K'nex Ball Machine Intertwined





Introduction: K'nex Ball Machine Intertwined

I'm proud to present you my newest, biggest and best preforming ball machine yet, Intertwined. Feel free to ask questions!

Some facts:
-14 tracks
- 5 networks
- 7 lifts
- half a year of building time

Special thanks to Sandroknexmaster (elements), Sorunome (Ultimate Chainsaw Lift), 39Shadowman (Shifting Arm lift) and Tornado96 (Shifting Arm lift and Semi-Circle Lift) and all the other K'nex ball machine builders on YouTube and Instructables.



  • Minecraft Challenge 2018

    Minecraft Challenge 2018
  • First Time Author Contest 2018

    First Time Author Contest 2018
  • Paper Contest 2018

    Paper Contest 2018

We have a be nice policy.
Please be positive and constructive.




Question: what tubing do you think is best for building a knex ball machine?

in some cases the old orange tubing is better. due to the thinner radius, you can make tighter corners with the track. also, in a general 2 orange connectors on a blue rod type path, the ball lies deeper within an orange tubing based path, making it more stable. besides that, the ball holds more tortional energy, so it makes for a general slower, but not nescesary more energy loosing type of pathing.

I came to the same conclusion. It also looks good w/ the gold connectors :P

I think the rollercoaster tubing because it's strong.

(But I haven't got that many of that)

Thanks. (sorry for the late reply)

Hey, I just made my first instruct abeles account, I am filming my new ball machine right now

I saw it, it's great, and can't wait for the new video!

Vid is unavailable in germany :(

Nope, not doing it :P