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Offline AJ

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Mythbusters - Killer Washing Machine
« on: March 16, 2008, 06:07:28 PM »

Anyone see this episode of mythbusters?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKmDxTxS1Kg


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Re: Mythbusters - Killer Washing Machine
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2008, 08:42:10 PM »
i saw it
they tried first with the real direct drive motor/trans, ofcourse it went nowhere
what you see in the video is the tub welded to some kind of 5hp elec motor(or something like that) it was no semblence of a real washer to make the dummy spin like that
at the begining of the episode the salesman told them that direct drive would hold over 25 pounds of clothes  :P
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