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Original elements from my various ball machines, all in one place. I will keep this updated, adding more elements with each ball machine. Photo is from Space Tower.
A different sort of wheel that I hadn't seen before. From Four Flags.
A variation of Kairah's spiral from Metropolis. Uses track connectors instead of gold connectors. Used in both Derezzed and Space Tower.
A new path I created for Skill Shot. Can be used in place of gold connector path in most applications. Very smooth, pretty easy to make. Turns aren't ...
Similar to Knextreme's path found here, this path uses two pieces of micro roller coaster track as rails. Micro pieces connect the two rails, and transition pieces can ...
A simple way to use three railed roller coaster track to bridge gaps. This technique minimizes sagging. Use the dark orange rods for the bottom rails, and put ...
Since I don't have many gold connectors, I made alternate rails for the IAC's elliptica that use green track connectors. IAC's instructable is here. The rails are a ...
Basic 3-railed path, but made with micro pieces. From Space Tower.
The centerpiece of Space Tower. The ball can roll across in either direction, and will be lowered onto the track below. I wouldn't make it any longer, because ...
Good for straight sections, and vertically flexible. Turns are near impossible. From Space Tower.
A turnaround I made for the standard yellow connector path. The speed of the ball needs to be pretty precise, or it won't work. From Space Tower.
A custom whiplash loop I made. Difficult to get the landing exactly right, but pretty cool when it works. From Space Tower.
I've seen a few of these on Instructables, but none that are exactly the same, so I'll post mine. From Space Tower.
This isn't so much an element as a support system. I hung a path from the I-beams in my basement in Four Flags, but it wasn't very stable. ...
Skill Shot Pinball (Knex Pinball Machine)by fenrir119
Derezzed (Knex Ball Machine)by fenrir119
Knex Ball Machine Radonby KneXtreme
Connected Arm Lift, Sandroknexmaster's knex lift.by knex dude 2000
Loop. A knex roller coasterby hi1
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