Lightning Strike Knex Roller Coaster

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Introduction: Lightning Strike Knex Roller Coaster

About: I'm a 16 year-old guy who loves to build mechanics out of knex. my main interests are ball machines and roller coasters. My real name is Matt and I'm a christian. I live in Australia or more commonly known a...

Lightning Strike has arrived! A micro knex B&M looper consisting of a loop, a dive loop and a Zero-G roll. That's to the members of SScoasters who helped with this project. Enjoy! :-)

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    Do you have a rough pice count for this? I have to make this!!!! :D

    This is cool. I like it. I invented a block brake system for this type of coaster. I'll post a video. The coaster cars operate the system not a motor.

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    when it goes down the hill it looks like a lightning strike

    by the way can you plz make the instructable for the coaster if you do ill subscribe

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    Sure! I'll just rebuild it all again and make an ible... I took ths down half a year ago... :-P

    But I'll take that subscription! ;-)

    nevermind about the instructions because i dont have that many small black rods for the tube supportors so can you make one that doesnt use more than 20 small black rods cause i have barely any black rods and im trying to learn how to make knex rollercoasters.

    Well if you want to do roller coasters the first thing you'll need is more pieces... For my first custom I used over 100 small black rods...

    how do you get the coster t keep its speed all the way through the coaster because i have to have 2 uplifts

    You haave the strengthen the track with a track spine and You need strong supports. I suggest box supports for your first. I'll send you a lin to a good box coaster later on today!