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Old 02-01-2015, 05:30:15 PM
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Default Flyball Governor For?

I picked up this big flyball governor and am curious as to what it went to. It`s very simple and I`m sure is missing a few linkage pieces. It looks like an early steam governor, but I`m not even sure if it`s for an engine or some kind of machine. It`s total length is 12", and the balls are 3" in diameter. Does anyone know what it went to?
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Early elevators had a governor controlled safety braking system. It looks like it may have come off of a elevator safety brake. Maybe.
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