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Brian - are you saying that the driven wheel in question CAN'T be
producing any reciprocating motion in the axle?
or are you further explaining the relevance of the gee-haw
>At 09:09 AM 8/28/2004, Clarence, you wrote:
>>In thinking about possible coupling arrangement, I would suggest looking
> >"propeller on a notched Stick" toy.
>The Whimmy Diddle looks mysterious. But readers of this list are
>the mechanism which converts reciprocating motion to rotary motion.
>1) Julius Sumner Miller, "The Notched Stick," American Journal of Physics,
>Vol 23, 1955, pg 176.
>2) Elizabeth R. Laird, "A Notched Stick," American Journal of Physics, Vol
>23, 1955, pg 472.
>3) G. David Scott, "Control of the Rotor on the Notched Stick," American
>Journal of Physics, Vol 24, 1956, pg 464.