Tumbler Toy

Here is a contraption used as a demonstration of nonlinear dynamics. But hey, it’s just a TOY.
A ½ inch diameter ball rolls in a tumbler changing its center of mass so successive tumbles result. The angle of the tumble ladder is adjustable resulting in a variation of the tumble rate. The dragon figurehead was made removable to allow for change in design; e.g. dog, flower, bird.


I love it!

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Wicked. Love these :heart_eyes:

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Well done! It is pretty cool!

I wondered about using BBs instead of the single ball, but have none. Glass marble worked fine.

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