A Clockwork "Useless Machine" Prototype Made with my ZTW

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A Clockwork "Useless Machine" Prototype Made with my ZTW

Postby jscook55 » Thu May 03, 2012 11:02 pm

So I had an idea to make a "Useless Machine" using only clockwork. Thanks to the ZTW, that idea is somewhat functional. The hand comes out, but haven't gotten it quite powerful enough to lift any size lid. Still needs some work, but "turns itself off" using some linkages:

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Here's the article with a video of it in action: http://www.jcopro.net/2012/05/03/a-purely-mechanical-useless-machine-prototype/
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