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Tech/Engineering - Mechanics / Mech Engineering
|French term or phrase: en chargeant sur|
|In a patent relating to a harpoon gun:|
En chargeant sur la flèche des élastiques de section plus importante (20 ; 24 ; 28... millimètres), le chasseur toujours en quête de puissance peut additionner encore davantage de sandows de (16mm) sous le fusil, la flèche ne gênant pas le chargement dessous.
Thanks very much for help on the phrase "en chargeant sur la fleche".
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just a thought. But could't get the mechanics of it.
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harpoon gun or spear gun?
As far as I know, harpoon guns use explosive charges, both for firing and, these days, in their heads.
A scuba diver's spear gun (which fires "harpons") is powered by rubber bands.
I'm not a scuba diver, but as far as I am aware, these things are usually fired by two rubber bands, one on each side the spear, attached to a metal piece that locks onto a hook on the shaft of the spear.
Your text sounds to me as if it has rubber bands on TOP of AND UNDERNEATH the spear. If so, then it has to be "by loading thicker rubber bands on top of / on the top side of the spear/the gun".
I'm not sure "on top of the SPEAR" would work, but then I don't know what this contraption looks like. It would tend to imply that some bands are attached to the top of the spear while others are attached to the bottom. I imagine this would make for complications that would best be avoided. Logically, I should think, all the bands, wherever located, would have to be attached to the spear shaft at a single location, probably on top of the shaft (since it is prob. resting in a groove on the gun), but I guess that would not preclude some bands being attached to a lower point on the gun and going up obliquely to the fitting that transfers power to the shaft when the trigger is pulled.
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