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Serious clockwork

Post by hussra » Sat Apr 06, 2013 10:36 am

This just popped up in my YouTube subscriptions - amazing stuff, real clockwork engineering!

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More over at http://www.ngdr.net/Manifold/ClockworkARM1G/index.html
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Post by Mr. Bond of the DVLR » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:25 am

Wow! I wonder if that is a record. Could do with a gramaphone regulator in it like the marklin 0-6-0 tank locos for a more sedate speed but it certainly is impressive.
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Post by hussra » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:48 am

I think it has a governor in it, but not yet perfected. Quite a system - the boiler contains seven spring assemblies in a line, each one winding the next...
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Post by Stuvon » Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:51 pm

Wow Indeed! That is proper engineering, the science geek in me loves the door counter on the electric drill / winder.
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Post by Lner fan Sam » Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:31 pm

That is proper engineering there!!! I wonder what the performance would be if he based it of a 9f. Small wheels for slow speed and a long boiler to have lots of springs.
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Post by dizzysteamer » Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:04 pm

No doubt about that one a really amazing build its very well engineered a class job for sure :D

Well done indeed :)

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