Hojo Motor is a Scam!

The Hojo Motor is a scam.  If you purchased the Hojo Motor plans before reading this post, I'm sorry, you got scammed.  If you purchase the Hojo Motor plans after reading this post, you are dumb.  Plain and simple.  I'm sorry to use harsh words here, but sometimes it's necessary to be blunt in order to get your point across.

We've been down this path before, with the Magniwork scam.  In fact, Magniwork has been our most popular post, and has led us to post Renewable Energy Scams.  As you can see from that post, there is no shortage of scams out there trying to take advantage of the energy ignorant.

I don't care that on the web page for the Hojo plan they show some patents (see the bottom of this post for information regarding said patents) for a some kind of magnetic perpetual motion machine.  I'm not even going to get into the discussion on the laws of thermodynamics.  What I will tell you is if some kind of free energy generator was real, I would be the first person to have it.  You wouldn't hear about some free energy generator from some Google ad, you would hear about it because the President is talking about it on the world stage.  It would be the biggest breakthrough in the 21st century.  And you think you are going to buy some plans for $49.97?  (side note: ClickBank sells these plans along with many other scams, and they should be fined by the Federal Trade Commission)

Hank Mills wrote a great "Letter to Hojo Motor Plan Scammers" in which he stated:

Howard Johnson was a brilliant inventor. You got that one fact correct. However, his technologies were never fully developed, and were still very experimental when he died. Even if he was able to create motion in an experimental test rig (after hundreds or thousands of hours of work), it was not ready to power a home, an appliance, or even a very light load like a light bulb. The idea that someone could take plans for his device, and build a system capable of powering their home, is totally absurd. Unless of course, they had tens of thousands of dollars to spend, months to experiment just to make a motor self-sustain, and even more time and money to do the research and development needed to do anything practical with it.

Don't think we know what we're talking about?  Fine, buy the plans and make a fool of yourself.  For everyone else out there, focus your time on conserving energyproducing real clean energy, and living more sustainably.


Regarding the Patent Claims, below is what I received from a friend who is a patent attorney:

First, if he got a patent on this "secret" invention that was just released, then it couldn't have been secret, since getting a patent means publicly disclosing the invention.  Patents don't certify that free energy works, the patents simple certify that his magnetic motor works as a magnetic motor

Regarding the patents: I"ve pasted the first independent claim of each of the patents so you can start learning what patents really cover.  The claims are the legal bounds of the patent and define what the inventor is actually protecting.  As you will so, there is no language in any of these claims that says free energy, pertetual motion, etc.

4,151,431 patent expired in 1999.
It Claims: A permanent magnet motor comprising, in combination, a stator track defining a track direction and having first and second sides and composed of a plurality of track permanent magnets each having first and second poles of opposite polarity, said magnets being disposed in side-by-side relationship having a spacing between adjacent magnets and like poles defining said track sides, an elongated armature permanent magnet located on one of said track sides for relative movement thereto and in spaced relationship to said track side wherein an air gap exists between said armature magnet and said track magnets, said armature magnet having first and second poles of opposite polarity located at the opposite ends of said armature magnet defining the length thereof, the length of said armature magnet being disposed in a direction in general alignment with the direction of said track, the spacing of said armature magnet poles from said track associated side and the length of said armature magnet as related to the width and spacing of said track magnets in the direction of said track being such as to impose a continuous force on said armature magnet in said general direction of said track.

(THIS IS NOT CLAIMING A FREE ENERGY DEVICE, just a specific, very narrowly claimed type of motor)

4,877,983 Patent - expired in 2009
It Claims:
In combination with a movable armature, means for guiding movement of the armature along a predetermined path and a permanent armature magnet having magnetic poles of opposite polarity spaced from each other along said path to establish a magnetic field of limited extent movable with the armature and magnetic stator means for establishing a stationary magnetic flux zone along said path, the improvement comprising flux emitting surfaces of one polarity mounted on the stator means on opposite sides of said path for limiting said flux zone through which said path extends and means mounting the permanent armature magnet on the armature with the poles thereof orientated relative to said flux emitting surfaces on the stator means for unidirectionally propelling the armature along said path through the limited zone in response to magnetic interaction between the movable magnetic field and the limited flux zone, said magnetic stator means including a plurality of magnetic gate assemblies fixedly spaced from each other along said path and respectively establishing stationary magnetic fields, each of said gate assemblies including a plurality of interconnected bar magnets substantially bordering said limited flux zone exposing pole faces of opposite polarity in parallel spaced planes intersected by said path, and magnetic means connected to said interconnected bar magnets exposing one of the flux emitting surfaces of said one polarity perpendicular to said parallel planes for magnetic interaction of the stationary magnetic fields.

(AGAIN, NOT CLAIMING PERPETUAL MOTION, just a different motor configuration)

5,402,021 will expire 2015
It Claims:
A magnetic propulsion system comprising:

a vehicle having a rigidly attached magnetic armature, said magnetic armature including a first series of magnets positioned across said vehicle and extending generally from one lateral side of the vehicle to another lateral side of the vehicle, all of the magnets in said first series of magnets being generally parallel to one another;

a first magnetic wall disposed laterally adjacent said vehicle and extending longitudinally along a desired direction of vehicle travel, said first magnetic wall comprising a second series of magnets, each of the magnets in said second series having a particular size and a North-to-South axis pointing in the same direction as the desired direction of vehicle travel, each of said permanent magnets of said particular size in said second series being separated from the next successive permanent magnet in said second series by a thinner magnet, each of said thinner magnets having a pole-to-pole length which is shorter than the lateral width of said magnets of a particular size in said second series, said thinner magnets further having a North-to-South axis pointing perpendicular to the North-to-South axis of said magnets of a particular size in said second series and pointing generally toward a vehicle side of the first magnetic wall; and

a second magnetic wall disposed generally parallel to said first magnetic wall and laterally adjacent to said vehicle but opposite from said first magnetic wall, said second magnetic wall comprising a third series of magnets, each of said magnets in said third series having said particular size and a North-to-South axis pointing in an opposite direction from the desired direction of vehicle travel, each of the permanent magnets in said third series being separated from the next successive permanent magnet of said particular size in said third series by a thinner magnet, each of said thinner magnets in the second magnetic wall having a pole-to-pole length which is shorter than the lateral width of said magnets of a particular size in said third series, said thinner magnets in the second magnetic wall further having a North-to-South axis pointing in the same general direction as the North-to-South axis of the thinner magnets in the first magnetic wall;

wherein said first and second magnetic walls create magnetic fields which exert propelling forces on said armature and thereby cause the vehicle to accelerate in the desired direction of vehicle travel.

(claim and EXTREMELY narrow vehicle with some sort of magnetic propulsion motor, nothing more)

It is annoying how many people get up in arms about patents when they just take for granted what someone who is clearly also not a patent person tells them.  Always always always read the claims of the patent before making any comments about what the patent supposedly covers.

Click here to learn why perpetual motion free energy machines don't work.  Make any comments regarding perpetual motion on the post in the link.  You can make HoJo scam comments below.

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This thing is going to trundle on for the next thirty years. So here's a thought for all you electrical professors/boffins/experts/fantasists/nuts that are seeking this holy grail of perpetual motion: An electric motor whose windings are not of copper but of the purest silver that can be found. This metal is said to have a zero electrical resistance at very low temperatures, such as the lowest possible obtainable (-273 degrees centigrade, known as 'absolute zero' and not really possible here on Earth). You close the internal circuits and start if off by running a current through it. At this very low temperature, and provided the motor armature is kept in a vacuum to prevent air resistance, the zero internal resistance of the windings will ensure that it will run for ever without further input. The only snag is that you will need to take it to Neptune to get it running.
Never Trust Anyone...I am done. This is getting knowwhere. We will just have to agree to disagree. I should have known this was hopeless from the start by reading your post name. "Never Trust Anyone" I really hope you find peace...Living a life of paranoia is not good...
Haha Jeff, You are stuck on thinking I live a paranoid life! Because I am wise enough to know that if something is "futuristic" or "beyond our wildest dreams", and that the govt. may have it....does that somehow translate in your mind, that I am paranoid???? Hahahaha.... Sure, "never trust anyone" may imply, but that's just a moniker. I believe you have changed the subject quite well though from the original question as to why you would play games with people.
Don't waist your time for the sheeple will never wake. A large percent of the People are just too brainwashed or closed minded to understand what you are talking about. It is because of people like this, we will loose what little freedom we have left. WAKE THE F UP PEOPLE
Chris, Your Blog..Forum? whatever. has been a real source of fun. I really have a hard time believing that people are willing to make up "facts" and then trot them out in a public place and expect everyone to believe them just because they said it. I have an acquaintance who will cheerfully make up any 'fact' to prove his point (usually about some PPM or automotive gadget). So I have dealt with this first hand. (Not a made up fact) As an amateur people watcher I wonder what drives folks to do this. And just a thought...READ ALL THE POSTS BEFORE POSTING. The link to the plans IS on this forum and it still works I just tested it. P.S. I have saved up almost 1800 sheets of the aluminum...can I buy your rocket plans now?
Hi When we are talking about energy. The Univers is simply electric force. The air is electric and the whole creation of matter is simply energy. What we as human have and what we are as living individ is electric and magnetic force. The understanding of this consept, "univers", you can simply read from work don by Walter Russell. The secret of light etc .. Then we have Nikola Tesla who learned human how to do it and how to solve different solutions. Viktor Schuberger demonstrated solutions how to make a "UFO". In 2008 Marko Rodin show how to understand the numers and theirs positions as a knowing of zero point energy. Starship coil etc.. Conclusion is very very simple: Energy is what the Univers is all about and it is free. We have as human at this planet only to take affect and as individ start too belive we have all the power in our creation. And if we have to make products of it, you find it all over YouTube. We are living in awakening time at the most complex planet in univers as the most complex living art. Energy is what it all is about and as human it is all about how to learn and understand this...follow your heart. Looking in direction of the very very old symbols and you will see it all pi in phi
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Wizard, you can definitely buy my plans. Please send me a check for $9,999. The price went up because everyone realized how awesome they were.
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Please people, stop referencing YouTube as a credible source demonstrating scientific discovery. The greatest invention in the history of the world is not going to be discovered the way Justin Bieber was.
OMG! All we need now are some Trekkies in here. It really works we got it from the Klingon's. They wouldn't lie about it. This is some funny shit. I think you guys should go out in the street and have a slap fight.
The 'demon' is an imaginary gatekeeper that allows faster molecules to enter a box and keeps slower molecules where they are. So, this doesn't violate the 2nd law of thermodynamics.... IT IS HYPOTHETICAL! Where are you going to find a little guy that can distinguish hot from cold molecules, open a 'little' door for just the hot ones, and do this 24/7 FOR FREE? Geeez, the solution must be 1) POSSIBLE, and 2)CHEAPER than buying electricity from the power company ok?


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