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KD0REQ
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« Reply #30 on: April 14, 2014, 05:18:57 PM »

comfy in the cold, nasty in the heat.  and you're going to look silly pouring kerosene in your pocket.
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« Reply #31 on: April 14, 2014, 11:44:06 PM »

 there's also technical problems with lubrication affecting the exhaust steam and so fouling the heating surfaces.

On a more serious note, there have been proposals for powering medical implants from tiny turbo-generators inserted in an artery.......while instantaneous blood pressure is measured with a passive system around 35 MHz.
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« Reply #32 on: April 15, 2014, 06:36:28 AM »

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On a more serious note, there have been proposals for powering medical implants from tiny turbo-generators inserted in an artery.......while instantaneous blood pressure is measured with a passive system around 35 MHz.

Peter:

I guess the next thing is wind turbines implanted in the arse!   Roll Eyes
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« Reply #33 on: April 15, 2014, 09:28:45 AM »

I suspect serious bearing problems from corrosion would make them useless in a short time.

perpetual motion, aka conservation of energy: methane gas stove attached to a derriere line, cooking beans.

thank you, thank you all, I'll be here for 5 to life.  tip your server, not the cows, they're too heavy....
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