painting pulse jet

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bastard squad
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painting pulse jet

Post by bastard squad » Fri May 14, 2004 4:06 am

iv found some very high temp paints that im considering buying so i can paint some of or maybe all of my jet...some are only up to 1500 deg and others are up to 5000 i think....how hot does the outside of a pulse jet get???

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Post by Stephen H » Fri May 14, 2004 5:55 am

why would you want to do that?

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Post by paul skinner » Fri May 14, 2004 2:33 pm

Um, this might be more of what you're looking for, at least it works for me.

Anodizing your Aluminum (for the head)..

http://www.mini-lathe.com/Anodizing/ano ... uminum.htm

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Post by larry cottrill » Fri May 14, 2004 3:55 pm

Stephen H wrote:why would you want to do that?
Stephen -

See Bill Hinote's 'Black Body Heat Rejection' thread about the advantages of making your jet pipe black -- basically, improved radiative cooling.

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Post by Stephen H » Fri May 14, 2004 8:18 pm

sorry, that question sounded very blunt. i was actually asking why not just giving a rehtorical question

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Post by Mark » Fri May 14, 2004 11:29 pm

Principal Skinner wrote:Um, this might be more of what you're looking for, at least it works for me.

Anodizing your Aluminum (for the head)..

http://www.mini-lathe.com/Anodizing/ano ... uminum.htm
I've read several anodizing techniques, including Bruce's, and nowhere does anyone have any speckled designs. I have some MAG-LITE aluminum flashlights of red and blue and purple even but I haven't seen any speckled designs. I think speckling would be really neat stuff. Multi-colored patterns might be a real hot seller. Even a flashlight would be lots more fun if it had exotic color schemes instead of a single boring color.
Maybe some sort of Peter Max inspired color schemes would sell as well. Are manufacturers afraid of speckling do you think? If it's good enough for Easter Eggs it's good enough for pulsejets I say.
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Post by sparks » Wed May 19, 2004 4:08 am

Something tells me you have not realised the unexpected things plain one-colour anodizing may have to surprise you when you think things are OK ;-)
But it's fun to anodize, thats for sure.
Sometimes it even looks nice too.

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Post by Mark » Wed May 19, 2004 5:25 am

I'd like to see some failed results just for the patterns where the dye took in different depths of color and form. I was looking a box full of anodized items for rope, lots of pretty colors like jewels, still they were each a single color.
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Post by paul skinner » Wed May 19, 2004 7:52 pm

Makes you wonder if you played with the technique a bit, if you could tie dye it?

Wouldn't that be a laugh. A tie dyed (sic) pulsejet. Probably go over well with the people in California though. :) :)

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Pulsejet modeling

Post by Mark » Thu May 20, 2004 4:04 am

Scroll for an overview of spaced out patterns
http://www.countdown-creations.com/tie_ ... ID=1057545

Or perhaps something like this would make for an interesting tie-dyed Dynajet Grateful Deadhead.
http://www.discshoppe.com/Merchant2/info/tie-dye.html

And if you are going to tie-dye your engine or be seen with a psychedelic pulsejet, you're going to need socks.
http://www.egsmith.com/cgi-local/SoftCa ... dye_models_

And a shirt, ...

http://www.essesco.com/tiedye7.htm

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