LEGO Gyroscope (Documented in GIF Form)

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This is a miniature version of the simulator that NASA uses to train astronauts.

Please excuse the watermark, I've yet to purchase Photoshop so it was that or blurry gifs.

The gifs may not play properly but enlarging them should solve the problem.

Parts List: (in no particular order)

·
(3) LEGO Part 3713 - Technic Bush

· (2) LEGO Part 4265c - Technic Bush 1/2 Smooth with Axle Hole Semi-Reduced

· (2 LEGO Part 3703 - Technic Brick 1 x 16 with Holes

· (8) LEGO Part 32018 - Technic Brick 1 x 14 [13 Holes]

· (8) LEGO Part 3702 - Technic Brick 1×8 [7 Holes]

· (2) LEGO Part 3894 - Technic Brick 1 x 6 [5 Holes]

· (2) LEGO Part 3701 - Technic Brick 1 x 4 [3 Holes]

· (2) LEGO Part 3700 - Technic Brick 1 x 2 [1 Hole]

· (4) LEGO Part 32555 – Technic Brick 5 x 5 Right Angle with Holes

· (2) LEGO Part 6632 - Technic Beam 1 x 3 Thin

· (4) LEGO Part 2905 - Technic Beam Triangle Thin [Type I]

· (1) LEGO Part 3649 - Technic, Gear 40 Tooth

· (2) LEGO Part 32532 - Technic Brick 6 x 8 with Open Center 4 x 6

· (1) LEGO Part 3875 – Baseplate 146 x 32

· (14) LEGO Part 2780 Technic Pin with Lengthwise Friction Ridges and Center Slots

· (2) LEGO Part 41239 - Technic Beam 1 x 13 Thick

· (5) LEGO Part 32556 - Technic Pin Long without Friction Ridges

· (2) LEGO Part 32054 - Technic, Pin Long with Friction Ridges Lengthwise and Stop Bush

· (2) LEGO Part 6558 - Technic Pin Long with Friction Ridges Lengthwise

· (1) LEGO Part 32073 - Technic Axle 5

· (2) LEGO Part 4519 - Technic Axle 3

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Step 1: Outer Ring

Step 2: Middle Ring

Step 3: Inner Ring

Step 4: Base & Motor

Step 5: ​Assembly

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    AAAHan

    4 years ago

    Wow!!

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    Dream4real

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Dream4real

    I think that's one of them thar discombobulated combobulators. Heh, Heh

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    sarvesh7

    5 years ago on Introduction

    hey why dont you try uploading a video of it working

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    grid001

    5 years ago on Introduction

    I'm not sure this is actually a gyroscope, at least not conceptually.

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    Dave A

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Very nice! It hapens I made something similar a few weeks ago out of legos too. However instead as a model of a NASA astronaut torture machine I made it as a rotary molding machine. The difference is that mine turns by hand and rotates all axles in the same speed and they keep the same direction. For astronauts that would be too boring of course but for a evenly flow of material in a mold it's better. ;-)

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    epicalien

    5 years ago

    Can you show a video ?

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    Lincolnh

    5 years ago on Introduction

    That's the most amazing project I've ever seen on instructables!!!!!!!