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by Stephen H
Wed Jul 28, 2004 5:23 am
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Fantastic claims!
Replies: 4
Views: 2941

i got zapped by 2 batteries from trains.. and they were 2 fully charged 12V 20Ah each.... tingly fingers for a few mins!! they worked well as a welder when we had 3 of them together!!
by Stephen H
Sun Jul 11, 2004 1:01 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: HELLO PEOPLE
Replies: 3
Views: 2035

i remember when i was new on this forum tom (coffee) introducing himself as someone from the mental hospital!!... sounds about right!
by Stephen H
Tue Jul 06, 2004 9:07 pm
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: HELP! Need knowledge on parts for a simple Pulse jet.
Replies: 8
Views: 5283

go to http://www.aardvark.co.nz/pjet read though that then come back here for any more questions you want.
by Stephen H
Tue Jul 06, 2004 9:00 pm
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: inlet valve testing
Replies: 1
Views: 2451

it could well just be that there isnt enough air going though, it wasnt being spred out evenly so that all the valves would open evenly. im not sure if it would be a problim or not.

Stephen
by Stephen H
Tue Jun 29, 2004 5:31 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

brunoogorelec wrote:If you mean you can see no reason why to bend the pulsejet, well, to fit it within the dimenions set by the contest rules.
I mean i can see no reason why not to!!.. sorry i wasnt very clear there...
MECHENG hows it going??
by Stephen H
Thu Jun 24, 2004 4:57 am
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: No Weld Pulsejet
Replies: 32
Views: 18931

I just checked the weld-less section on bruce's website and apparently he has finally updated it. Instead of the twin concentric tubes he proposed earlier and that these posts have been addressing, he has settled with the more conventional layout seen on most engines. Aparently he realized, as many...
by Stephen H
Wed Jun 23, 2004 5:59 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

wow... cool.. never thought about that... but i see there would be no reason why!
by Stephen H
Wed Jun 23, 2004 5:56 am
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: No Weld Pulsejet
Replies: 32
Views: 18931

the narrow gap between the Inner Tube and the outer tube was why i was humming and haaring about it. but im glad i go the math right this time :) i dont really intend on using this its just something i needed to do for school. i will probibly right it all up and give it to people who want it some da...
by Stephen H
Tue Jun 22, 2004 10:06 am
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: No Weld Pulsejet
Replies: 32
Views: 18931

ok guys im back at it... this time im getting marked for the math for school.... im pretty sure this is all right but it doesnt look it. ahh well have a look anyway! thanks
by Stephen H
Tue Jun 22, 2004 5:07 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

i was just thinking and the Alpha, BMS, Didgeridoo pulsejets to name a few all fit under 2 feet? one of these would beet any giant jam jar wouldnt it ?
by Stephen H
Tue Jun 22, 2004 4:21 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

believe it or not but eletric are the fastest RC boats around http://www.rumrunnerracing.com/ going at about 120mph!!
by Stephen H
Mon Jun 21, 2004 4:58 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

Larry how long is your Elektra I ?? The rulles say the boat can be 2 feet long and 1 foot wide.

also can we keep this topic about the boat, feel free to make a new thred.

Stephen
by Stephen H
Thu Jun 17, 2004 9:15 pm
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

Avenger you think a locky is over kill... you seen http://www.aardvark.co.nz/pjet/pjetboat.shtml ??
by Stephen H
Thu Jun 17, 2004 8:36 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: MEW601 Assembly Drawing / Thermoboat contest ideas??
Replies: 72
Views: 29788

unless me and tom are wrong do rockets not count as a thermo reaction motor ?? Stick some little spoilers on ya boat just to make the people happy and make sure they look like they will do something but not actually do it!!! also try making your hull out of cardboard and spray it with paint or foam ...
by Stephen H
Wed Jun 16, 2004 4:39 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Price of Gasoline
Replies: 14
Views: 5658

petrol in NZ is 50.7 a liter... its one of the highest it has been in decades!