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steve wrote:as promised pics:
starting is very easy when compared to the elektra- spray the air, turn on the spark and adjust the gas untill it sustains, no warm up time required!
Larry Cottrill wrote:
What we have here is an apparently successful engine built as close as possible to a carefully contrived set of dimensions based on a fairly simple hypothesis.
First of all, I think we have validated the 'Hinote Criteria' as a design hypothesis for a certain class of valveless engines.
steve wrote:I just fired it up and it ran great!!!
It seemed to pe producing a good amount of thrust and made a sound Ive never heard before: there was the traditional pulsejet buzz but with undertones that sounded like an almost melodic humming
Although there was not supposed to be much flame out the intake, as it turns out, there is a lot.
steve wrote:I have been thinking about it for a while and I can't figure out why the tailpipe dosn't get hot enough to glow. I't makes no sense to me whatsoever! ;-P
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