In this instructable i'm going to show how to make this cool spinning top from an old crusty motor. It can spin for over a minute on a smooth surface!!
Step 1: What You'll Need
Obviously you are going to need an old motor, these wider types ones are better, you're also going to need some flat-head screwdrivers to pry it open.
Step 2: Pry It Open
This is the hardest step, your motor should have a little notch on the side, you want to stuff your screwdriver in that notch and pry it open, it took me a couple of tries and two different sized screwdrivers.
Step 3: Take It Apart
Now you can take apart your motor, you can throw away the outer shell and the lid, the core will be the spinning top.
Step 4: Give It a Spin!
Now just spin it, because it is perfectly balanced it should go for quite a while.
You can watch it on YouTube.