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Wow, LOL
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I am going to take off my magicians hat for a moment and put on my Physics Teacher hat instead.

He did a boatload of work, and spent time money and resources for an incredibly small return. I suppose he had fun building the thing, but what he does not show is how long his machine will work for. If you have a sharpie that has been sitting around, or one that is out of ink, he is using centripetal force to pull ink form the bottom and the sides, into he tip. How long will his rejuvenated Sharpie work for? I have no idea, but I will bet not too long.

Balance that against the cost of a new sharpie.

On the other hand, he certainly possesses a number of fine construction skills.
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Holy crap! That's a crapload of work just to save a buck on a new Sharpie!
I'm going to state the obvious: isn't it easier to go down to the dollar store and buy a new Sharpie?

Also, could you not achieve the same result by tying the thing on a piece of string and swinging it around on the end of the string?

Ahhhh, but to each their own.

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Understand the point was to be ridiculous, but there are a number of 3d printed centrifuges that would work fine for sharpies
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On Jun 3, 2019, daffydoug wrote:
Holy crap! That's a crapload of work...

Haha, it was also a crapload of boring Smile Skip to the 9:35 mark to see the device in action.
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