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Spinningray

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The Page Turner
« on: January 10, 2012, 09:00:21 AM »

Another good one.

The Page Turner
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Larry D.

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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2012, 09:09:11 AM »

How cool is that!
I love it.
Thanks Alan! :)
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2012, 09:29:41 AM »

Ha!!! Crazy genius!
I bet the hamster has no idea what is going on!

Will somebody make a Rube Goldberg contraption with spin tops?  There, you have a challenge! ;)
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the Earl of Whirl

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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2012, 10:08:28 AM »

That was fun.  So was the music!

Thanks for finding this, Spinningray.
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2012, 11:43:00 AM »

Great find Alan, I am still laughing.
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2012, 12:17:31 PM »

absolutely stunning !!


i am touched :-X


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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2012, 12:57:59 PM »

Very entertaining, thanks Alan!
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2012, 01:03:50 PM »

I went to his website and found another one.....this is an installation he did at the Venice Biennale art show.....I believe the same show Alan's giant tops with buildings were at..........

La Macchina Botanica at Venice Biennale
« Last Edit: January 10, 2012, 01:07:17 PM by Eric »
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2012, 08:26:52 AM »

Thanks for sharing Eric. That one's cool too. ;D
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #9 on: January 11, 2012, 09:12:15 AM »

There is something about these things that always makes me smile.

Thanks Eric!
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2012, 11:13:41 AM »

Has anyone noticed that on the Macchina Botanica at 1:25 the upper ball starts before it is hit?  ??? I imagine the vibrations of the board got it going.

I have been thinking about a spintop version. Very difficult, but perhaps not impossible . . .
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2012, 11:47:16 AM »

Had to watch these several times.  ;D
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2012, 02:17:45 PM »

a spintop version would be awesome!!!
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Re: The Page Turner
« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2012, 03:01:12 PM »

Yes, and the ball starts early at time 40 as well.
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