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    Gyroscopic Self-Levelling Pool Table


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    Awesome!

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    Heh, great idea but ultimately pointless - looks like it was made by someone with absolutely no understanding of physics!

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Heh, great idea but ultimately pointless - looks like it was made by someone with absolutely no understanding of physics!
    Why?

    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by synaesthesia View Post
    Heh, great idea but ultimately pointless - looks like it was made by someone with absolutely no understanding of physics!
    Why do you say that...it seems to be working as far as I can see...

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    Watch it when it goes whilst a ball is moving - although it will keep flat when it levels whilst balls are in motion it causes swerving due to differences in force/momentum.

    (Don't take this as me knowing anything about physics, I don't. I do however know Pool, and I know the behaviour of the balls intimately - please don't also take that out of context )


    (PS: It's a bit more difficult to tell how it affects moving balls in that clip because the players are particularly bad )
    Last edited by synaesthesia; 12th February 2012 at 04:53 PM.

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    But its better then the balls moving all over the shop!!

    Looks really clever!

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    Tis true, not many other ways you'd get a pool table playable on most ferries Personally though you could just put a computer game in

    Last ferry I was on (wales to ireland IIRC, many years ago) I completed the very new Super Mario World on the also newly release Super Nintendo

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    Oh btw, the above table isn't quite as win as this one:


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