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  1. james007bond's Avatar
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    Jan 12, 2010, 2:10 PM - Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #1

    Guys

    Have any of you chaps added a smoke machine to your JP's so that smoke vents out of the rocket exhaust ports...? One of the guys in the UK has done this, it looks quite impressive, however details are very thin on how this can be done safely....

    Ta
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    Jan 12, 2010, 2:32 PM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #2

    Well... around halloween time I see really small electronic smoke machines for sale at places like Wal-Mart. As far as safety, just secure it very well and let it get ventilated, have plenty of room around it and the JP material and you should be good. I don't think they produce a lot of heat. That's all I can think of since I haven't actually installed out. Pretty neat concept though.
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    Jan 12, 2010, 10:26 PM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #3

    I was planning to do this at one time, I was going to use compressed air. the kind you use for paint-ball.
    you would need to have a valve that opens and closes quickly, tank, battery, solenoids...etc
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    Jan 12, 2010, 11:39 PM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #4

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    Jan 13, 2010, 12:29 AM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #5

    I've seen a pressurized CO2 set up with valves and a switch to the gauntlet. Looked cool, but made the jetpack very very heavy.
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    Jan 13, 2010, 12:44 AM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #6

    All the smoke machines that I have ever used get very hot and would probably damage most packs.
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    Jan 13, 2010, 6:36 PM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #7

    why not rig something up with dust-off cans and odorless talcum powder?
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    Jan 14, 2010, 6:07 AM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #8

    Well guys, i've kinda gone and bought a smoke machine kit from a fellow TDH brother..

    Man this baby is gonna rock.....

    Here's the youtube video link...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OapA75fgA-k

    Oh that's not my JP btw, that the JP of our TDH brother....
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    Jan 19, 2010, 3:16 PM - Re: Adding a smoke machine to a Jet Pack #9

    I used a paintball CO2 canister. The "smoke" the CO2 makes is not as good as a smoke machine, but the noise from the CO2 makes up for it. I've scared everyone from kids to adults and even our seasoned troopers when I have set it off.

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...UST-Parts-List

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