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by cudabean
Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:48 am
Forum: Valveless pulsejet forum
Topic: Flame Hurricane
Replies: 6
Views: 6400

Flame Hurricane

Hey Kids! Impress EVERYBODY in your neighborhood, even that crotchety old Mr. Snell, with your very own Flame Hurricane! The Flame Hurricane is a highly magnified version of the Flame Tornado featured in several SRL shows (and conceived by Kevin Binkert). It utilizes five LOUD 150 LB thrust Pulsejet...
by cudabean
Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:36 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Morbid question but?
Replies: 9
Views: 6397

Don't know if this is really true or not, but I once read that there are more people alive right now than have ever died. So that would mean that there's been somewhat less than 12 billion people.

Anyone having support for or against this, it would be interesting to hear from them.

by cudabean
Wed Oct 22, 2003 12:31 am
Forum: Gas turbine forum
Topic: Allison J-33 engine on eBay
Replies: 1
Views: 3257

Allison J-33 engine on eBay

It's kind of fun to go out to eBay to see what jets people are selling. This one produces 4,000 lbs of thrust and weight 1,800 lbs. It's from a Lockheed T-33. It's basically a slightly refined Whittle engine (with two back-to-back centrifugal compressors and two air intakes that vector the compresse...
by cudabean
Tue Oct 14, 2003 5:06 pm
Forum: Valved pulsejet forum
Topic: For Your Comments & Criticism: Proposed Pulse Turbine
Replies: 14
Views: 10968

Larry, If all you want to do is extract a small amount of power from the pulsejet, You might consider a small stirling motor instead. With a stirling, you need not introduce anything in the exhaust stream, rather, you'd use the radiant heat. That way, you should be able to have the same thrust as be...
by cudabean
Tue Oct 14, 2003 4:49 pm
Forum: Tools and Construction
Topic: Walls
Replies: 2
Views: 3336

I've had sugar-free immitation mango fruit beverage from mexico recently that used guar gum. I wouldn't call it pleasant--soon after mixing it became thick and slimy. Thixotropic, in case you didn't know, is the interesting property of a material that liquefies under shock. If you take clay and slow...