I just want to be able to shake!
December 11, 2013 2:53 PM   Subscribe

A while ago I bought my nephew a plush toy train with a string-wound mechanism inside that shook the toy but made no noise until the string was wound down again to the rivet opening. I know for a fact the toy was discontinued. Could you please direct me to a company which sells string-winding shaking toy mechanisms?
posted by parmanparman to Technology (6 answers total)
Not totally sure I understand, it made a noise after the string wound all the way down?
posted by jessamyn at 2:57 PM on December 11, 2013

Response by poster: it made no noise! you pulled a string and as the string was wound down, the mechanism shook the toy.
posted by parmanparman at 3:09 PM on December 11, 2013

Oh, the toy vibrates? Was it a fast vibration or kind of chunky? Hearthsong might sell such a thing.
posted by These Birds of a Feather at 3:11 PM on December 11, 2013

There are cat toys like this that are made like a bunch of adorable little animals. I think "vibrating plush toy" is a thing to google for.
posted by jessamyn at 3:14 PM on December 11, 2013

Response by poster: I don't want another toy, I want to buy the mechanism.
posted by parmanparman at 3:16 PM on December 11, 2013

Best answer: Ah sorry. Here is one example for sale. If you just need one you're better off just taking it out of a toy.
posted by jessamyn at 3:32 PM on December 11, 2013 [1 favorite]

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