After a quiet period, G.E. revived the Turbo-Encabulator joke in when General Electirc’s Instrument Department wrote up this data sheet. Chrysler. The complete Chrysler video, circa ~ Rockwell video of the Retro-Encabulator using motor load center. Dodge Viper video – That is one of the many descriptions of the famous turboencabulator, a machine devised by Chrysler, General Electric, and Rockwell.

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Many attempts have been made since this first video was shot to replicate the deadpan humor and technical babble of the original but as the description notes: Engineers at General Electric had some fun and developed a product data sheet included in the GE Handbook see picture below. If the sackful of mail we have received from you is any indication, the story of “The Turbo-Encabulator in Industry” struck many a responsive turboo.

Such an instrument is the turbo encabulator. The next company to pick up the encabulator mantle was Rockwell Automation with its Retro Encabulator, though Haggart does not make an appearance in this film. Bud convinced director Dave Rondot and the film crew to stay after the filming of an actual GMC Trucks project training film to realize the Turboencabulator spot. The first laugh at the end is mine. The device, called the Encabuulator and which Bud Taggart originated, is still in use today.

The video below hurbo help you understand a little bit more… The gag slowly gained traction in the mids and ina US publishers started picking up on the fanfare of the amazing machine. The gag slowly gained traction in the mids and ina US publishers started encabylator up on the fanfare of the amazing machine.



How an engineering in-joke has survived, influenced culture and remained funny for more than 70 years. The latter consisted simply of six hydrocoptic marzlevanes, so fitted to the ambifacient lunar waneshaft that side fumbling was effectively envabulator.

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The Turbo Encabulator’s long, weird and very funny history

When, however, it was discovered that wending could be prevented by a simple addition to the living sockets, almost perfect running was ve. Also, rather than a transmission-like device, Rockwell uses a series of electrical wall panels to demonstrate the nature of its Retro Encabulator.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Part of Salwen’s job encabulatlr to review technical manuscripts. The main winding was of the normal lotus-o-delta type placed in panendermic semi-boloid slots of the stator, every seventh conductor being connected by a non-reversible termie pipe to the differential girdle spring on the “up” end of the grammies.

Bud Haggart, a famous actor who commonly made technical films for companies, created a video explaining the turboencabulator as a new improvement on GMC trucks in The explanation of the supposed product makes extensive use of technobabble.

Aside from those of you who wanted to be reassured that TIME hadn’t been taken in, we received the customary complaints about using too much technical jargon for the layman, observations such as “My husband says it sounds like a new motor; I say it sounds like a dictionary that has been struck by lightning”; suggestions that it “might have come out of the mouth of Danny Kaye ,” and plaintive queries like: Specific heat, latent heat and scalds Why is being scalded by boiling steam so much worse Driving transformative innovation to save lives”.


This is a ripoff of the old automotive turboencabulator training video…. General Electric Turboencabulator This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Well, we bolster 12 Husk Nuts to each girdle jerry, while flex tandems press a task apparatus of ten vertically composited patch hamplers, then pin flam-fastened pan traps at both maiden apexes of the jimjoints,” as said by Leslie Claret, played by Kurtwood Smith in Patriot.

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Inthe Turbo Encabulator went, as baseball players say, to the big show. Then, sometime in the late s, Bud Haggert, supposedly a top voice-over artist for the technical film industry, was encabklator giving a truncated version 2 of the original text regarding this remarkable, mythical device. The narrator and writer is Bud Haggert. It’s not cheap, but I’m sure the government will buy it.

Notify me of new comments via email. The first laugh at the end is mine.

After the initial uproar of Time’s article died down, so did public fervor for technobabble.