Mechanical Principles (1930) by Ralph Steiner [4min selection]





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Published on Sep 13, 2009

This is my favorite 4min selection of a larger work by Ralph Steiner. The original was silent, and the DVD had it set to classical music. I have swapped the audio for an electronica/industrial track by 3 Liquid Hz - Little Boy.

Favorite movements:
@ 1:16 - counter mechanism
@ 2:55 - normal gears, but cut to engage on diagonals
@ 3:37 - SQUARE GEARS!
@ 3:41 - variable speed transfer
@ 3:46 - rotary to linear action with a 4 tooth cog

Several users have commented that these gears may be on display at The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, IL.

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    • Little Boy
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    • 3 Liquid Hz
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    • 00:00
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    • rumblefish (on behalf of 3 Liquid Hz Records ); UMPG Publishing, and 4 Music Rights Societies


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