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Author Topic: Fusee anyone?  (Read 4438 times)
HAC
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« Reply #25 on: March 01, 2009, 04:07:19 am »

harold sir:

to you i apologize my comments were rude and frankly hurtful,

you are a true aficionado ,my hats off to you


                       moy
Aye, well.. no harm done...apology accepted....

Cheers
Harold
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« Reply #26 on: March 01, 2009, 04:17:48 am »

interesting..... so basically a Fusee is like a transmission for the mainspring, changing the "gearing" as it winds down?

*sigh*...then someone invented the quartz movement and all this ingenuity went out the window....


Not entirely. it just got bigger.
This very system is used in CTM's (Ceiling tube mounts) to counterballance x-ray tubes for diagnostic imaging.
Though they use cables instead of chains and a MUCH bigger spring.

DB

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