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Dunder and Blixem writes on Flickr:

A light weight bladed turbine. Built to test the concept this little engine is fast but temperamental. Note the 2 cent coin used as a backing plate.

Handmade Turbines

6 thoughts on “Tiny bladed turbine

  1. Is it my computer, or is the video filmed with an extremely low frame rate?

    I hear turbine noises, but the video is more like a slide show.

  2. 1 fps video. Can’t see anything interesting. Nothing appears to be moving except the cameraman.
    And the high pitch noise is annoying.

    If I video my car at 1 fps, add some engine noises, and then write in about my ether-powered car… will it get posted?

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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