Introduction: K'nex Mini Basketball Arcade Game (Instructions)

Here are the instructions for the K'nex Basketball game!

Pieces Count:

Rods
Green: 12
White: 231
Blue: 433
Yellow: 118
Red: 21
Grey: 5

Connectors
Grey (Single): 16
Orange: 11
Red: 6
Green: 4
Silver: 406
Yellow: 74
Blue: 102
White: 29

Other
Spacer (Blue): 6
Spacer (Silver): 12
Blue Snap: 2

Total
1,488

Step 1: Making the Frame

This will guide you through making the main frame of the game.

Step 2: Making the Net

Follow these pictures to make a very essential part of this build.

Step 3: Making the Backboard

This is another main part of the build.

Step 4: Assembly

Let's put it all together.

Comments

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genebehl (author)2015-08-10

I like it

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Monkeys11 (author)2013-07-13

Hey. Nice job. I love it. I'm going to build it once I get a couple more pieces. I was just wondering what kind of balls to get and where to get them cause I don't want to get balls that are two heavy that can break it.

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MrSmashCat (author)Monkeys112013-07-28

Thanks! I just used the ones from the Big Air Ball Tower set that I had. Here's a link to it: http://www.knex.com/bigbuilds/big_air_ball.php
I'm sure you can find the same ones on eBay for really cheap.

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hunter999 (author)2013-06-26

Great!

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hunter999 (author)2013-06-26

Great!

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knexboy586 (author)2012-12-24

this is ausome i wish i had 406 purple connectors

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megate (author)2012-12-14

for anyone looking to buy the parts needed to make this they come to a total of $239.80 before any taxes

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poncho531 (author)2012-08-14

There are 422 blue rods for all you wondering.

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MrSmashCat (author)poncho5312012-09-08

Dang, I just posted a pieces count, and there are 433. You got really close!

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MrSmashCat (author)poncho5312012-08-14

Hey thanks! You reminded me! If anyone needs a parts count, let me know!

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chipalip100 (author)2012-08-19

how many pieces dose it take

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MrSmashCat (author)chipalip1002012-09-08

I just added a count to the description! :D

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MrSmashCat (author)chipalip1002012-08-19

I'll make a pieces count and put it in the description before the end of this week.

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mustangalex99 (author)2012-08-27

can i have a piece count? i don't have very many pieces but this looks awesome and i'd love to build it!

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MrSmashCat (author)mustangalex992012-09-08

I just added a count to the description! :D

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MrSmashCat (author)mustangalex992012-08-27

Thanks! Yeah of course! I've been booked up with school, but I'll get it out as soon as I can!

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yenthe (author)2012-08-31

I have made it !!!!!
It's very nice!!!!!

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MrSmashCat (author)yenthe2012-08-31

Awesome! Send me a pic of it!

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Sorunome (author)2012-08-13

Nice and simple idea :D

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MrSmashCat (author)Sorunome2012-08-13

Thanks! I agree!

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patriots8888 (author)2012-08-11

Thats awesome, I like how the ball return is curved. Nice work! 5*

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MrSmashCat (author)patriots88882012-08-11

Yeah I like that part too, thanks!

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knexpert#10829476 (author)2012-08-08

Good job!

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Thank you!

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Hiyadudez (author)2012-08-08

Very nice, I love it!

5*

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MrSmashCat (author)Hiyadudez2012-08-08

Thanks!

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canucksgirl (author)2012-08-07

Whoa... Nicely done! :-)

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MrSmashCat (author)canucksgirl2012-08-07

Thank you! :)

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