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loss of mass effect
Dear Gyronauts, Craig Schaefer, who, from his wonderfully over produced u-tube videos seems to be a professor of physics, has inadvertently put up a video which, far from confirming conventional ...
Asked on 13 July 2013 by Nitro
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Centrifuge can mask the truth in testing.
It is over due to clarify a distinction. In gravity powered gyroscopes centrifuge is very prevalent and unless one accepts that, all his testing and hypotheses will be miss-lead. Once centrifuge is ac ...
Asked on 27 June 2013 by Glenn Hawkins
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Proof
Has anyone out there (other than Sandy Kidd) done a sucessful counter-weight test or pendulum test?
Asked on 13 June 2013 by Ted Pittman
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Answer me a riddle
Hello fellows, Three flywheels are mounted on the same shaft, separated from one another by a distance of 1mm. They are exactly alike, except the center wheel is doubly heavy and weighs as muc ...
Asked on 23 May 2013 by Glenn Hawkins
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precession around the centre of mass
Hi all, Blaze and others have suggested that an overhung gyro on a frictionless base will rotate around its centre of mass Blaze, you are fundamentally wrong in your assumption that a pivote ...
Asked on 12 May 2013 by Nitro
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Bent actions and reactions
Hello Gang, AN ANNOUNCEMENT This is an advance exert from my research that I can now prove. For myself, the one condition has led to the most important questions in our combined research. ...
Asked on 10 May 2013 by Glenn Hawkins
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More New Experiments and Data!
Please visit my blog @ http://relmachine.blogspot.com/2013/05/experiment-109-rotating-central-axis-at.html ...
Asked on 2 May 2013 by Ravi
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What would it take, to bring all the 'free thinkers' together?
A relatively simple question with immense ramifications but, what would it take!? Who would be on your list of candidates, would you be willing to take part in the greatest experiment the world has se ...
Asked on 1 May 2013 by Kirk Harper
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Project
Guys, NM, I posted in the old thread "ok sit up and take notice" but it didn't come to the top, and my new post doesn't show so not sure what's happening.. but I'll repost here. -- I'm a 30 y ...
Asked on 15 April 2013 by AShep
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counterforce
If we spin the flywheel in the Gyroscope with 5W of power. Then, moving the gyro to get max counterforce, can we get 5W (or more) from counterforce before the flywheel stops running? Respecting the fa ...
Asked on 5 April 2013 by rob
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Gyro precession and motion in space
The gyro is in a non gravitational field and we will ignore all frictions for this question. Imagine a gyro system that consists of a spinning flywheel at one end of the axle and a non spinning w ...
Asked on 2 April 2013 by Blaze
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Angular momentum in precession
Evening all, In light of the recent and almost universal agreement relating to the presence and magnitude of centrifugal force in gyroscopic systems I feel obliged to ask a few questions. Please n ...
Asked on 8 March 2013 by Sandy Kidd
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Gyro Flywheel in different orientations
Has anyone built an overhung gyro where the spin axis of the flywheel was NOT the same shaft as the arm of the gyro? In other words the axle of the flywheel is perpendicular to the arm of the system ( ...
Asked on 27 February 2013 by Blaze
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New Experiments
Ladies and Gentlemen, awesome new data: http://relmachine.blogspot.com Noteworthy Trends: A) Of the many very inter ...
Asked on 24 February 2013 by Ravi
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a demonstration of mass displacement without external application of a force...
Hi everyone, Yes! I can hear some of you saying WTF now! But, if you want to see where the future - perhaps not yours or mine, but our children’s - is gong to come from, please have a look a ...
Asked on 14 February 2013 by Nitro
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There is not a opposite reaction to releasing precession.
The following was a discussion between Luis Gonzalez and Blaze Luis Gonzales: “I found one of the presented concepts to be an interesting puzzle (which required a fair bit of thinking from my par ...
Asked on 10 February 2013 by Glenn Hawkins
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Curious naming...
Ever consider the old-school name for the element Mercury...Hydrargyrum? Just what might a gyroscope made of mercury do? Peace and Love...
Asked on 7 February 2013 by Hydrogyro
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The Walrus said to the carpenter,
"To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and sealing wax. Of cabbages and kings.” I replied to the Walrus; Allow me to belabor an argument that will not go away. In order to proceed in th ...
Asked on 4 February 2013 by Glenn Hawkins
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Trains, Gyros, and the Plane Truth Regarding Friction
Having read about, and observed experiments with gyros, has lead us to consider whether opposite-reaction is to some extent thwarted by gyroscopic action. Until recently, my own measure of convic ...
Asked on 2 February 2013 by Luis Gonzalez
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A Droll question
At the risk of demonstrating how dull I can be here is a basic and somewhat naïve question. Start with a very wide bodied boat in space (no gravity). On each side of the boat we have oars with ...
Asked on 17 January 2013 by Luis Gonzalez
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The discovery of blinding speed precession
Hi all, Without burdening you with tests, observations and timing, this is what I found. Generally, theoretically, if you were to tap your finger moderately quickly downward (.2 seconds time) ...
Asked on 17 January 2013 by Glenn Hawkins
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Centrifugal Force in Precession’s Orbit ??
What additional phenomena can we expect from gyros IF precession’s orbit does indeed produce centrifugal force? We can expect precession of a gyro released at an angle above the horizon will trav ...
Asked on 6 January 2013 by Luis Gonzalez
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Hi Ho Hi Ho Its off to the salt mines I go. . . Again
I have come to believe that Sandy Kidd's machine does not force downward on the pivot/hub center as the wheel curves upward. It is a kind of free vertical lift. Mass is displace upwards to a new po ...
Asked on 28 December 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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the general theory is complete
I feel good like James Brown! We have known the basics for a while and now the general theory. The primary differences between rotation and precession are that; during rotation the third law of m ...
Asked on 26 December 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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test results
The generally accurate test results below, measured precession distance the wheel traveled, in relation to the distance and time it was tilted. I used a special geared/belt pulley kind of gyrosco ...
Asked on 18 December 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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The speed of precession
If a 3 ½ inch Tedco gyroscope (87 mm) circles a pedestal 10 times before it tilts 20 mm, the ratio of precession to descent would be, ( 87 mm x pi = 275 mm . 20 = 14:1) Then the ratio of dista ...
Asked on 14 December 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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Actual “Steady State” precession in a gravity powered overhung gyroscope doesn’t exist
A “perfect” overhung gyroscope that is gravity powered will have the following characteristics: 1) Steady state precession can never be fully achieved. 2) It will continue to accelerate over time. ...
Asked on 11 December 2012 by Blaze
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Newton’s Laws and Closed Systems
Premise: Any open system becomes a closed system if the borders of the system are sufficiently expanded. Discussion: Let us start with a few definitions. A “system” is a part of the phys ...
Asked on 21 November 2012 by Blaze
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on good science.........
Hi all, I said in my video that I shall try and reconstruct the fast repeater after I retire at the end of this year. Before that I shall put up, on Jogglevision, some videos showing some simpler ...
Asked on 11 November 2012 by Nitro
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Centrifugal Force
Except at the sub atomic level, the laws of mass and velocity in our part of the universe cannot be altered, not by a gyroscope or anything. Centrifugal force, depends on the mass of the object, ...
Asked on 30 October 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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Does the flywheel rpm have to increase with increased precession speed?
If one was to apply several G's to a gyro system (like if it were on a much larger planet), the precession speed would also increase. That is known. The question is this: would the flywheel rpm h ...
Asked on 11 October 2012 by Blaze
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O.K. Sit up and take notice. Here is how to do it!
Dear Gyronaughts, As this section of the forum needs livening up.......... I have found another old video in a loft – Oh! So many lofts! Oh! So much junk! – which shows both the primary and ...
Asked on 30 September 2012 by Nitro
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New experiments
Hi there guys and gals, Check out my latest post: These experiments show behavior that physicists would not be a ...
Asked on 8 August 2012 by Ravi
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New experiments
Hi there guys and gals, Check out my latest post: These experiments show behavior that physicists would not be a ...
Asked on 8 August 2012 by Ravi
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Who will purchase such a device
How to market or get in touch with people that will be interested in these systems. I have been working on mine for a while and after a lot of general research, I found that there is a lot of very unb ...
Asked on 7 August 2012 by rodney buljubasic
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Video for Albert Druid
Dear Albert, I think this is the one you seek. Ram would dicount this because it's got no nail holes to poke his finger in! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nstIIZZadAM Kind regards NM
Asked on 2 August 2012 by nitro
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any new stuf?
hey Lou - are you still around- you got any new stuf?
Asked on 23 July 2012 by Albert Druid
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OK the test.
Pencil mark a spot on a highly polished surface. Sprinkle talcum powder around the surface. Cram crushed ice into the under cavity of a pedestal. Set the pedestal down on top of the pencil mark. Us ...
Asked on 14 July 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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The biggest concern
The biggest concern I have is an old one. We are sure steady state precession acts like coasting in some ways while it is being constantly powered. But the acceleration to reach steady state precessio ...
Asked on 14 July 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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A break in direction
Dear all A break seems to be needed, You couldn't make it up! I have always thought that people from small island communities tended to be very inventive. My Grandfather on the Scottish ...
Asked on 13 July 2012 by Nitro
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The Five Motions of a Gravity Powered Overhung Gyroscope Precessing at Steady State
The five motions are as follows: 1) RPM of gyro wheel (how fast it is spinning). 2) Horizontal ORBITAL motion of gyro wheel around the pivot. This is NOT the same thing as precession. 3) Precess ...
Asked on 4 July 2012 by Blaze
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Gyroscopic "Catch 22"
As there is a lot more to this spinning wheel stuff than precession I wonder what Ram will make of this? I have submitted this posting in the hope that this may help Ram and others understand where ...
Asked on 1 July 2012 by Sandy Kidd
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how to describe why precession does what it does
Dear Will Nelson (and others), You have stumbled across the problem with forums:- Most of the answers to life, the universe and everything are probably revealed in the web’s forum and blogs but n ...
Asked on 25 June 2012 by Nitro
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String theory
String theory A weight suspended by a chord constitutes a free pendulum. As such it has properties which can be derived from Newton’s basic axioms. The primary property is that the time for ...
Asked on 22 June 2012 by Momentus
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The collision
I had not intended to post, but I think I should report this: I knew for years there was a hard blow to be had. Blaze found it earlier too. I went outside with no intention of fooling around with ...
Asked on 6 June 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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Does a gyro wheel retain velocity when released?
My theory is that when an overhung gyro wheel is precessing and is suddenly disconnected from the arm, it will continue to travel in a straight line. This effect would most easily be seen when the gyr ...
Asked on 4 June 2012 by Blaze
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Where does precession come from?
The last reaction from the series of reactions that cause precession occurs in the bottom of the wheel, with most of the precess force located between 140o and 220o. The release of precession is ...
Asked on 1 June 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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Another old test
Hello Gang, I kept reading Blaze's excellent work. This morning very early I went out side to redo an old test. I found the remnants still intact. I had welded a steel rod the diameter less that ...
Asked on 27 May 2012 by Glenn Hawkins
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Theory: Mass Transfer is really just Weight Transfer
Premise: What is commonly called Mass Transfer is actually ONLY weight transfer. The MASS of the gyro wheel stays with the wheel. Only the WEIGHT of the gyro wheel is transferred to the pivot. ...
Asked on 24 May 2012 by Blaze
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Has anyone seen or know of a really big gyro system?
The biggest gyro I have seen is the 50 pound wheel in the heretic video. This gyro still moves fairly slowly, precessing once in about 3 to 4 seconds as it is being raised by the professor. Has anyone ...
Asked on 24 May 2012 by Blaze
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