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Originally posted by N3k9Ni
reply to post by Rockpuck
This has been tried for centuries.
The easiest explanation for the Bessler mystery is that some form of external power moved the wheel through a hidden mechanism. If we assume that Bessler had a free hand to install his wheels in extreme secrecy, it becomes conceivable that he adopted such a scheme. The power could have come from a confederate turning a crank, a falling weight, or a tightly wound spring. Bessler might have easily put together a deception of this kind at his own house, but to do so at the Castle Weissenstein would have involved various architectural problems, and posed a great risk of detection. By all accounts, those who inspected the machine always went away satisfied that the bearings were open and free from any suspicion. Hundreds of competent, honest, impartial people carefully examined every aspect of the machine, looking specifically for the slightest sign of fraud, and none was ever found.
Gottfried Teuber (1656 - 1731) Court Cleric and Mathematician
Viewed the one-directional wheel in 1714
"It is a hollow wheel of wood, ten feet in diameter and six inches thick. It is covered by thin wooden planks to hide the internal mechanism. The axle is also wooden, and extends one foot beyond the wheel. It has three teeth which are for moving three wooden stamps similar to those used in pounding mills. The stamps are quite heavy and are lifted and dropped continuously. The iron journals move in open bearings so as to show that neither deception nor an external energy supply are necessary to the machine's motion. Having made an appointment with the inventor, we approached the machine and noticed that it was secured by a cord to the rim of the wheel. Upon the cord being released, the machine began to rotate with great force and noise, maintaining its speed without increasing or decreasing it for some considerable time. To stop the wheel and retie the cord required tremendous effort."
Originally posted by hawkiye
Why I am I not surprised you don't understand, of course it doesn't make sense to someone whose level it is way above.
Yeah cause the solar system is really plugged into a giant electrical outlet and that's what powers it ...Sigh! The fact that it is self perpetuating is just non-sense
Idiots and fools mock and deride but the truth is always true.
I always get a kick out of the smugness of those who can't see past thier own ignorance...
Originally posted by boncho
reply to post by JohnPhoenix
Make energy that produces work free and you change the game.
Ever heard the expression "There's no such thing as a free lunch"... No matter what improvements there are in energy production, it takes people to work, build, maintain the systems. Which requires payment. Electricity is not going to be free, anytime soon.
Here's a thought. Food that grows in the forest (berries, etc.) is free. How many forest berries have you eaten lately?
Originally posted by jude11
The Wells Journal has seen the machine in action, and it does appear to work. The tiny motor should not be powerful enough to keep the machine turning once it is started with a light push – but it does.
Originally posted by BigBruddah
The design just doesn't seem feasible for it to work... But the real problem is that if it does work then why can't they get a patent? Why would they make a machine that uses perpetual motion illegal to build?
Originally posted by choppedbrisket
Could it be that the wobble of the machine is integral in it's performance?
Originally posted by Kr0nZ
Judging by the video it looks like it is recycling energy from the motor, and also using the energy called (wait for it)... Gravity, notice those weights that flip back and forth, they will provide enough energy to overcome what the motor can't
So in reality energy is not just created out of nothing but just converting two forms of energy into just obe usable form, yes o know some of you will fight this idea, but that's what ur paid to do
Originally posted by N3k9Ni
I can see why he's not getting a patent on this.
It isn't breaking any laws of physics. I've played around with these types of gravity driven wheels. What happens is they quickly reach an equilibrium point and stop. A small push will start them up and they turn a round or two, then stop again. They won't keep running on their own.
All he's doing is using the motor to supply that small push to keep it turning. Remove the motor and it won't work.
Originally posted by TDawgRex
reply to post by boncho
boncho? You ok?
I was expecting to see one of your humorous remarks.
Something along the lines of...
"Someone arrest that man and impound his machine...he's breaking the law!"