Savage's Wirligig

Hello Mythbuster fans. If any of you have seen the Alaska Week Special you would have seen Adam making a "wirligig". Does anyone know how to make it?

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i made it exactly the same as he did sorry no pics yet
where I didnt see any instructables
no ible yet either
still no ible?
sorry, never got around to it, ill try to make a video soon or something
Wow, 4 years later. Are there no decent pics online of the contraption? If it's the one I'm thinking of, that Adam made in the "boredom room", what ever that room was called, it shouldn't be hard to make at all, with a clear picture to reference.

I mean, it's just a couple bent wires after all. The good thing with metal is how forgiving it is, easily bent back and forth until it's correct. So you don't need to wait for a step by step, you can just go at it and if you do something out of order or get a measurement wrong, it's really easy to fix.

Just use something that isn't too brittle, like brass, it cracks and breaks really easy, it's horrible to work with in my opinion but it works well as long as you never make a mistake or twist anything too tight...and anything too soft, like copper or aluminum, would probably have issues with supporting itself, I.E. it would twist and bend instead of moving the parts. Galvanized or stainless steel would be great. Or a hanger of course, if you can find one.
éroy6 years ago
Do someone know where can I see how to build one ???
guyfrom7up9 years ago
the ratchet thing he made out of a clothes hanger?
HardCoreHacker (author)  guyfrom7up9 years ago
YES!!!!!!!!!!! Finally someone knows what I am talking about. I will take a pic with my cam soon!
Where can I see how to do one :) It's been a long time since I saw it and I wanted to do one !!!!
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