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Pre-Production Success!

Hey everyone! The pre-production run has arrived and we are VERY happy with them! There's only a few very minor cosmetic things that we will be addressing for the main production run, but all in all, they're pretty spot on! Here's an image of a couple of them. You'll notice the seamless machining of the herringbone on these ones. The prototype we used for filming was made using two separate gears joined together which left a slight join line. Shiny New Helico's! We also made sure to put tiny rads on the gear profiles to make sure they're nice to hold.  Can't touch this! We can now proceed and get on with machining the rest of the Helico's! We'll be...

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Helico: The World’s First Helical Gear Fidget Toy

Precision engineered with a unique herringbone profile, Helico delivers a ton of torque into the palm of your hand. Helico has everything you could want from an executive desk toy; magnets, detachable spinning top, ball bearings, interlocking gears, bits that spin, solid metal construction, striking visuals that intrigue the eye and a gear you don't see outside of sports cars and hydroelectric dams.  What more could you ask for?          Why have we created Helico? We set out to create the ultimate desk toy, injecting as many awesome features as physically possible, then stripping out anything that was overly complex or straight up didn't meet our stringent fiddle criteria. What's left are the best elements of every fidget toy you've...

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Quality Control and Production Update

Hey everyone! We've got some awesome news and unfortunately some less awesome news. Lets start with the awesome news: MetMo cubes will begin shipping this week! For the less awesome news - we've now taken them all through our quality control procedures. This has taken longer than we'd planned for because some of the cubes fell short of our expectations and we are now working with the manufacturer to get these corrected. This will unfortunately add on some extra manufacture time to these cubes. However, the majority of the cubes are excellent and we will be shipping these over the next week.    The final count of cubes ready to be built: Passed QC: 261 Failed QC: 89 The failed...

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Cubes on the Move

Hey Everyone! Just a quick update to let you all know the cubes are now fully machined packed up and on their way to us, in these stylish yellow boxes! So, once we receive them it will take us a bit of time to sort and pack each MetMo, but if all goes well with shipping, we're hoping to start posting to you guys at the start of December. We do apologise for the slight delay, the cubes took a few extra weeks to machine than we'd planned for.  We'll be in touch soon once we get our hands on them and give you a behind the scenes look at packing sorting and shipping :) Thanks! Team MetMo

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The Cube Grind

Hey everyone! We're now approaching the final stages of production so we just wanted to show you some behind the scenes images and footage of what's going on.   To get the best finish possible we use a process called precision grinding. This is done when the pins and cube are fully assembled, ensuring the components are completely flush with each other when you receive them. This helps to create the illusion of seamless metal in a finished MetMo. At present we're around 75% complete in the manufacturing stage, with many of the cubes fully QC checked (this includes most of the GR2 titanium MetMos too). In the mean time, all of the packaging is ready to go, shipping is all...

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