Wacky Inventions

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  1. Swifty

    Swifty Justified and Ancient

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    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    EnolaGaia I knew the job was dangerous when I took it ...

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    I'm willing to bet he doesn't have the driveline flexibility to prevent it from shaking itself to pieces - particularly where the undersized rotor blades attach to the drive shaft.

    I'm curious as to why he didn't build himself a gyrocopter - a much simpler and safer DIY rotor-winged craft.
     
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    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    He's basically built a big fan. Hope it keeps him cool.
     
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    Heath Robinson's new sex toy NSFW can someone please remind me how to do that spoiler thing so I don't upset the mods

     
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    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    Spoiler?
    Select text. Click the + next to the filmstrip icon.
    Select Spoiler from the menu.
     
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    A paper aeroplane machine gun.

     
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    Very good live act that I'd recommend seeing if he's gigging anywhere near you... uses a mechanical drum machine he built himself from a cadillac wheel:

     
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    Coal Gone full 'folk festival'

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    Awesome and clever.
     
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    Wintergatan's marvelous marble music machine ...

     
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    Del's machine of no obvious practical use .. it's beautifully crafted ..

     
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    A homemade toast buttering machine ..

     
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    Make your own bike pump espresso machine ..

     
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    The Amazing Rube Goldberg Beer Pouring Device ..

     
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    .. skip to 0:25 ... genius madness :) .. I want one! (it's called an American Fotoplayer)

     
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    Coal Gone full 'folk festival'

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    Utterly utterly brilliant. :glee:
     
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    Chortle. An improvement on the G 'n R original. Shades of John Shuttleworth.
     
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    Mythopoeika I am a meat popsicle

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    Pigeons in flight!
     
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    Quite, it wooden work...


    ...I'll get me coat. C'mon you were all thinking it.
     
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