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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 1
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Magnetic In-Air Suspending and Hovering Gyro

    posted by lsailer on 06/21/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    Great price for a intelligent and educational toy, acceptable quality, package not so protectfull. I recomend for gift to friends or adolecents.
    Cons:
    It is not easy to make it flying, patience, and several days looking around, not good manual at all.
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    fun and entertaining

    posted by gfroes on 01/09/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    it does look cool. my young brother loved the experience of finding the right balance and when we did, we made movies for him to take to school. it was a success.
    Cons:
    it takes a while to find the right spot, some children might give up
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 2
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Cool but hard!

    posted by theBLUEBIRD on 09/30/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    It makes for a nice gift! I bought one for my little brother, and he thought it was pretty cool! Very cool thing to show of to your friends!
    Cons:
    It's very hard to get it to hold the spin properly. But after a while siting with it it will work! It helps to meditate on how ...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 2
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Levitron or whirligig?

    posted by Lirney on 07/18/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    - Relative affordability (similar cost 2-3 times more expensive) - Good design, ala "dharma initiative" - Spectacular levitation, if obtained by running top - Trains agility and coordination
    Cons:
    - Difficulty in using - Build quality
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 1
    • Usefulness: 2
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    difficult to use, nearly impossible, in fact.

    posted by ZarphusAran on 06/21/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    it's a pretty neat toy overall, and if you've ever watched the show "Lost" the logo on the base plate can allow it to act as a reference to the show, and its theme of magnetism.
    Cons:
    it's incredibly hard to get to work properly. i still can not get it to hover for more than a few seconds before it falls outs...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Sci-Fi hand/eye coordination game

    posted by marcelxl on 11/10/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    - It works great - It looks like sci-fi :) - Very amazing when you are playing for the first couple of times - Good for training kids hand/eye coordination.
    Cons:
    - Build quality is a but cheap / lots of plastic (where you might expect more metal) - I don't know how long the fun will last...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Nice magnetic floating spinner!

    posted by Lizarb on 10/12/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    - The magnetic set is very good to spend time and to exercise some hand skills. - It's good for children, being a very interesting stuff to attract them to study the field of Physics. So, teachers can buy it to teach their students. - It works perfectly a...
    Cons:
    - The build quality is not so good. The paint of spinner didn't keep for long, as it fall down everytime in the floor. - Also,...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 2
    • Usefulness: 3
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    cool idea, wish i could use it

    posted by Cdizzle on 08/28/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Novice (still getting used to it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    really cool idea i have seen a gyro like this once before and as far as i can tell this once is of equal quality. looks great if you can do it
    Cons:
    very hard to do, not sure if i just dont have the skill or if this is a bad product (more likely i just dont have the skill i h...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 2
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Great game, average realisation

    posted by Freakazodiak on 07/26/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    +Good game +All you need to make it work
    Cons:
    -Average to bad quality -The paint is coming of on the spinner -The balancing of the spinner is weak and you can never achieve ...
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    • Overall Rating: 3
    • Price: 3
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 3
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    Cool.

    posted by almelodhcnwa on 04/15/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    It's a very cool toy. It took about 15 minutes for me to know how to spin it. All fields aded together, your review does not contain more than 500 characters.All fields aded together, your review does not contain more than 500 characters.All fields aded tog...
    Cons:
    The paint is not really good. THe spinning thing is made with plastic. It looks like metal in the picture.
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