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by Jack S
Mon Aug 20, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: Jet Vehicles, All Types
Topic: Jetkart and a couple of questions
Replies: 4
Views: 5042

Re: Jetkart and a couple of questions

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by Jack S
Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:36 pm
Forum: Jet Vehicles, All Types
Topic: Jetkart and a couple of questions
Replies: 4
Views: 5042

Jetkart and a couple of questions

Hey guys, I built most of this jetkart last summer but only had time recently to finish it off. A lot of the information on this site was very useful so thanks for that. I have a couple of questions. First, I am planning on building some thrust augmenters but I am not sure what dimensions to make th...
by Jack S
Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:26 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Rolling the shapes for a lockwood hiller pulsejet?
Replies: 14
Views: 9253

Re: Rolling the shapes for a lockwood hiller pulsejet?

Thanks for the replies. I use 16 gauge mild in some of my larger chambers. When going very large in diameter I use a wooden post mandrel that is slightly smaller in diameter than the chamber. It must be relatively round on the portion you will be hammering against, and able to withstand repeated str...
by Jack S
Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Rolling the shapes for a lockwood hiller pulsejet?
Replies: 14
Views: 9253

Re: Rolling the shapes for a lockwood hiller pulsejet?

Hi, I am also trying to build Simpson's 55lb thrust Lockwood, and have a similar question so I thought I would post here instead of making a new thread. I am using 16 gauge mild steel to construct it. I managed to make the smaller cones on either end of the combustion chamber, but I am finding it ve...