My only thought is that it aids the motor coming up to pressure, but I havent seen others like this, is it AMW specific?

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Rob / S1
 

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my guess would be..to keep the Ti from beating up the nozzle so much and/or to keep the Ti from building up on the nozzle throat?

A guess...

Tony
 

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Like Tony said, it was for nozzle safety. Not sure if it ever worked, but Paul put those in all 54 and 75 skids.
 

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Thank you, yes, it does seem to have a certain sense to it for skids.
The grains smell nice... and are a yellow/orange, not like the dark CTi Skids.
 

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Thank you, yes, it does seem to have a certain sense to it for skids.
The grains smell nice... and are a yellow/orange, not like the dark CTi Skids.
Yep what others said to protect nozzle from the Ti beating it up. AMW used yellow iron oxide, hence the yellowish/orangish color of the grains.
 
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