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dazzlingdave

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4" Delrin top is complete
« on: February 16, 2016, 10:47:27 AM »

Hey guys.

I made this spintop a while ago, but finally had time to put together a quick video to show the making of it. I kind of make these quick slideshow movies to show the other beginning top makers my process to help them get started, and also as a reference back to me for making more in the future.
I love to make these things spin!

I am slowly starting to make them bigger and I like to think better!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z49Q2MRGaBE

Dave
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2016, 11:00:47 AM »

very nice  8) the hdpe section looks really neat
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2016, 12:41:31 PM »

Great job Dave! I love the look of the bearing section.
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2016, 12:52:37 PM »

 I agree with Eric !
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2016, 07:29:05 PM »

Is this the first hybrid delrin/reclycled-HDPE top ever? You are getting really ambitious! Great work!

Maybe we should have again a top mod contest at worlds . . .
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2016, 11:28:02 AM »

Stunning!!!  Absolutely stunning.

Like Eric, I love the HDPE colors in the bearing section.  So cool!
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2016, 01:22:42 PM »

Very nice top Dave.
Thanks for posting the video.
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2016, 08:14:45 AM »

Looks like I'm a little late to comment on this. The top looks fantastic!

Are you using delrin for the tip? ....and what technique do you use to polish the delrin?

Nice work!
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2016, 06:37:51 PM »

Looks fantastic!
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2016, 10:05:51 PM »

Looks FANTASTIC. I hope somebody starts making big steal tips and puts them on the market. I think more people would start making big tops. I LOVE BIG TOPS. I'm starting to play around with a 10.0 inch pine segmented Trompo. So much fun.
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #10 on: February 29, 2016, 01:07:31 AM »

I'm starting to play around with a 10.0 inch pine segmented Trompo. So much fun.
REALLY?   :o
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Re: 4" Delrin top is complete
« Reply #11 on: February 29, 2016, 01:14:09 PM »

Looks like I'm a little late to comment on this. The top looks fantastic!

Are you using delrin for the tip? ....and what technique do you use to polish the delrin?

Nice work!

Butterfingers.

Yes, I  used Delrin for the tip. (I have also used HDPE on other Spin tops as well.)

 To polish it, I  go through many courses of sandpaper from 150 grit all the way up to 1000 grit.
 Finally I use some very fine steel wool, and some Tripoli plastic polish.

  Thanks for the comments everyone.
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