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World's Simplest Electric Train
Posted: Wed Jul 29th, 2015 06:58 am
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Posted: Mon Aug 3rd, 2015 01:15 am
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Hmmmm I wonder if that has a practical application?
You think you could make a train run on magnetic attraction alone?
I had a return trip on this in April. So smooth you do not know you are doing 431kmh....
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Posted: Mon Aug 3rd, 2015 10:02 am
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I believe that there were experiments conducted after WW2 with a large naval type gun, using this principal
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Posted: Tue Sep 1st, 2015 07:39 pm
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Joined: Mon Nov 4th, 2013
Hello Herb, you might be thinking of the so called "rail-gun" - actually nothing to do with our kind of rail. Previously promoted as a potential (enemy) satellite destroyer in President Reagan's 'Star Wars' project.
The "Maglev" railroad concept was based on roughly the same general principle; there is one short line in China but I don't know of any other.
Posted: Wed Sep 2nd, 2015 04:14 am
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