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Gear Ring - Jewelry for the Engineer

02/02/2010 7:48 PM

I stumbled onto this cool gift: Kinekt's Gear Ring. Made form high quality stainless steel. The Gear Ring features six micro-precision gears that turn in unison when the outer rims are spun.

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02/03/2010 3:53 AM

Funky...just build in a micro generator so that when you fiddle with it you can power the grid and you're quids in.
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02/03/2010 6:49 PM

$165.00USD It does look cool!

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02/04/2010 12:47 AM

As if I didn't already have enough hair removal to attend to in the morning. Now I'd have to shave my fingers. Only shaving three wouldn't do.

It IS cool though.

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02/04/2010 1:22 AM

Hmmmm......... A toy for techies who don't like to get their hands dirty. Like how would you get the dirt and crud out of it? Electric tooth brush? Ultrasonic cleaner?

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02/04/2010 2:52 AM

A new level of interpretation for the term: "Fiddle fingers"

Do not run your fingers through ANY hair when wearing that ring. I think them gears will tie you up for a week!

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02/04/2010 3:32 AM

At last! A legitimate reason for a Brazilian!

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02/04/2010 5:56 AM

Oh the Cat, what wisdom!

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02/04/2010 9:24 AM

or, perhaps, a method for a DIY brazilian?

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02/04/2010 5:21 AM

In the same vein I bought one of these gear clocks a couple of years ago. It's not too accurate but you can tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes & the moving gears are fascinating.

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02/04/2010 8:14 AM

It would make a great wedding band. The symbolism is really spot on. Frictional losses, going in different directions, being ground up in the gears of the legal system.... The mind boggles!

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02/04/2010 9:07 AM

Great looking ring. I think it works as an engagement ring for my wife. At least, she will remember who gave it to her.

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02/04/2010 9:10 AM

Your bride will fit a size nine ring? No further comment!

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02/04/2010 9:21 AM

Ouch!

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02/04/2010 1:16 PM

MY wife wears a size nine ring, but I'll not be getting her THAT ring. I fear the imprint would be too distinct on my forehead!

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02/08/2010 4:54 PM

I'm usually not an impulse buyer, but after checking out the video, this one got me. It just arrived in the morning mail. I spent as much time the first few minutes trying to figure out how it was assembled as I did spinning it around. It looks cool, and is very well made - good precision mechanism. As a result, some of the gear teeth are pretty sharp. (I think they will wear in with ongoing absent-minded fiddling with it.) Probably not necessary, but I also put a drop of olive oil on it to keep it running smooth. Oil spec is extra extra extra virgin... on the Madonna scale of virginity.

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04/26/2010 10:52 AM

Thanks for the feed back. I'm really glad I posted this.

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10/19/2011 7:08 PM

Cool, but,..

Delbert probaly get his tie caught in it, and OSHA will have to shut it down.

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