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Old 31-03-2016, 20:48   #1
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New Power Generator that relies on magnets

Hello everybody,
I love the idea of sailing the sea. I also love the idea of being completely self sufficient. I have a friend who is a talented engineer. He built a generator with no moving parts including only coils and magnets. This thing was no bigger than a brick and literally powered a 500 watt load when powered with an input of a few watts (9 volt battery). I watched this guy use it for a week to power some appliances on his boat. He was telling me the other day about plans he had to scale it up and power a Dehler 38 sailboat completely!

Have any of you ever heard of anything like this? If you had a device like that would you feel comfortable using it exclusively to power appliances on your boat when you are out at sea?
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Old 31-03-2016, 20:51   #2
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

This is just a troll, right?

I'll take the bait.

Unless your friend had help from Harry Potter there's no way this would work.
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Old 31-03-2016, 21:03   #3
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

I'll take two.
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

I want one as well it seems to defy the laws of thermodynamics . What's the price.
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Old 31-03-2016, 21:16   #5
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

Here's an idea. Start with that 9V battery to power a 500W unit. Take the output of the 500W unit to power a 5000W unit. Then take that output to power a 50,000W unit. Stack up enough of them in a row and you can power the entire world.

There, I just solved the energy crisis, global warming and the economy in 60 seconds.
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

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Hello everybody,
I love the idea of sailing the sea. I also love the idea of being completely self sufficient. I have a friend who is a talented engineer. He built a generator with no moving parts including only coils and magnets. This thing was no bigger than a brick and literally powered a 500 watt load when powered with an input of a few watts (9 volt battery). I watched this guy use it for a week to power some appliances on his boat. He was telling me the other day about plans he had to scale it up and power a Dehler 38 sailboat completely!

Have any of you ever heard of anything like this? If you had a device like that would you feel comfortable using it exclusively to power appliances on your boat when you are out at sea?
Tell your friend that I wish to invest in his company and will send him five million dollars US just as soon as my check arrives from the widow of a Nigerian government official. I just have to pay a couple of documentation fees and then I split twenty million dollars US for helping her get the money out of the country. Imagine my luck! Millions of dollars and a machine that defies the laws of physics!

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Old 31-03-2016, 21:29   #7
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

Now that's a great first post, Scraw. But it should have been posted in the joke thread, methinks.

Makes me wonder what #2 will bring...

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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

Actually it would work just fine as long as the 9 volt battery is capable of delivering a constant 60 amps output I do know of 8 volt batteries that can do that for up to 12 hours or so.
http://www.dynobattery.com/products/8-volt-marine/
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

I thought it would be more like 12 seconds.
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I thought it would be more like 12 seconds.
The 12 plus hours is with the dyno 8 volt specialty batteries
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

Could you please give me your friends bank account details, I wish to sell everything I own, and take out a sizable loan, and do a direct deposit of said funds into his account (we can work out contracts and such later) I'd like to get in on the ground floor in developing this technology, so please PM me the details before the rest of the CF vultures try to cash in....

Finally, my ship has come in
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The 12 plus hours is with the dyno 8 volt specialty batteries

I know, sorry. I was picturing in my head a 9v transistor battery in the OP's "talented engineer's" miracle machine.
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

Posting one day early? It's still March 31 in Southern California...
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Re: New Power Generator that relies on magnets

And it's not even April 1st in California yet.
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Oops, Paul was there first.
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