Larry Marinus Berghuis wrote:
> At 15:45 13/03/99 -0500, Ken Carrigan wrote:
> > Electrostatic implies that no power is needed to sustain the field,
> >when in fact there
> Good day to you all !
> Glad to see the net operating again and thought to report on my bit of bother.
> I have persevered with Joe's cell and can state this:
> There is no way so far to stop the water from creating a brown settlement
> which coats the insulators and causes power loss.
> I have been able to find a water that takes some weeks to get it but it is
> there all the same.
> I have charged the water, put it in the cell and left the cell standing
> with only the negative terminal connected and found a -10 degree
> temperature difference between the water and the air temperature
> outside.(Heavy condensation on the outside of the cell and the same
> occurred in a sealed glass jar with charged water without a power
> connmection) Also the water evaporates rather quickly, lost 1/4 inch
> showing queer surface tension between the plates, deep half circles and
> over two days.
> However a Hillman Hunter motor does not work despite trials in every
> possible way of connection.
> Since read various reports on catalists and noted that nickel is supposed
> to disassociate hydrogen from water. (Read the report on 70% water mix with
> fuel) Then along comes Meyer with his gadget to tell us that only stainless
> 416 can be used and that contains no nickel.
> My gut feeling is that nickel is the catalist in stainless 316 required by
> the Joe cell.
> The Rover engine that worked for me is an aluminium alloy and would love to
> find out what alloy and also if they have nickel chromium sleeves. They
> were a very expensive car and still hope to lay my hands on one.
> The printed report on Joe's cell claims that he converted 14 ordinary
> engines including a dragster and all I can say is" he must have a certain
> way of breathing" I also note that he has given up on it which means to me
> that to actually make it work is reliant on matters so precise that it is
> not possible to make it in quantities because of the fickle nature of
> mechanical devices.(All wear different and behave different with different
> drivers.) I understood that several of you have tried also and would like
> to hear what you did find.
> My efforts have not yet stopped on this but have not enough money to buy a
> sheet of nickel N.Z.$ 300 for a piece 18 inches by 84 inches (only size
> procurable) but would suggest that if any of you try to make the cell out
> of this material.
> Joe states that the cylinders have to be level with a precision of 1 thou
> This in itself can only be done with mechanically cut rubbers as the
> precision required is not achievable by my hand. You can have the cylinders
> right but the rubbers throw it out again.(At least the rubber procurable
> That is all so far on this one.
> Electrostatic power generation.
> As mentioned before by yours truly, I do not believe that large power
> quantities can be achieved without mechanical manipulation of either
> magnetic material unless we discover some material that has superconducting
> properties available to us ordinary mortals.
> I have the report on the Testika experiment and this is my next project, it
> being at least a working one. With the present day capacitors and diodes,
> it should be possible to transform static charge into a.c. as mentioned in
> the Hyde patent referred to yesterday.
> The Chancey Britten patent is just what it says it is. A clarifier and
> current saver.
> It amplifies an arial reception and saves battery current by reducing the
> current requirement of the valves because it needed less volume in the
> final circuit.
> I should have realised this before as I do the same on my T.V. arial here
> because I get no reception normally so put 9 volts d.c. on the unit with
> little coil up the mast and hey presto reception. (Commercially made)
> If he generated power as claimed in the Newspaper article, the gadget shown
> as the generator in no way resembles his patent description and the secret
> (if any) got lost and is buried with him.
> Hope that this has been of interest and look forward to future
> Oh as an afterthought.
> Logged onto the keely net yesterday and received and automatic wall paper
> from a porn channel. I trust that this came through accidentally with our
> new server and all. I have taken it off the screen but so far unable to
> delete it from my computer.
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