Introduction: Knex 8-ball Waiter

Picture of Knex 8-ball Waiter

Ever felt the need of letting eight balls wait on each other, to go quickley after each other through some epic elements?
Well, with this (complex) mechanism it gets possible!

When making this, please take a note that it is pretty complex, be sure to follow the instructions carefully and don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions!
Be sure to read image notes!

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Step 1: Parts

Picture of Parts

Rods

green - 88
white - 55
blue - 100
yellow - 46
red - 23
grey - 8
total rods: 320

Connectors

dark-gray (1-way) - 35
light-gray (2-way) - 7
orange - 6
red - 37
green - 15
yelllow - 63
white - 18
purple 3D - 47
blue 3D - 37
total connectors: 265

Misc

y-connectors - 18
tan-clips - 3
large wheels - 5
medium wheel tires - 4
blue spacers - 63
gray spacers - 27
total misc: 120

Grand Total: 705

Step 2: The Base

Picture of The Base

First things first, you gotta start with the base!

Step 3: Some Tower Stuff

Picture of Some Tower Stuff

Step 4: More Tower Stuff

Picture of More Tower Stuff

Step 5: Mechanism and Release Track

Picture of Mechanism and Release Track

Step 6: Mechanism for Releasing the Ball in the Release Track

Picture of Mechanism for Releasing the Ball in the Release Track

Step 7: Queue Track

Picture of Queue Track

Step 8: Various Track Stuff

Picture of Various Track Stuff

Step 9: Entrance Track

Picture of Entrance Track

Almost done!

Step 10: Done!

Picture of Done!

Congradulations, you just finished teh 8-ball waiter!
I hope the instructions were easy-to-follow and you had quite some fun making it!
If the balls don't fit through the end of the entrance track just push those side thingies down some.

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Comments

www139 (author)2014-08-15

nice! :D

knexpert#10829476 (author)2014-03-20

Super cool! You never sease to amaze me!

Haha, thanks!

Glad you like my stuff :)

Seemingly complicated + ingeniously simple = epic element. Fantastic job! :-)

thanks you!

hunter999 (author)2014-02-14

Awesome as always! Your really are a talented pony - those are quite hard to come by...

;-D

Sorunome (author)hunter9992014-02-14

Haha, thanks! :3

hunter999 (author)Sorunome2014-02-15

No problem! :-)

sandroknexmaster (author)2014-02-14

Good job on this one!

thanks!

nerfrocketeer (author)2014-02-13

*Gasps* Are those FINGERS I see in the video!?

Sorunome (author)nerfrocketeer2014-02-13

good thing that I have a human friend ;)

cooljupjup (author)2014-02-13

Its awsome!, but i dont have 8 balls! :(

Sorunome (author)cooljupjup2014-02-13

Haha, thanks!

Then buy more balls :P

dickheijboer (author)2014-02-13

Awesome! ;)

Sorunome (author)dickheijboer2014-02-13

thanks! ^.^

Shadowman39 (author)2014-02-08

Cool element! I like the way the last ball rolls past the other balls.

Sorunome (author)Shadowman392014-02-08

hehe, thanks!

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