K'nex Ball Machine Canopy

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Introduction: K'nex Ball Machine Canopy

Community Contest: Toy Rods and Connectors

First Prize in the
Community Contest: Toy Rods and Connectors

Hi everyone,

I'm proud to present you Canopy, a new kind of K'nex ball machine. Hopefully you like it. If you have any questions, please comment.

Canopy is my entry for the Community Contest: Toy Rods and Connectors. I would be glad if you vote!

Video link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nv86tzmyAQ8&list=UUoyezMqvzrdK5tiN1guO7kA

Some facts:

  • four lifts (powered by four 12v motors)
  • eight tracks
  • meters of track
  • 25 K'nex balls
  • thousands of K'nex parts
  • three months of working

Dick Heijboer

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That's just ludicrous.

Very unique design, great job

I want one of these over my bed! xD

Im trying something like this for my first and last KNEXPERT entry I hope it turns out as good as yours

Of cours it is ok! I wish you very much luck with the building! Somebody els did it also:

If you need any help please pm me.

(Sorry for the late reply.)

Is it ok if I use something similar to your idea of taking the return track underneath the bed?

that is nice! a long time ago, i tried a ball machine around my bed, but it sucked XD. this one is amazing