Steven Reubenstone @here are the images of 3D modeled mechanism
Maybe; adding two opposite magnets pushing back the pendulum, when it reaches its highest points, be helpful.
Oguz Coskun its a nice idea but while its moving the motion is damped by the load i.e. flywheel so pendulum wont be able to reach its max position in order to get pushed by magnetic force
If the weight of the pendulum is enough far from the center of the moving axis ?
Still won’t possible as oscilation motion of pendulum will be damped by flywheel’s inertia.
liking some of these concepts. we really need to get very confident about something and attack it’s design and implementation