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    Fibonnacci spiral gears - GIF

    Nautilus-shaped Fibonacci spiral gears.




    Previously:

    Fibonacci spiral clock - photo
    functional gears discovered in insects
    Cutting gear teeth GIF

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    That is really cool... now to figure out an application for that mechanism so I can build one!

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    There seems to be a slight delay when the top leading edge comes down. It would be fun to make one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duke_of_URL View Post
    That is really cool... now to figure out an application for that mechanism so I can build one!
    Just to be that cool seems like an adequate application to merit a build.

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    Be great to drive that with a differential so the meshing speed stays the same while each gear speeds and slows.


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