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Old 01-24-2017, 11:28 PM
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Originally Posted by spacecase0 View Post
when I first saw this design I figured it was built that way because good seals for bearings were not a thing back then.
your motor had to be over the water level somehow.
and this was just a cleaver way to do that
Perhaps true.

- I would like to think that if Tesla wanted to engineer a waterproof bearing, he would have designed something fit for the purpose!

Iíll be trying some different impeller configurations soon with a few other ideas to try as well. (I have a four-day weekend, yay)
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