Bearing Basics: 608 vs. r188 Bearings

Bearing Basics: 608 vs. r188 Bearings

Which bearing is best for spinners? The most common bearings used in fidget spinners are the 608 bearing and the r188 bearing. We'll give a brief description of the 608 and r188 bearings, then we'll compare them in terms of the pros and cons of each bearing. We'll also give you some examples of which...

Brass Triton Spinner

Brass Triton Spinner

Congratulations to our winner Mark R. of Evanston, Illinois USA for winning this giveaway....

T2 Spinner

T2 Spinner

Spin Toy Co. has given us this teaser video of the follow-up to the unique Typhoon Fidget Spinner the aptly named T2 Spinner. The design of the Typhoon spinner takes the bearing out of the middle of the body for what's supposed to be a more ergonomic design. The original Typhoon had an aluminum body...

The Stout

The Stout

This is The Stout a brass tri spinner from Steampunk Spinners that weighs about half a pound (seriously it's 5 oz) and measures 2.5" in diameter. It's not great for fidgeting with, unless you have large meaty paws, but cool for long table spins, warp videos and working out your forearm muscles....

Phat Boy Nano

Phat Boy Nano

The Phat Boy Nano is, you guessed it, a smaller version of the original Phat Boy. Just went up for sale on the Steampunk Spinners website. Looks like it's being offered in brass and stainless steel rather than it's big brother's stock aluminum. Seems like a smart move eschewing the aluminum for heavier...

Electron Fidget Spinner

Electron Fidget Spinner

The Electron Fidget Spinner, the featured player in a new Kickstarter campaign, is a programmable LED spinner from Electron Labs. It's a tri spinner built out of a circuit board around a bearing that is able to display LED patterns or messages while it is in motion much like we're used to seeing...

The Coolest Spinners You Can't Buy

The Coolest Spinners You Can't Buy

Magnus Macdonald from Cogent Industries puts out videos almost daily to his Youtube channel showing him making some mouth-watering spinner designs from titanium with an NTO Designs core. With each design looking more unique and spinworthy than the next, people are clamoring for information on how...

The Orbiter

The Orbiter

The Orbiter from TEC Accessories has enjoyed a meteoric rise since it's release a few weeks ago. I'm pretty sure someone just came up with this idea by accident. Like...they were sitting around in their living room with some strong Neodymium magnets and a metal pinball laying around from some old...

Rotobow Nano

Rotobow Nano

The Rotobow Nano from the folks at the SEO friendly named Fidget Gear is a small button style spinner with familiar "cigar holder" cutouts on 2 sides of the button, and a ridged, or tabbed grip aesthetic on the other 2 sides which presents a nice spinhold. Offered only in brass with a full ceramic...

The Maelstrom

The Maelstrom

Congratulations to our winner Daniel N. of Post Falls, Idaho USA for winning this giveaway....