Perpetual Motion Test - Da Vinci Overbalanced Wheel
by idea_beans, published
I must have done the design incorrectly or something... if anyone has any idea how to make it work like in the YouTube video, please let me know. Otherwise this thing is just another cool desktop ornament!
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With the number of these thing on youtube and here, why hasn't someone stepped up and started raking in the cash? Why is everyone who is working on one of there always "just around the corner" and asking for money? This should be an every day thing by now. Good Lord! If DaVinci studied this extensively 600 years ago, why is everyone on the edge of success after such a long time? Could it be that this really is not possible and that the laws of thermodynamics and physics really are true? Someone needs to wake up and smell the toast burning.
You are ignoring the fact that the "tool" you are referring to cited a principle well known within the physics community, and judging by your response it seems that you have never even looked into said principle. I'm not at all deriding you, I actually like what you have made. However, simply because people are saying that the overbalanced wheel is impossible, does not mean that we are referring to the fact that it is 3D printed. Even a "shining example of a perpetual motion machine" would not work. No one is putting you down, they are just refuting the idea that this will work. I believe this may be a better investment: http://funny-pictures-lol.com/...
thanks, I had to make a couple of mods but it does work. to the tool that said this would never work and that you would be a multi- billionaire. Where do I pickup my cash.
Main issues with the design was the weight, the main shaft the wheel sits on is plastic and the shape of the wheel spokes. Nothing a little filing didn't fix and a little steel.
I am working on another model that will give you "Perpetual motion" that will still work if there is a little friction so it will be 100% printable. I say "Perpetual motion" as it will only run for as long as the plastic will last due to wear and tear/ friction however it should take at least a year before you have to start replacing parts (as they are plastic).
I think the main reason a lot of people comment and say that this will never work is that they think when someone says this "3D printed" model made in "Plastic" is literally a shining example of a perpetual motion machine. Reality check people, a plastic machine that has been printed would be a prototype at best so stop putting people down for their great designs and hard work.
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Print and assemble as shown in the photos.
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