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steve wrote:It looks good to me Larry, I'm confident that it will run.
BTW, what is the best way to invert/re-weld the can bottom? I tried to make a reynst like this and ended up burning too many holes in the can.
Larry Cottrill wrote:The only [practical] way I found to do it was to use the bottom of a second can.
Bruno Ogorelec wrote:But, why make the bottom concave? What's wrong with convex? Melenric used convex bottoms on his big thermojets on purpose. They were not built from cans, but purpose-built, so he could have chosen any shape, but chose convex.
steve wrote:Larry, I feel like an idiot! It all makes sense to me now. now I just have to find two more cans.
Mike Everman wrote:Looks very cool. i've always wanted to try that simple crescent intake. i was thinking that it will be hard to hit a certain area if you are wanting something more knowable than TLAR. When welding, you could clamp it around a bundle of the right number of welding rods , maybe.
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