Fidget Hand Spinner From Old Hard Drive

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diy fidget

Step 1: Material

I was dismantling an old hard drive, when boom I'm before this beauty of a piece!

Step 2: Assembly

the piece of metal has the perfect size (by chance) for my spare bearing.
So I cleaned it and used some epoxy glue. Et voilà !

Step 3: Result

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    ynns1

    2 years ago

    Can you share the exact model of hard drive please?

    I've not seen this component in recent (post 2000) drives.

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    nemo13ynns1

    Reply 2 years ago

    and you will probably never :)
    it's a Seagate ST-225, a 1984's model!!

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    BeachsideHank

    2 years ago

    Easily the most sensible fidget spinner I've seen published, no machining, spare / scrap parts, a little epoxy and as you say, Et voilà !

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