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Here it is. The first knex solar alarm clock. This has taken me over a month to design, build, rebuild, perfect, and make instructions. In fact I...
Connectors:White 43Blue 34Yellow 13Purple 110Green 64Red 25Orange 51Dark gray 2 Rods:Red 13Blue 2White 137Green, Some where around 250 Odds and...
Okay, in the first 10 steps you will be building the Solar Receiving Unit. First off we need to build the "locking" part of the solar receiving unit.T...
So all you need to do is connect the green connectors like shown with the green rods. Then after you have 6 pairs of the green connectors, attach them...
Ok, first off gather 24 green connectors. Next, add all 24 connectors to the part we made in the last step.Go ahead and get two blue and black hinges....
Now, get the two hinges I told you about in the last step. Add them to one of the ends of the "Green block". That is what you see in the first picture...
Alright, go ahead and build these. It's shouldn't be that hard.
First off make these 9 pieces. Then add them together on two yellow rods.
Now add the parts you made in step 5 to the back of the stand like so. This should make it stand up.
So all you need to do now is make these three parts, then connect them together.
Now go and add the panel to the stand. Just slip it in and snap. Next get the solar panel sold by knex.com. Then just place it on. It won't snap but i...
Now just connect the "Green block" to the stand like so.You're done with the Solar Receiving Unit. Now onto the hard stuff.
Now we are going to build the main unit. We're going to start on the bottom and work our way up. The parts you'll be building are going to get bigger ...
First get 13 white rods then add the 13 white rods to the top like so.
Now, build the object in the first picture, then slide it over the white rods. Next gather 12 blue spacers, and slide them over the rods shown.
Now build the thing in the first picture. Then slide it over the white rods.Good job, onto the door.
Build the things in picture 1 and 2 then connect them like the third picture.Next, make the panel in picture 4 and connect like so.
Now add two green rods to the end, then add the red connector.Finaly add a green rod where shown.
First add the red connector to the white rod then slide the door over the white rod. Now slide the blue spacer over the white rod.
From this step on the picture quality might be lower. That is because I had to change cameras. So I'm sorry if it's hard to see.Again these are going ...
Go and line up the panel with the body. Then snap it in like so.
Build the parts in the first two pictures. Then line them like up so and snap them together.
Make the things in the first picture. Notice the direction of the tan clips. Then slide the rods through the holes in the panel. One of them should lo...
Now slide the panel over the red rods and snap it in. Then place the motor in.
First add the green rods to the top of the base. Then if your going to use the electronic charger, go ahead and put it in.
Now build the parts in the first two pictures. Then snap them together like so.
Go and slide it over the rods and snap it in. Don't forget to add the white rods.
Now build this panel, then slide it over the rods and snap it in.
Now this is the best part. First slide a blue spacer over the drive shaft. Then put a blue gear over the shaft and lock it in like so.
Now slide a blue spacer over over the next shaft, then put a red gear on and lock it in. Also snap on the gray clip and slide the two gray spacers ove...
Now slide a gray spacer and a blue spacer over the rod. Then place the ball on like so.
Now place twelve white rods and the two blue rods to the top of the body. Next build two of these squares. And slide one of them over the rods.
Now add 16 blue spacers, than add the second square.
Build the big panel then slide it over the rods and snap it in.
Let's finish this puppy up.Let's add a blue spacer and a blue clip to the top of the shaft. Then build these two pieces and snap them together. Place ...
Okay, now that you built everything it's time to get it working. First set the solar receiving unit or (SRU) where the sun first shines in the morning...
You're done!!!!I hope you have fun with this and I hope it works well for you.Let me know what you think, and don't forget to hit that subscribe butto...
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