Step 8: The Sorting Tray, Part 2

This is Part 2 of the sorting tray. It includes the end piece and the coin insert. First, you'll build the end piece, attach it to the tray, then the coin insert. After the entire sorting tray is complete, you'll attach it to the model.

Pic. 1- Build the end piece.
Pic. 2- Another view.
Pic. 3- Another view.
Pic. 4- The axle. This will connect the sorting tray to the left side.
Pic. 5- Another view.
Pic. 6- Get the rest of the sorting tray.
Pic. 7- Before you attach the end piece, flip the cover over and attach it. It connects on the right side.
Pic. 8- Another view. The yellow connector connects to the gray rod below, and the orange connector connects to the top center gray rod.
Pic. 9- Attach the end piece. Don't forget the white rod! It doesn't attach anywhere; it just sits in the hole of the dark gray connector.
Pic. 10- Another view (bottom). Remember the 2 blue spacers on the green rod, and make sure the other blue spacers on the ends of the gray rods didn't fall off.
Pic. 11- Another view (top).
Pic. 12- Build the coin insert.
Pic. 13- Another view, showing the spacers.
Pic. 14- Another view (bottom).
Pic. 15- Get the rest of the sorting tray.
Pic. 16- Attach the coin insert to the left of the tray. There is only one connection.
Pic. 17- Close-up showing the connection, which is an orange connector and gray rod. it should be in between two blue spacers.
Pic. 18- Close-up showing the position of the white rod. The tip near the black hinge should be in the red connector. Also, the white rod should have a snug fit, so tilt the dark gray connector (near the green connector) towards the light gray connector in the back.
Pic. 19- The entire sorting tray is now complete! Get the rest of the model.
Pic. 20- Attach the sorting tray. It should swivel easily before you attach the crankshaft.
Pic. 21- Close-up of the left side.
Pic. 22- Close-up of the left side. The tip of the gray rod slides into the hole of the red connector.
Pic. 23- Close-up of the crankshaft's connection. Notice the direction that the hinge is facing; yours should be the same. The hinge should have a slight bend to it.

Now that you are done with the sorting tray, look at the dime and penny slots (the two slots near the left). The penny slot should be just a bit bigger than the dime slot. The penny should not be able to make it through the dime slot.
<p>can you make this out of the small pieces for k'nex's because i don't have a lot of the big pieces</p>
WOW! <br>equal to the v2! <br>Love it!!!
Thanks :-)
And another
That looks cool! Great job.
Still upgrading it
Here it is
This is really cool I am going to try and build this but I will have to substitute parts because I do not have enough dark gray pieces
Thanks, and good luck with building!
I think I am going to cover the machine with full moons and make a slot where u put the coins in I will post it
If it work I am going to enters it in my town fair
Still don't know how to reply correctly. =/ Still, I am very, VERY, grateful for this, I can now order my own&nbsp;Christmas&nbsp;present. ^_^
Cool, have fun building!
-_- I posted my reply but it didn't show up and now I have to re-post. So... pictures of all the connectors excluding green, and the Y-connector. If you can, of course. I will be very grateful for this because i first saw this almost half a year ago and I'm only just getting around to following through with it. =/<br> By the way...<br> this was my second post attempt, copied and pasted because it would not let me reply. it kept saying &quot;please type the 2 words on the page, but it would not do&nbsp;anything&nbsp;when i tried.<br> Thanks<br> -zacharye08
Ok, here they are:<br> <br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_dark_gray_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">dark gray</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_light_gray_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">light gray</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_red_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">red</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_yellow_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">yellow</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_white_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">white</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_orange_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">orange</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_blue_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">blue</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_silver_metallic_connector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">purple</a><br> <a href="http://knex.com/building_toys/stard_black_rodconnector.php?partType=standard" rel="nofollow">Y-connector</a>
Hi, I was just wondering if you could post some pictures of the pieces in the list, I don't have all of the necessary pieces so I'm trying to buy them but I'm not sure what you mean by some of them. <br>Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
If you tell me which ones you don't know, I can give you a link so you can find out what they are.
What part is the tannish-grey thing in the middle?
It's a yellow connector.
I'm building one right now!
how much knex do have this much 345673465436543654368 lol your an awsome knex builder
Haha, thanks! I really have 30,000-40,000 pieces.
<br><br> OOO<br>O IIII O OO<br> O O O o OO<br><br>_______________<br><br><br>What the heck??^<br> |
does it hold english coins?
I made my coin sorter. As you can see, I used regular paper and wrote the name of the coin that goes in to each holder. <br>HERE'S MY PICTURE!!<br>
even though i had to not use spacers and sleeves it works <br>
Hey really cool coin sorter I'm building it and was curious what is the name of the moter you used
The motor doesn't have a name, it's just a motor manufactured by the Knex company.
Does it sort australian coins?
No, but you might be able to modify it to sort those.
I've already started making this but I had to order black hinges from Knex.
Btw...if you get to step 10 &quot;the coin holders&quot; you can mod it so that it doesn't use black connectors...use grey single connectors and put the spacers ona s you go :)
this is the hardest step of the hole thing but evrey thing else is good but this step.
the macince is cool, but nice cat!
Haha, thanks!
This step was really hard and i didn't really understand it. Can you post better pctures or tell me exactly what each piece is
Yeah, this is the hardest part. Unfortunately I don't have better pictures, but what exactly do you need help on?
don't worry...I finished it...but for some reason the tray doesn't tip all the way back so the coin doesn't slide anywhere. But still 5 stars <br>
this is epic...im gonna make it right now
noo it dosent work :(((((( ow well
YAYAYAYAYAY im finnaly done notice that it doesnt have any gears. Cons: it cant sort quarters , it sorts pennies and dimes on one side and nickels have to go on the other side
YYYEEEESSSSSSS im just making a few adjustments <br>
Im building this in micro, and im almost done! ill try to add a pic
I made a sorter too.<br>This is my picture.
Nice! I put the picture on the last step. :-)
you couldve told us which peices could be improvised! <br>
is there something else i could use instead of hinges?

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