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Monorail! (...now with funding, coming to a playa near you)

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Mar. 12th, 2010 | 10:40 am


art deco monorail, originally uploaded by bitmask.

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Wow, looks cool

from: ext_227703
date: Mar. 12th, 2010 07:19 pm (UTC)
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Wow, that looks cool, Brian. How are you powering it? Human, electric (solar?) or gas? You may need idler wheels low on the sides to keep it from wobbling. Even then you may have resonance issues (similar real-world monorails did). You'll definitely need to keep the weight low to avoid putting much twisting force on your beams.

This is a cool dual-mode monorail: http://www.ruf.dk/

The Listowel - Ballybunion monorail is also pretty neat. http://www.monorails.org/tMspages/Listowel.html

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from: silona
date: Mar. 18th, 2010 10:10 pm (UTC)
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WOOT! MONEY!

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