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Gyro the Cube (Multiple sizes, from $11.50) 3d printed Compare XS to S
Gyro the Cube (Multiple sizes, from $11.50) 3d printed Compare XS to S

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Gyro the Cube (Multiple sizes, from $11.50)

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$25.00
3D printed in pinkish red, richly colored nylon plastic with a smooth finish.
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Product Description
Gyro the Cube
The original by Virtox

This kinetic sculpture is inspired by the unlimited freedom of 3d printing.
It wobbles and turns with a slight movement of the hand.
Now give it a good spin or puff of air and it erupts in erratic and wild behavior.
Watch the video to see it go!

Corner stands are available separately.

Sizing
Available in:
Extra small (2.5cm/1") starting at $11.50.
Small (3.3cm/1.3") startin at $16.50.
Medium (5cm / 2") starting at $25.
Large (7.5cm / 3")  starting at $50.
Extra Large (10cm / 4")  starting at $100.

Impossible?
At the dawn of 3d printing it was accused of being fake, witchcraft or simply impossible.
Seriously, check out the Youtube comments for a good laugh!
But for real product reviews, see the comments on the bottom of this page.

And after nearly 8 years, Gyro the Cube is already considered a classic in 3d printing.

Can't live without it?
Why not get a key-fob too?

Still not enough?
Check out Gyro the Dodo

Instructions
The sculpture is composed of four concentric cubes, each one spinning around a different axis.
But it needs to be aligned after you receive it:
Each inner cube has two knobs which need to be placed into the corresponding clamps in the parent cube.
It's easiest to start with the inner most and continue outward.
And then... spin it away !

Note
Do not be alarmed if your cube will not run smoothly at first!
Because of minor variations in the 3d printing process,
sometimes a fresh cube needs to wear in a little, but it will loosen up very quickly.
In the example video I am only blowing on it (M), to make it move, it's that smooth.

Be careful with the L and XL versions, fingers may get pinched if handled carelesly.
It is not suitable as a toy for small children!

Be a little careful with the Metallic plastic version as this material is a little less flexible and robust than the Strong & Flexible materials.

Gyro the Cube
Blowing minds since 2009

 
Details
What's in the box:
Gyro the Cube
Dimensions:
5.01 x 5.01 x 5.01 cm
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1.97 x 1.97 x 1.97 inches
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Success Rate:
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Rating:
Mature audiences only.
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