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Science museum SM1043 STRENGTH BALL
Product code: 053063

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Pull the rip cord provided to start the internal gyro spinning. Then grip Strength Ball and start twisting your wrists, while controlling the gyroscopic forces. The built-in Revometer reveals your highest revs rating. Great to challenge friends and family. The perfect trainer for golfers and racket sports enthusiasts, but most commonly purchased by gadget lovers!

Was: £14.99 then £7.49
NOW ONLY £4.99 INSTORE
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#2
Thanks reserved one
#3
Very nice find! These are great fun! Ordered one for my left hand! lol Heat & Rep added. :-)
#4
good find off to my local in the morning. these are great fun.
#5
Yeah, it looks great for Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) or Upper Limb Disorder (ULD)
#6
Blasphemous;3823505
Yeah, it looks great for Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) or Upper Limb Disorder (ULD)

Giving or curing?
#7
out of stock in my area for reserve and collect
#8
Got one of these the other day instore. Currys at the Fort in Edinburgh had loads if anyones looking for one :thumbsup:
#9
are these any good compared to the original powerball?
#10
sul
are these any good compared to the original powerball?


No... not a patch on the powerball.
banned#11
Why oh why do people buy these? - what is the fascination?
#12
Mr Product
Why oh why do people buy these? - what is the fascination?


I know, losers
#13
Broxy
No... not a patch on the powerball.


care to explain why? its exactly the same mechanism, probly from the same factory

Mr Product
Why oh why do people buy these? - what is the fascination?


builds grip strength for in the gym
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Mr Product
Why oh why do people buy these? - what is the fascination?


It has buttons on it.
banned#15
kungfu
care to explain why? its exactly the same mechanism, probly from the same factory


Well the top photo is of the fake, the bottom photo is of the original so I'm confused which one is being sold.
#16
lumoruk
Well the top photo is of the fake, the bottom photo is of the original so I'm confused which one is being sold.


ok, wel let me clear it up for you lol, they are exactly the same, i seriously doubt powerball could get a patent for it as it is simply a gyroscope in a casing, hence why there are immediate copies floating around, bargain if you need one, it has totally improved my grip strength for deadlifts in the gym.
#17
Its not as balanced as the powerball, at higher speeds theres more vibration in the Science museum, not that it will get to the dizzy hights of the powerball.
#18
I reserved at my local store and within an hour i had a phone call to say they don't have them!! i checked on line again and their store was still saying they had them?!:x Have just reserved again and I suppose wait for the phone call tomorrow to say they don't!
#19
Hot have reserved one to collect tomorrow:)
Have some rep:)
#20
Just reserved a couple at Currys in Hartlepool. These are the genuine article from the Science Museum collection. For ages 10+. Should still give your wrists a good work out! It's what your right hand's for. LOL :-)
#21
Thanks, reserved one. There's always the smart asses with something to whinge/gripe about.
#22
No stock anywhere locally. I fear for dsg....
#23
i would get the original powerballs. Atleast they come with a lifetime warranty
#24
Same price at Argos?
#25
Beware! At the bottom of the linked page (to Currys) it says that the "essential accessories" you should order with the Gyroscopic Strength Ball are AA and AAA batteries. I admit that I have a Powerball (super cheap - at the time - from Play.com) not one of these, but I seriously doubt that you would find a use for the batteries whilst spinning the ball.:o

I have muscle wastage (thanks to RSI, ULD and arthritis) and I find a minute or two of spinning the ball every day helps me. But mine has got neon lights in it, which light up bright the faster you spin it. I think it's fun but it bugs the hell out of the cat!:evil:

Also, I've got hands the size of dinner plates but find it is not easy to grab hold of these balls. Can a 10 year old really keep hold of one of these things?:?:
#26
perrioli
Thanks, reserved one. There's always the smart asses with something to whinge/gripe about.


If your referring to me I speak from experience as I have had both.:x
I was only giving an opinion to someone futher up the board who asked if these were as good as the powerball to which the answer is NO.
#27
I've used both, these are a cheap, badly made copy of the powerball. The shape and plastic seams make it uncomfortable to hold, and once up to around 8000rpm the vibration created by the off balance gyro actually hurts. My proper powerball provides a challenge, this one is just annoying.

Its £5 you could put towards the real thing :thumbsup:
#28
kerry2815
I reserved at my local store and within an hour i had a phone call to say they don't have them!! i checked on line again and their store was still saying they had them?!:x Have just reserved again and I suppose wait for the phone call tomorrow to say they don't!


Same just happened to me :(
#29
This isn't as good as the Powerball, I would strongly advise spending the extra money on that instead if you really want one of these.
#30
Broxy
If your referring to me I speak from experience as I have had both.:x
I was only giving an opinion to someone futher up the board to someone who asked if these were as good as the powerball to which the answer is NO.


Whence from came the original powerball?
#31
ghinzani
Whence from came the original powerball?


Play.com http://www.play.com/Gadgets/Gadgets/4-/3256229/Powerball-Signature-Edition/Product.html

Heat added from me - Good price. :)
#32
Broxy
Its not as balanced as the powerball, at higher speeds theres more vibration in the Science museum, not that it will get to the dizzy hights of the powerball.


Broxy, thanks for your' opinion, people should not be putting you down for it either. :x

It's a personal opinion and most welcome on this site I'd say. :thumbsup:
#33
perrioli
Thanks, reserved one. There's always the smart asses with something to whinge/gripe about.



Get a grip. It was only a personal opinion :p
#34
munnski
Got one of these the other day instore. Currys at the Fort in Edinburgh had loads if anyones looking for one :thumbsup:

Thanks will have a nosey but they are saying out of stock for reserve and pick up?
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#36
These are good when you need self love, i've had mine for three years!
#37
Powerball Electric Starter

http://images.play.com/covers/5820994m.jpg

:lol:
#38
these are not as good as original powerball... feels light and cheap
#39
quackstar84
These are good when you need self love, i've had mine for three years!


Wow! That's a new one on me! :oops: :whistling: :giggle: Have you worn it out yet?
#40
Nah it's worn me out thought! *Rubs wrists*... =D

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