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jjpowelly

NeverLost Nut & Bolt Spinny Thing

by jjpowelly Apr 5, 2014
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Any chance you can update this with the newer ( think different pitch) and Smoothed version you use in your current universal spool holder?

Thanks for all the cool stuff.

I'm thinking of using this as part of an ring set with one shank and interchangeable "heads." How do you think it would stand up to being screwed and unscrews more than once? Are there any specific materials you would suggest if I do this?
Thanks,
Mary

I made one of these slick little items on my CUBE. Honestly, I had no idea what to expect as a final result, but when it finished I was quite impressed. A LOT of thought went into this design and it is a small marvel just to look at and spin. The only issue I had with the final product was that the threaded bolt extension was not long enough to screw firmly into the 'nested' nut. Otherwise, it is a

Thanks, yeah, I realized that while designing, however, not making the nut and screw flush was done purposely... At first I had them perfectly flush but realized it took simply too many turns and there were too many threads for the nut to work around... So I played around until I found the perfect length and amount of threads that would still provide a tight grip and still be practical, thus sacrificing a flush fit in the process.