A version of the The ultimate gear sphere that uses 3D printed pins instead of M3 screws. It’s nice not having to individually adjust the tightness of 32 screws, but it is a bit riskier because you can’t fine-tune things if things start to get stiff.
Removing the visible screw bores also gives the assembly a smoother spherical exterior.
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