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I needed an appropriate home for a very cool, multicolored, motorized LED light bulb, so Disco Waver is the no-brainer solution. I’ve made wavers before, but this one was an exercise in taking as much “air” out of a project as possible—things just miss.

Multi-switching allows separate operation of the bulb and arms, a single 30-rpm motor runs the show, the gears are 50-year-old Lego 001’s, and the arms are my standard Home Depot paint-stirring sticks.

You can watch the video, if you’d like, here … https://vimeo.com/165728343

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"





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hunter71

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#1 posted 05-08-2016 03:31 AM

cool.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#2 posted 05-08-2016 03:49 AM

Another magical moment from John!
You sure got the disco colors right.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 05-08-2016 04:21 AM

John: You have too much time on your hands. Go get a job!!!

—Madts.

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-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#4 posted 05-08-2016 12:00 PM

Fun!!

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 05-08-2016 12:04 PM

Pretty cool John. The night view reminds me of those waving hands the truckers used to put in their windshields.
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-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#6 posted 05-08-2016 01:47 PM

I like this disco fever motive, spectacular as usualy.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 05-08-2016 02:21 PM

Looks like it’s Staying Alive. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#8 posted 05-08-2016 02:46 PM

You are so creative! When I see your work can’t wait to click to see your video’s! Nicely done!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 05-08-2016 03:54 PM

It will brighten the day, it brightened mine.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#10 posted 05-08-2016 06:00 PM

Hello John
As always very funny and well done and so creative

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#11 posted 05-08-2016 07:17 PM

The ‘head’ makes me think of DEVO. I don’t even know if they were disco! Cool lamp, anyway, John!

-- God bless, Candy

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#12 posted 05-08-2016 07:23 PM

This is very creative. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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htl

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#13 posted 05-08-2016 09:36 PM

The waver is way cool and the video was great till we went upside down then I got sick.OOOOO!!!!! LOL
Eueuuuupe!!! buiiiiick!!! LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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johnhutchinson

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#14 posted 05-08-2016 10:43 PM

Thanks for all the great—and one not-so-great—comments !!!
You guys keep me going.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#15 posted 05-09-2016 12:17 AM

Very cool, John—and great video as always! Definitely puts John Travolta to shame!

-- Dean

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