Introduction: 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

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

First things first, you gotta start with the base!

Step 3: Some Tower Stuff

Step 4: More Tower Stuff

Step 5: Mechanism and Release Track

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

Step 7: Queue Track

Step 8: Various Track Stuff

Step 9: Entrance Track

Almost done!

Step 10: 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

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www139 made it!(author)2014-08-15

nice! :D

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knexpert%2310829476 made it!(author)2014-03-20

Super cool! You never sease to amaze me!

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-03-20

Haha, thanks!

Glad you like my stuff :)

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MechanicalCreationMaster made it!(author)2014-02-16

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

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-16

thanks you!

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hunter999 made it!(author)2014-02-14

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

;-D

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-14

Haha, thanks! :3

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hunter999 made it!(author)2014-02-15

No problem! :-)

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sandroknexmaster made it!(author)2014-02-14

Good job on this one!

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-14

thanks!

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nerfrocketeer made it!(author)2014-02-13

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

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-13

good thing that I have a human friend ;)

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cooljupjup made it!(author)2014-02-13

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

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-13

Haha, thanks!

Then buy more balls :P

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dickheijboer made it!(author)2014-02-13

Awesome! ;)

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-13

thanks! ^.^

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Shadowman39 made it!(author)2014-02-08

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

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Sorunome made it!(author)2014-02-08

hehe, thanks!

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