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Hello everyone! It sure has been a long time since I made an Instructable. This lift is based on the stepper lift that was in a Knex set, except it d...
You'll need these pieces to make the modified stepper lift. Note that the pieces are labeled as their classic colors, but of course you can use any co...
Let's start off with something easy: the base towers. You will build the right and left side, and then combine them. Pic. 1- This will be the left si...
Now you'll make the next section of towers to complete the base towers. Like in Step 2, there are two sides that you will attach together. Then put it...
This track section will be part of the base. Pic. 1- This is part of the entrance track. Pic. 2- This is the other part. Pic. 3- Build these two thin...
After you're done with this step, you'll be done with the entrance track. Pic. 1- Build this part of a tower support. Pic. 2- Another view. Pic. 3- T...
This is the first section of the towers, which have the second axle. Pic. 1- Build the towers. Pic. 2- Axle. Pic. 3- Another view. Pic. 4- Another vi...
This tower section is similar to the previous one you built. It has yet another axle. Pic. 1- Build. Pic. 2- Another view of the axle. Pic. 3- Anothe...
This is the last section of the towers. Pic. 1- This is the left side of the towers. Pic. 2- Another view. Pic. 3- Another view. Pic. 4- The right si...
This will attach to the third tower section. After you're done, the towers will be finished. Pic. 1- Exit track. Pic. 2- Another view. Pic. 3- This i...
Now you will begin on finishing the very top of the lift by building the motor section and gears. Pic. 1- Build this small section. Pic. 2- Another v...
This section will almost complete the top. Pic. 1- This is one of three sections that you will build. Pic. 2- Another section. Pic. 3- Another view. ...
After you build this and attach stuff together, you'll be done with the towers! Pic. 1- Build this crankshaft. Pic. 2- Another view. Pic. 3- Another ...
This is one of the carts that will carry the balls up to the top. Pic. 1- Build this bit. Pic. 2- Another view. Pic. 3- Here is another small bit. Pi...
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 th...
This small tower will connect both of the carts. Pic. 1- Build the small tower. Pic. 2- Another view. Pic. 3- Now get the top and bottom carts. Pic. ...
One side of the carts is finished, but you will build the other side now. Repeat Steps 13-15, and then you'll have both sides.
You're almost done! Just attach the cart sections to the axles. Make sure the supporting parts of the axles are facing up! Pic. 1- Get the rest of th...
Give yourself a pat on the back for finishing the modified stepper lift! No really, do it, you know you want to. Now get balls, load them in, and turn...
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Posted:Mar 18, 2012
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