Farnsworth Reactor

Michael O'Dell mo at ccr.org
Sun Aug 24 09:47:55 CDT 2008

Iain McFadyen wrote:
> The blades are supposed to 'feather' themselves above the max rated speed. Looks like a controller problem. 
> Iain
> --- On Sat, 8/23/08, Metavox LLC <metavox at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> www.snopes.com/photos/accident/windmill.asp
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the blades are supposed to feather and there's a *huge*
disc brake assembly that's supposed to stop "overspeed events"

but yes, if the supervising springhead goes Tango Uniform,
life gets unpleasant with the square of the wind speed.


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