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Jack sent in this steam powered Gameboy to go with the “lobster tank” –

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  1. Back in college, I wanted to make a gas-powered calculator. I imagined a hush coming over the class as the professor passes out the final exam. Then, sitting in the back row, I pull out my calculator. It’s powered by a little model airplane engine, so it makes quite a racket. The 2-stroke fumes drift over the class.. every time I press a button, the little engine drops a few RPMs as it struggles to provide the additional juice for my massive calculation.

    Ok, maybe it was more to blow the curve. Never built it. I did come close to building a gas-powered bicycle headlamp (my friends were trying to make the brightest lights possible), but stopped the project when I burnt up my generator.

  2. I would also like to point out that this was hacked together by Casey, a 15 year old steam wiz kid :) The steam engine is a Jensen, nice little power plant :)


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