Friday, July 21, 2017

Creative Genius Or Nucking Futz, You Decide


This contraption will do 50 miles an hour!


5 comments:

  1. They're pulse jets, like the V1 "Buzz Bomb" used. Very easy to build.

    And most of that tube glows red hot after they've been running a few minutes....

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  2. I know what it is, it's just that it's a pretty large one for the application in my book.
    I'm also not seeing a whole lot of braking ability readily apparent.

    Gotta give the crazy bastard credit for creativity though.

    ;)

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  3. No Helmet or leather gear at 50mph

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  4. I discovered pulse jets when I was 12, during an explosive phase of my childhood. Friends decided to blow up an island with a barrel of gas and some home-made black powder.

    They were cleaning out a barrel with some gasoline, and had it laying on its side with both bung holes open. One of them dared me to toss a match in, and I did. Sucker pulse-fired and moved about 4 feet across the grass. Yep, accidentally discovered the pulse jet. Whoohoo!!!

    The retired Colonel (and aerospace engineer) who lived behind me gave us a 6 hour lecture and tutorial on the development of early jet engines.

    I loved my childhood, at least some aspects of it. And I still remember the formula for black powder. Hurhurhur...

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  5. SO WHEN YOU GOING TO BUILD A BETTER ONE?

    WILDFLOWER

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