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PostPosted: Sat Aug 12, 2017 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

MrMamod wrote:
Chair whizzer thingy


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Here's what was posted on the meccano facebook page, so I tried to give it a go with my 8 car boot bundle


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I see. Each of the chairs (planets) rotates on its own axis while orbiting the centre (sun). Are you sure that's not an orrery?
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jim_easterbrook wrote:
I see. Each of the chairs (planets) rotates on its own axis while orbiting the centre (sun). Are you sure that's not an orrery?


 

The chairs whip around because the two bars connecting them have different centre pivot points, I wouldn't like to be on earth if it suddenly whipped 90 degrees, while in orbit  
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's a good one to build and run with an engine Jon.

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Its got to be Wurlitzer
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Interesting demonstration of physics as well
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