Knex Padlock

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Introduction: Knex Padlock

About: Im Killer~SafeCracker, I started using Instructables in 2009. I mainly post in the Knex world, but I venture out sometimes. Check out all my instructables, you wont be disappointed! I live for music and I p...

Hello Boys and Girls! 
      After two and a half years of hardly looking at my Knex, I bring you one of the projects I found stashed away in my closet.
Here is a padlock that uses a simple key to unlatch a ratchet system that hold the shackle in place when locked. I used a small spring to keep tension on the ratchet, but you can use a weak rubber band if a spring is not available. I also used a cut blue rod for the ease of putting it together, but again its not necessary.

     I hope you enjoy the build. I'll be posting pictures of the handful of projects I still have put together.
Happy 2014
Killer~SafeCracker

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    instructions plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!!!!!

    Instructions?

    Killer~SafeCracker has returned, yay! Nice padlock! Make an Ible on it :D

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    plz instructions

    Well, since your posting stashed away projects, might you build some more awesomeness? =D =D looks nice

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    It's great to see you active again! Nice lock, it's a good thing you saved it. :-D

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    Dude, your back! I have always wanted all the "first century" K'NEXers to come back and "hang out" with us! I am glad to see that you are still in the biz...

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    Im still here :D lol. Just busy, and I havent taken some time to work on it. I got another one going, and The ible is almost done. Just busy with school stuff.

    I know you are! I respect your work, and find that every one of your builds is better than the one before it (and much better than any of mine)! I can't wait to see new stuff from you... soon?