Modular Combat Spinning Top (no support needed) #3DPrinting #3DThursday

from Modular Combat Spinning Top (no support needed) #3DPrinting #3DThursday
by Jessie Mae

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Aravon shared this project on Thingivere!

The spinning top is modular. You can easily design your own discs and tips.

The default is three layers, upper disc, lower disc and the tip. 11mm thick each.

The core diameter is 10mm. You can easily create thread with Fusion 360 (it’s the way I made them).

Just screw them together.

For combat fun and fairness, the largest disc diameter should be around 5cm.

A very rough arena is included. It is one quarter of a circle. So print 4 of them and glue them together. Need lots of sanding, so be warned. I recommend you create your own arena.

All pieces can be printed in just PLA. Of course you can try out other materials. A good mechanical experiment.

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Every Thursday is #3dthursday here at Adafruit! The DIY 3D printing community has passion and dedication for making solid objects from digital models. Recently, we have noticed electronics projects integrated with 3D printed enclosures, brackets, and sculptures, so each Thursday we celebrate and highlight these bold pioneers!

Have you considered building a 3D project around an Arduino or other microcontroller? How about printing a bracket to mount your Raspberry Pi to the back of your HD monitor? And don’t forget the countless LED projects that are possible when you are modeling your projects in 3D!

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