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DCS# 1Q50.72NWU# M-43 Location:    3 D 2
title: Ship Stabilizer Gyro

When the brass disk is up to speed, the "boat" will not rock.

    If a fast ship has a single propellor shaft and motor system, what happens to the ship as it goes over waves and the bow is pushed upward?
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