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Post by Stanley » 11 Jun 2018, 02:49

I'm ditto Kev as well....
Is this one an early all terrain reconnaissance vehicle held upright by centrifugal force?
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Post by plaques » 11 Jun 2018, 07:51

I'm tempted to cheat but in the back of my mind I've seen this image before so I'll hang on and see if anything filters through. I'm probably getting mixed up with Tesla's power transmission experiments where this is one of the receivers.

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Post by Tizer » 11 Jun 2018, 09:11

Not a salad spinner, tumble dryer prototype, moonlander wheel, or power receiver. It's not Stanley's `early all terrain reconnaissance vehicle held upright by centrifugal force' but he's the closest so far with his word `vehicle'.

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Post by chinatyke » 11 Jun 2018, 11:02

Wheels for crossing snow?

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Post by Pluggy » 11 Jun 2018, 12:45

Using Chinatykes guess as a starting point. I'd say snow wheels for a small aircraft.
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Post by Stanley » 12 Jun 2018, 02:49

Self-propelled wheel?
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Post by Tizer » 12 Jun 2018, 08:14

Stanley's getting close with `Self-propelled wheel'.

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Post by Marilyn » 12 Jun 2018, 08:18

Across Ice....?

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Post by Tizer » 12 Jun 2018, 15:48

Not specifically for on ice...but don't fall into the trap of thinking it's a wheel to fit on a vehicle. I'll give you a clue - the man is looking at a scale model, not the final object. :smile:

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Post by plaques » 12 Jun 2018, 16:58

Very early battle tank wheel, prior to track driven. Possibly Russian design. Well he looks Russian anyhow.

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Post by Big Kev » 12 Jun 2018, 18:01

Ah! That's a scale model, it'll be a 'monocycle' I reckon.
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Post by PanBiker » 12 Jun 2018, 18:14

:good: Next :smile:
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Post by Wendyf » 12 Jun 2018, 18:44

:good:

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Post by Stanley » 13 Jun 2018, 02:13

I'm with P..... That rings a bell somewhere.
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Post by Tizer » 13 Jun 2018, 08:59

You're getting closer now by thinking of it being a model of something bigger. I suppose one description could be `a monocycle' but it had its own specific name and it wasn't like those used by clowns!

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Post by Wendyf » 13 Jun 2018, 17:04

If anyone was going to guess this one without googling it surely they would have done it by now..... Please put us all out of our misery.

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Post by Big Kev » 13 Jun 2018, 17:25

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Post by Wendyf » 13 Jun 2018, 17:36

:good:

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Post by Tizer » 14 Jun 2018, 11:44

Well done, Kev! I was prompted to put it on OG by Mrs Tiz who, last week, visited Chilliswood House only a couple of miles from where we live. The inventor lived there for a while later in his life. I got the photo from this web site which is worth looking at because it has many interesting photos, including several of weird vehicles and the Dynasphere.

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Post by plaques » 14 Jun 2018, 21:02

Just to expand on Tizer's object This is probably one of the first single wheel motorcycles (monowheel) that were made. It can be seen in Google images. A 1931 Capable of 93 mph. Link
PS I thought Douglas motorcycles had made it but I was wrong.
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Post by Stanley » 15 Jun 2018, 02:44

No wonder it never caught on.......
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Post by Stanley » 16 Jun 2018, 05:55

Try this one.....

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Can anyone remember what it is?
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Post by Tizer » 16 Jun 2018, 08:37

Is it the ceiling where two railway tunnels meet?

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Post by plaques » 16 Jun 2018, 10:25

The last known hiding place of the Ark of the Covenant. Now known as the Arch of the Covenant. Secret passage way under the canal leading to nowhere since the Treacle mines closed down.

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Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Post by Stanley » 17 Jun 2018, 03:45

Well done Tiz! Good memory. It's the cast iron arched ceiling of the link between the two bores of the Standedge Railway tunnels (LINK) The directors had a celebratory dinner there when the tunnel was completed. The floor is covered with encaustic tiles.....
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