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Knex Ball Machine Catastropha

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Here it is finally, Catastropha!
After more than one year of construction it has 11 lifts and 17 paths!
For the full description and the slide-show please visit this website!
And here's the vid:


Oh, and I forgot to mention: I have created 6 vLogs to Catastropha, hidden, and if at least 20 people want me to publish them I'll do so.
And if you want me to take any more pic of Catastropha I'll also put that on my website! :)
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I realised that I did not comment on this either :P

Epic machine though :) How many pieces in this build (because I know you would have counted them :P) )
Sorunome (author)  koolcoasterkid8 months ago
Ha, thanks!
Also, i stated that one my website:
http://www.sorunome.de/knex/ballmachines/catastropha/
Woah, you counted the pieces of a ball machine? I'm surprised. :-P Nice parts list though, with all the pictures of pieces. Are you going to do that with Apocalypse?
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman398 months ago
i thought you new i did, i also had a contest running on piece guessing :P

Also, probably not going to count apocalypse as it uses waaaay more pieces :P
Ha, I forgot about the contest too.
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman398 months ago
Get a new brain :P
/me hides
But the new brain wouldn't have any memory stored at all. :-P
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman398 months ago
But maybe its storage capacity will be slightly better >.>
Shadowman3910 months ago
In the picture, it looks like there are bubbles. :-P

Also, I just noticed I had never commented on this, so... Great ball machine! :-D
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman3910 months ago
ha, lol, i know that that pic is a bad pic :P
And lol that you never commented on it xD
I guess I was inactive when you posted this. The bubbles make sense. :-P
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman3910 months ago
because derpy?
Yup.
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman3910 months ago
Lol, this was a blank comment in my comment tracker, so I assumed there was going to be a picture.
Sorunome (author)  Shadowman3910 months ago
muffin ftw :D
Didn't comment yet on this one :D

Nice ball machine, so big!
Sorunome (author)  sandroknexmaster1 year ago
haha, thanks! :D
this isn't featured? That's strange! :)
Sorunome (author)  sandroknexmaster1 year ago
what, it isn't featured? O.o
jameshond2 years ago
how big is this machine i like it
Sorunome (author)  jameshond2 years ago
Thanks! And it is 2.45 meter high, 2.30 meters wide and 1.70 meters deep.
wooooooooow that is big
Sorunome (author)  jameshond2 years ago
Hehe, I know :P
Really cool and what camera was used to film this
Sorunome (author)  Orangeprofessor2 years ago
Thanks! I used Exilim from Casio.
Sorry, I don't know the exact number as I replaced the instructions but it has 30 ftps continuus shooting and can film up to 1000 frames per second.
btw can you create an instructable on how you created the switchers for this ball machine
Sorunome (author)  Orangeprofessor2 years ago
I already did a loooooooooong time ago, before I started on this ball machine right here:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Elemenit-Infinity-Switch/
I'm late
Sorunome (author)  Orangeprofessor2 years ago
Haha :D
jameshond2 years ago
this ballmachine is cooool nice 5*
Sorunome (author)  jameshond2 years ago
Thanks!
skiedra2 years ago
Wahahahahaha, that is one geek's room. And an awesome knex build too.
Sorunome (author)  skiedra2 years ago
thanks!
Very impressive work and great imagination.
Sorunome (author)  stevemoseley2 years ago
thanks!
toeti2 years ago
niiiiice ;)
Sorunome (author)  toeti2 years ago
thaaaaaaaaanks! :)
The bunnies and lift at 7:51 are awesome :-p Really cool ball machine! So much interesting stuff.
Sorunome (author)  I_am_Canadian2 years ago
Thanks!
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