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Been there, done that, got the faded tee shirt.I suggest an experiment.Are you saying there is no counter torque required to prevent the precession?No, even more basic than that.
Video at 2:47.
Take the toy gyro, spin it, hold it between your fingers at one end/on one side and see if it takes any torque to prevent the precession.
Read my post https://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=80399.msg614353#msg614353
See if it gives you a clue.
Think very, very basic
Sorry, think very, very, very basic