Introduction: Old Bearing Into Fidget Spinner
Who doesn't want a spinner?
From the day it appeared and this gadget has been so trendy because of its magic.
If you are following my work you can know that I love Gyroscopes, Spinners and all rotating stuff.
Today I've decided to turn those old bearings into a spinner. I've managed to get four old stuck bearings in two sizes.
Here is my experiment.
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Step 1: Get the Components and Tools
Step 2: Clean the Bearing
First I thought those bearings are dead. After all, I've got them from the car mechanics workshop. But I wondered how they would look like if I applied some organic solvent ( Painting Thinner for example ) to them.
I opened the bearing covers with the small screw driver and put them in some small amount of painting thinner.
The bearings are rolling so fast. I felt very happy. Now I can go to the next step.
Step 3: Connect Them All and Test the Spinner
I wanted to connect the two bearings that make the hands to the center bearing.
First, I thought that I can use some Silicon Adhesive used in cars. But that didn't work. It was too weak.
Then I found another way from youtube. I connected the three bearing using tape around the three bearings circumference. Then I used two Tie Raps to tighten the Tape and to fix the bearings correctly.
Then I used scissors to cut the tail of the Tie Rap.
Now I have a full fledged Fidget Spinner that costed NOTHING.
Actually I had all the stuff at home and I only needed the bearing.
I was so happy making this project and you can easily make it too.
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