Longest running mechanical spinning top
  • This record is for the longest time for a mechanical spinning top to spin continuously while remaining balanced.
  • This record is to be attempted by an individual or an organisation.
  • This record is measured in hours, minutes and seconds.
  • For the purposes of this record, a 'spinning top' is defined as an object that is demonstrably designed be spun on its axis while balancing on a point through gyroscopic effect. A 'mechanical spinning top' is an item as described above that uses mechanical parts to enhance its ability to balance or spin.