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bullet fidget spinner

by sgiacci, published

bullet fidget spinner by sgiacci May 10, 2017

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Summary

Printed it in 2 pieces with the flat side down so it would be a clean print.

The notches the shells slide into are a little undersized and need some additional trimming in order to get a good fit.

You will need:

A 608 bearing

m2 8 allen machine screws
m2 12 allen machine screws
m4 8 allen machine screws

Cut down spent 45 shells to 13mm

I used this finger cap:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2186361

Print Settings

Printer Brand:

Wanhao

Printer:

Rafts:

Doesn't Matter

Supports:

Doesn't Matter

Resolution:

100

Infill:

100


Notes:

I used PETG, but you could use whatever you want.

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This looks like it could be good, but this https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2426147 looks way easier to make. I'm not saying I don't like this, but for anyone looking for an easy print, you're in the wrong place. If you like a challenge, stay right here.

Bullet Shell Spinner

I did one like that, but didn't like it. Too simple.

I can see how the screws might add to the look and/or the weight. While I don’t plan on making one of these, nice work anyway.

Thanks, the screws added weight to make it spin better.

The 45 shells are left overs from some I cut down (using a copper pipe cutter) for nut covers on my motorcycle. I had a really hard time cutting down 9mm (a dainty round), so it would have to be modified to fit a full length round. Result, don't expect to see a 9mm version any time soon, because it could end up making it too long to work. Plus I don't have access to spent rounds for the next few months.

Now this is a spinner. It's got plenty of detail and it involves one of my favorite things!!!! Great job! and I second the 9mm version please!

can you make a 9mm version?

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