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Originally posted by nh_ee
The Patent itself was not Fraudulent or else it would not have been granted by the regulating authority of the US Patent Office.
Any inventor requires investment capital in order to launch or capitalize their product.
I too am certain that the majority of investors lost their investment capital with Meyers simply due to the fact that it does make it slightly difficult to repay your investors based upon the profits of your invention when you are Dead.
If you haven't anything more constructive to contribute to this thread as far as pertinence to the technical aspects of the implementation of HHO in our vehicles, as is the predominating theme and topic of this thread, then consider this my first and last response to you.
With the exception of perpetual motion machines. Proposals for such inoperable machines have become so common that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has made an official policy of refusing to grant patents for perpetual motion machines without a working model.
Originally posted by john_bmth
Your DO NOT need to demonstrate an idea works in order to obtain a patent.
Did you read the article from Popular Mechanics I linked to in this post where they had an installer put all kinds of mileage improving gadgets including HHO, and had the car accurately tested on EPA dynamometers before and after, and found no improvement in mileage?
Originally posted by Binder
People call me from all over the world on an almost daily basis to pick my brain about fuel mileage solutions, and to get "The rest of the story" about an idea, or gizmo they have found.
Originally posted by TribeOfManyColours
Originally posted by boncho
reply to post by TribeOfManyColours
It takes energy to raise the water to a level for it to pour down. Meaning, the system is not practical for real world use. Unless it was supposed to replace turbines but I highly doubt it yields more electricity.
I love this concept very much. I would love to see this in large. So that you would have an continuous spark or something
You can clearly see that the rate this water drops isn't so fast. If you make an tank, is that problem solved. I see great potential in this concept. Brilliant idea
The Fleming Hydro-Ram is an efficient, lightweight, dependable and inexpensive hydraulic ram pump made possible by modern technology. It works on the same principles of physics that enable its cumbersome predecessors to water the farmlands of Europe, the MidEast and Asia over the past two hundred years.
John Whitehurst is credited with inventing a non-self-acting ram pump in England in 1772. By 1796 a Frenchman, Joseph Michael Montgolfier, had added a valve, which made the device self-acting, making the ram pump almost a perpetual motion machine when water supplies were steady.
In 1809, the first American patent was issued to J. Cerneau and S.S. Hallet in New York...but it wasn't until 1832 that information began spreading across the eastern states about the "simple pump that pushes water uphill using energy from falling water."