Knex Fly





Introduction: Knex Fly

About: I like programming computer programs in Microsoft visual C# 2010/12 express. Make, Fix, and Tinker with electronics. Fix Vehicles, and Small Engines. Build with K'nex.

Here is a very easy to make Knex Fly.
It requires a few special parts but you can replace any that you want with any parts that you have/want to use.

Step 1: Parts List

You will need:

-- Connectors:
2 Purple

-- Rods:
2 Yellow Bendy
2 Green
1 Green - Sharpened End, Black Rod/Connectors can be used also

-- Other:
2 Headlights
6 Black Rod/Connectors

Step 2: Put the Body Together

Connect the Purple connectors Togethor.

Step 3: Attach the Wings

Attach the wings to the body.

Step 4: Attach the Eye Holders

Attach the Green rods to the body for the eyes.

Step 5: Attach the Eyes

Attach the eyes onto the green rods.

Step 6: Attach the Mouth

Attach the mouth to the end of the body.

Step 7: Attach the Legs

Attach the legs to the underside of the body.



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    I made this thing,.... 3 times... then my darn cat ate them....

    It is a fly or a mosquito, lol.

    he's cute. Nice instructable. I'm looking forward to your future projects.

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    Thanks, i am going to be posting more instructables soon, just don't have a lot of time.

    My problem with not being able to reply is that it says type in the two words in the image, but i don't get an image. I am working on some other things, a LED Rock, Paper, Scissors Game and a LED Tic Tac Toe Game, i have the wiring diagram for them all done but i don't have the money to buy switches or LED's but i am hoping i can get them off of a motherboard (I have about 20).

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    Ok. I don't see anyting saying 'type two words'. Maybe you can report it in the bug section of Ibles. Those projects sound interesting!

    Thanks to both of you, i would reply but it wont work. Is there anything i can improve on in my instructables? This is my first one.

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    No problem. Wierd that the reply button doesn't work for you. I can't see anything you need to improve on this one, or on the Ratchet one. The instructions are very clear, and you have part lists. Maybe you can try some more difficult things, but that's up to you.