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Metal spinning top with enhanced spin grip & ceramic ball tip to produce long spin times. Based on documented UFO sightings!
Metal spinning top with enhanced spin grip & ceramic ball tip to produce long spin times. Based on documented UFO sightings!
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UFO Tops—An Identified Spinning Toy With A Story

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We're back and better than ever! We've been hard at work and we think you'll be pleased. 

Today we are excited to introduce our latest UFO Top - Rendlesham, inspired by the 1980 Rendlesham Forest, England UFO Incident. We're also excited to re-release our flagship UFO Tops - Cussac and Roswell.

We are also excited to annouce our Gen-2 dock we call Hover Dock. Made of stainless steel and polished to a mirror finish for the perfect way to display and dock your UFO Top. Both Hover Dock and our Gen-1 dock, LightRay Base will be available as an add-on through Backerkit. 

To pre-order and help bring the new and improved tops to life, click the Back This Project button then select a reward.

All new colors and a new metal⁠—heat-treated stainless steel. 

ALUMINUM: In addition to Cosmic Silver, Roswell comes in Desert Orange, Cussac in Sulfur Blue, and Rendlesham Siren Red. 

STAINLESS STEEL: Each series also comes in heat-treated stainless steel known as Psychedelic Steel.  Stainless steel is much heavier and has much longer spin times. 

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Each UFO Top features a precision 5mm ball handle, silicone spin grip, 38mm wide body, and super smooth and hard ceramic ball tip. 

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You asked and we listened. With 90 votes, you voted on the material and finish for our Gen-2 dock we call Hover Dock™

You voted for a stainless steel, polished, mirror finish Hover Dock. Stainless steel is a great choice. The extra weight creates a substantial feel, the polish an extra nice touch and the mirror finish is a nice compliment to any desk.

To make Hover Dock, we will use Stainless Steel round stock, CNC machine, then hand polish to a mirror finish. For those familiar, the finish will be the same as our Gen-1 Dock, LightRay Base.

Since this is a brand new design we don't have images so we are sharing out the CAD drawings with a top view, front view and section view. The tops are backwards compatible with our Gen-1 tops so you Hover Dock will work with all UFO Tops made thus far.

Simply rest the top in the hole to self-center and dock. We are thrilled with this new design and we hope you are as well. 

UFO Tops can spin upright or upside down (invert). The Invert is especially fun to master.

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Each UFO Top is different in weight, shape, center of gravity and thus spin times. Shown below are the spin times for the aluminum models. The stainless steel models spin on average 2 minutes longer than the aluminum.  

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Rendlesham Psychedelic Steel(5:40).

Roswell Psychedelic Steel (6:14)

 Cussac Psychedelic Steel (4:38)

In July, 1947 northwest of Roswell, New Mexico, rancher Mac Brazel discovered shiny metal debris. Soon after, the headline in the Roswell Daily Records was, "RAAF Captures Flying Saucer on Ranch in Roswell Region." Rumors quickly swirled throughout the country ranging from crashed weather balloons to secret military projects to alien sightings. Thousands visit Roswell each year in search of the truth.

In late summer of 1967, in the town of Cussac, France, a 13-year-old boy François and his 9-year-old sister Anne Marie were peacefully herding cows in a field when they were startled by a bright, spherical-shaped object off in the distance. They saw four small black beings about 47" tall enter the craft. When the UFO flew away it left a smell of sulfur and a circle of dried grass. 

On a cold December night in 1980 near Rendlesham Forest, England, two USAF security patrolmen saw an angular metallic object with pulsating red and blue lights off in the distance. Hovering, the UFO illuminated the forest with an intense white light. As the officers approached the light, the UFO sped off through the trees. USAF deputy base commander Lieutenant Colonel Charles I. Halt described the event in what is known as the Halt memo.

Each UFO Top includes three things - 1) a Metal Spinning UFO Top,  2) the UFO Sighting Collector Card, and  3) a UFO Details Trifold with detailed specs about the top and more.  

Backerkit

What is Backerkit?
 

Backerkit makes it easier to choose colors and models for your pledge. It also makes it easy to add additional items such as additional UFOs or Hover Dock. You will also be able to confirm shipping address and submit additional payment.

The Backerkit link will be sent out in an update after the campaign closes.

So.. We are excited and we hope this makes fulfillment as smooth as possible.

To pre-order, click the Back This Project button then select a reward.

Please help spread the word about UFO Tops.

Risks and challenges

We're excited to get your reward in your hands as soon as possible. Pre-production efforts are currently underway to ensure a smooth hand-off from production, inspection, assembly and fulfillment. We are confident you will be pleasantly surprised when your UFO shows up at your door.

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    Aluminum Single UFO (1-Pack)

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    Stainless Steel Solo (1-Pack)

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