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by Stephen H
Sun Jul 16, 2006 7:36 am
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: Jet-powered Dragster
Replies: 3
Views: 1394

Jet-powered Dragster

Hey all Long time no talk, looks like i have a years of reading to catch up on! I was on trademe (New Zealand's version of ebay) the other day dreaming away but what had to eventually come, from New Zealands best, the one and only Jet-powered Dragster for sale.. built by the one and only Bruce http:...
by Stephen H
Sat Apr 23, 2005 9:55 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: Hyper Charging
Replies: 8
Views: 4197

re: Hyper Charging

thanks heaps for that, i have read it before but couldnt remember totally how it works!!
by Stephen H
Sat Apr 23, 2005 2:51 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: Hyper Charging
Replies: 8
Views: 4197

Hyper Charging

hey all in the book "model jet engines" by Thomas Kamps there is a part in it about hyper charging, using a turbo as a turbine and car turbo at once... i dont have the book so i was wondering if someone could scan just the bit on hyper charging for me.. also if anyone else knows anything about it i ...
by Stephen H
Thu Mar 31, 2005 4:06 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Bruce's new project
Replies: 52
Views: 19068

re: Bruce's new project

New Zealand land speed record and a pulsejet land speed record.. i know valved pulsejets go though valves fairly fast but they are more effecient so wouldnt it make sense to make two 200lbs valves jets and they would take up less space for aerodynamics... and every timed run or important run you do ...
by Stephen H
Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:17 pm
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Bruce's new project
Replies: 52
Views: 19068

re: Bruce's new project

hey zack because bruce bet you to the idea how about you build yours with your 300lbs and the week after he makes his record go and totally smash it!!! about the indycycle most land speed records need 4 wheels, the first person to break the sound barrier on land only had three and although he was ti...
by Stephen H
Tue Mar 29, 2005 5:46 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Bruce's new project
Replies: 52
Views: 19068

re: Bruce's new project

well i have thought about that one.. but i dont know the answer, but my guess would be no... there is the foxten straights, a few roads down south island that nobody goes down often, mabey a airforce runway
by Stephen H
Mon Mar 28, 2005 6:14 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Bruce's new project
Replies: 52
Views: 19068

re: Bruces new project

if your willing to fund it i would :lol:
there was even a 10,000-12,000HP turbine on trade me (NZ's ebay) for $6,000... if only i had that money!!
by Stephen H
Tue Mar 22, 2005 8:16 pm
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Bruce's new project
Replies: 52
Views: 19068

re: Bruces new project

i think the most scary thing is those front bike wheels and the the hight it is off the ground, so much air is gonna get under there that one gust could be a plainful experience!!
by Stephen H
Tue Mar 22, 2005 7:56 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Bruce's new project
Replies: 52
Views: 19068

Bruce's new project

hey all

havnt been here for awhile but i read awhile ago that bruce was going for a new zealand record and it had something to do with pulsejets.. well this could be it... he is gonna kill himself one day with a dragster like that!!! http://www.aardvark.co.nz/pjet/
by Stephen H
Fri Feb 11, 2005 11:58 am
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: FWE - The Next Generation
Replies: 9
Views: 3887

Re: FWE - The Next Generation

hey larry after your last fre jets you must be very emotionally attached to your file by now!!! just seems to be a lot of filing work involved, but looks interesting!
by Stephen H
Mon Jan 24, 2005 5:14 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: Coal fired gas turbine?
Replies: 7
Views: 3900

Re: Coal fired gas turbine?

why turbine? go straight for the valveless? reynst??
by Stephen H
Mon Jan 24, 2005 5:13 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: G-Shock Ratings?
Replies: 12
Views: 6609

Re: G-Shock Ratings?

you mean the small canisters used for camping stoves and lights? they dont have enough fuel going though them to power a pulsejet, i would sugest getting a liquid system so you dont need a big propane tank! using a pump straight into the CC. this includes fuel ,turbine, batteries, computers, valves ...
by Stephen H
Thu Jan 20, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: G-Shock Ratings?
Replies: 12
Views: 6609

Re: G-Shock Ratings?

if you just want it for demos why not use a pulsejet? much louder to amaze people and cheaper and should handel bumps ok if you keep the fuel going all the time!
by Stephen H
Wed Jan 19, 2005 10:43 pm
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: Balloon burners as thermojet?
Replies: 13
Views: 5171

Re: Balloon burners as thermojet?

dont forget the problim of starting it, dont really wanna have to carry around a bottle of compressed air!!
by Stephen H
Tue Jan 18, 2005 8:15 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: G-Shock Ratings?
Replies: 12
Views: 6609

Re: G-Shock Ratings?

or you could just add a simple suspension system to the luge??