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the carriage always leans into the curves to the point where a pendulum would be
vertical and in this way would result in a comfortable ride and less wear on the
wheels than the gyroscope system. Would you maybe be so kind as to study this a
little and write me what you think of it?
We are enjoying the holidays
that is, we go on walks and laze around.
Also, it’s so terribly hot here now (up to 28° in the shade) and therefore we prefer
the latter to the former. The lake water has warmed up to 25° as
so that al-
most all who are not away on vacation are enjoying the lake.
My coming to Germany would almost be more impossible than your coming
here, because, in the end, I am the only one in the family who can shop for
c) iron block
e) internal pendulum tracks
f) internal pendulum
h) weight axis
carriage floor from below view through the internal pendulum