Introduction: Knex Ball Machine: Project Spinzy

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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

Picture of The Base and Bottom Gears

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

Step 2: The Tower

Picture of The Tower

This step will show how to make the tower.

Step 3: The Top Gears and Top Track

Picture of 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

Picture of The Wheel

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

Step 5: The Bottom Track

Picture of The Bottom Track

This step shows how to make the bottom track.

Step 6: The Motor

Picture of The Motor

This step shows how to make the motor.

Step 7: The Tension Bar

Picture of The Tension Bar

This keeps good tension on the lift chain.

Step 8: The Lift Chain

Picture of The Lift Chain

This is the lift chain.

Step 9: DONE!!!!!

Picture of DONE!!!!!

You are done with Project Spinzy!!

Comments

random_builder (author)2016-06-24

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

stevenator2000 (author)2013-10-05

How do you make the ball lift.

How do I make the ball carrier?

boom man56 (author)2013-02-19

I got it!!!!!!

boom man56 (author)2013-02-19

cant do step 8!!!!!!

Mauigerbil (author)2011-07-26

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

really? seems actually pretty simple to me.

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

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.

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

MegaMetal8 (author)2010-11-01

Legend

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 !

cupcake43 (author)2010-06-07

this is the smallest ball machine i have ever seen

~KGB~ (author)2010-06-06

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

Tom Buckey (author)2010-06-06

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

TheChemiker (author)2010-06-05

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

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