Introduction: Knex Ball Machine: Project Spinzy

In this instructable I will show how to make an about 2 foot tall 1 path knex ball machine.

Step 1: The Base and Bottom Gears

In this step it shows how to make the base, and bottom gears.

Step 2: The Tower

This step will show how to make the tower.

Step 3: The Top Gears and Top Track

In this step you will see how to make the top gears and the top track.

Step 4: The Wheel

In this step you will see how to make the wheel.

Step 5: The Bottom Track

This step shows how to make the bottom track.

Step 6: The Motor

This step shows how to make the motor.

Step 7: The Tension Bar

This keeps good tension on the lift chain.

Step 8: The Lift Chain

This is the lift chain.

Step 9: DONE!!!!!

You are done with Project Spinzy!!

Comments

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random_builder (author)2016-06-24

If you would add a video and a parts I would (probably) build this.

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stevenator2000 (author)2013-10-05

How do you make the ball lift.

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How do I make the ball carrier?

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boom man56 (author)2013-02-19

I got it!!!!!!

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boom man56 (author)2013-02-19

cant do step 8!!!!!!

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Mauigerbil (author)2011-07-26

Kudos to you! I would never figure out how this works... I don't work with k'nex...

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really? seems actually pretty simple to me.

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colton blake (author)2011-05-07

I haven't ben on instructables in months but seeing all of the good comments you guyz post is awesome

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colton blake (author)2011-05-07

i haven't been on instructables for months but seeing all of the good comments you guyz post about my ball machines it is awesome.

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Knex-Gun-Reviewer (author)2011-05-05

i made this and changed it so it run four balls (i used golf balls) at a time

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MegaMetal8 (author)2010-11-01

Legend

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jthorne (author)2010-06-14

my brother and I built this because we did'nt have enough pieces for another ball machine and we loved it !

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cupcake43 (author)2010-06-07

this is the smallest ball machine i have ever seen

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~KGB~ (author)2010-06-06

ur really good at conserving parts for ball machines, which is great!

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Tom Buckey (author)2010-06-06

Next try having two simple paths. Try buulding something new and innovative! :)

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TheChemiker (author)2010-06-05

Cool, but you should put more bracing on at that size of ball machine.

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