Step 14: Bottom Cart

In this step, you'll repeat Step 13. But, there are some changes you'll need to make, as shown in Pic. 1-3. The red rods should be yellow rods, and the red connectors should be yellow connectors.

Pic. 1- This is the bottom cart. Notice the differences between it and the top cart. (yellow connectors and yellow rods).
Pic. 2- Those red rods will be yellow rods (refer to Pic. 1).
Pic. 3- The red connectors should be yellow connectors (refer to Pic. 1).
Pic. 4- After the bottom cart in Pic. 1 is done, build these.
Pic. 5- Attach them to the bottom cart.
<p>Thank you!</p>
<p>I would use this lift, but man dat piece count! :-P</p><p>Nice job on it anyways. Innovative as always</p>
<p>Thanks man! And yeah, this is probably the most piece-consuming lift that I've posted. :-P</p>
<br> <br> <br> <br>I'm up to this step can't wait to finish,I mite build a ball machine with this lift if I can??? Anyway it's a wry cool,awesome and crazy lift.
Cool, and thanks! You should build a ball machine with it. :-)
hi i make it a little bit faster i replace the yellow gear with the red gear and it also works :)
hey dude this lift works with the newer balls i change some time in the cars. but i&agrave;m goning to use this in my ballmachine :D
Yeah, it requires modifying to work with the newer balls.
but it works and thank you for make isntructions for this lift :D
hi can you tell me how to fix it with the newer balls?
i wnat ot make this 2 cars higher. but it ruined my motor?
How did it ruin it? And what motor are you using?
it will bad my green motor don`t work :-(
this lift doesn`t work with the black/white balls it falls of the cars. and it cost to much pieces for me sorry i`m nog going to use it
In the Ible intro there's a note at the bottom saying that. And yeah, it's a pretty expensive lift. :-P
Great lift! It works very good. It's in my next ball machine!
Nice! Glad it worked out well. :-)
mine does not work, my knex balls fall out to early out of the carts. Can you help?
I don't know what exactly your problem is, but if you post a couple pictures of the carts I'll be able to help. :-)
never mind i fixed it =)
What is that knex tower in the background of picture 8? (Intro)
It's a lift I was building for a collab, but we gave up on it.
The one between you and rnb?
No, me Tornado and ALocke.
I never knew of that one D:
What was the error with multiple balls
The balls wouldn't transfer from one side to the other due to its height, and the force that it took to push the balls out. That's why I modified it to this version.
In the previous version couldn't you have just a stronger motor or used a counterweight
I don't think that would've helped. Each side was basically balanced anyway, since there were two sides that alternated.
So what was your way of fixing it
Building it like this one. :-P
Picture seven looks like my room, messy.
Messy rooms are da bomb! :-D I need to clean it up and vacuum, the rugs are growing hair it seems.
Absolutely! :) Luckily I have hard wood floors ( witch doesn't really help much) I've got dust bunnies running around all over the place :)
Having three cats doesn't help with the hair issue haha.
If you think three cats is bad I have four and two dogs.
And bunnies
Thanks for reminding me. I forgot about the bunnies :)
Haha, and I thought three was a lot!
Great design, just built it! :) However, I've gone through the instructions to make sure I've followed them correctly because when the arm things meet, the ball doesn't transfere... Have you got any idea why this might be happening??
Did you remember the pieces that push the balls out, or make them too short?
I made them with a grey and a Y clip, but they aren't pushing the balls :(
May I see a picture of the cart?
I can't! :( for some reason I cant add them to this comment.
Hmm... Try making an unpublished Ible, post the pictures there, and give me the link to the Ible. If that doesn't work, you could email them to me. If you want to email, I'll give you my address in a PM.
Thanks, I'll do that later :)
did you use a different motor in your unfinished Knex ball machine

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