[time-nuts] New +/- 1 sec in 100 days mech clock
kb8tq at n1k.org
Mon Apr 20 18:12:10 EDT 2015
I suspect you could buy quite a few nice new high end cars for the price of that
> On Apr 20, 2015, at 3:59 AM, Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:40:06 -0700
> "Tom Van Baak" <tvb at LeapSecond.com> wrote:
>> Mechanical, yes. Home brew, no. It is an absolutely stunning clock,
>> both in beauty and performance.
> Given the fact that a CNC milling machine can be bought quite cheaply
> today, i would say that homebrew is easily possible. All you need
> is a good understanding on different materials and how to machine them.
> (This can be aquired using various machining books out there)
>> There's more information about the clock, additional press links, and a copy
>> of my talk about "Clock B" at the Harrison conference:
> I would be very much interested in detail photographs and the construction
> plans of the clock. Oh.. and if they happen to have a spare clock, i'd
> like ot have that one too :-)
> Attila Kinali
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