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Asked by: Susan O'Donovan
Subject: Help! can't find coolest one I ever saw!
Question: I'm a Physics teacher who used to own a gyroscope:
-blue plastic case about 6-7" wide.
-metal flywheel inside
-wind-up mechanism
-could balance on a finger for a long time
-came with (gray?) plastic base to balance on

Wind-up mechanism broke after heavy use by teenagers! Can't find one anywhere!!! Best rotation demo I ever had!!! Please help!
Date: 22 February 2009
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