Introduction: Meteorite Knex Roller Coaster

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This is my first micro tube supported hyper style coaster. I used some pieces to use to guide the track. I got the idea from sscoasters. Credit goes to bballer347. You will be able to notice the track guides in almost all the photos. The pieces used in the track guide are yellow connectors, black rods, red connectors and using different length rods to shape it how I want to. I will soon be making an instructable on how to use this style of track guide soon.


knexfun101 (author)2015-02-22

That is AMAZING! You should really make instructions

10397 (author)2013-11-10

why dont you let people know how to build this

Knex mad123 (author)2013-02-10

Wher do you get all these knex?

Mittie55 (author)2011-05-21

Hey Tornado96. I really like your coaster. I am working on a micro k'nex coaster too (B&M looper) but I use normal k'nex for supports, which works good. Could you give me any advice about a micro k'nex coaster?

Tornado96 (author)Mittie552011-05-22

Are you on SScoasters? If you really want to build coasters that's teh place to post them. Give me pituers and I'll se what I can do!

Mittie55 (author)Tornado962011-05-22

Okay. I've got a SSCoasters account (name: Newbie (lol.)), but I haven't post anything yet.

Tornado96 (author)Mittie552011-05-22

sweet. you'll need a flickr or photobucket account to post pics! Looking forward to your coasters! :-D

Mittie55 (author)Tornado962011-05-23

Okay, I just use and that works fine for me :P

Tornado96 (author)Mittie552011-05-23

lol send me a message once you upload construction pics of your first coaster!

Mittie55 (author)Tornado962011-05-28

The coaster is done! check it out at
If you have any tips for me, just post them!

Tornado96 (author)Mittie552011-05-29

already did! :)

fail (author)2010-10-31

if i had that much knex i would build a really big gun

Tornado96 (author)fail2010-10-31

A gun made out of micro knex would probably snap A LOT.

i hate guns


there are too many of them
i don't really hate them but there are just too many of them
some are stil pretty cool


I don't hate them I just think that they're are too many.

only 1 is cool:
the tr18

I have NO idea what you're talking about... :-)

Jag56 (author)2010-06-15

Nice! I tried to build a micro coaster with tube supports,but it didn't work out :-(

RNB (author)Jag562010-06-22

why don't you try the coaster from tornado96? He's made an instructable of Electric Eel, and that coaster features tube supports. Good luck!

Jag56 (author)RNB2010-07-28

I will try,but I have to wait till Cataclysm is finished.

Tornado96 (author)Jag562010-10-01

lol, I'll lok out for the new coaster.

Tornado96 (author)Jag562010-06-16

Try big tubes. They're much easier.

mikstr2 (author)2010-05-14

more like mediocre knex roller coaster

Tornado96 (author)mikstr22010-05-15

Actually forget what I said before. i want as many comments as possible :-D

mikstr2 (author)Tornado962010-05-15

haha just kidding... actually never mind i was in a really bad mood but whatever its actualy pretty good

Tornado96 (author)mikstr22010-05-15

Ok Thanks!

Tornado96 (author)mikstr22010-05-14

if you're one of those guys who's obsessed with guns please just keep your comments to yourself.

355374 (author)2010-04-24

wow this is awesome!! well done :)

Mr. Muggle (author)2010-04-18

DUDE awesome, make a video!

Tornado96 (author)Mr. Muggle2010-04-19

The only reason I could make a video of Scorpion's rock was cuz i borrowed the camera from a friend. But when I get back to Australia I'll buy one.

JMrocks (author)Tornado962010-04-22

Hey! Why didn't you ask me for it? I'll try to bring it tomorrow.
the coaster is good :)

Tornado96 (author)JMrocks2010-04-23

Hey if you don't need can I use it for my current coaster when it's done?

JavaNut13 (author)2010-04-21

OMOFLG0G!!! (that doesn't stand for anything)

That is quite cool!!

People with too much spare time, keep up the wicked work!


the_burrito_master (author)2010-04-18

You're getting a lot better! the crest is really misshapen try to make all your curves continuous. no flat parts and no sharp parts.

how is it misshapen? I want my coasters to be the best they possibly can.

Real hypers drops are made of a continuous curve like this

the green line is how it should look

a better way t make the track guide is to put the red connectors that hold all the rods on sideways so you can have 2 rods going through and make your own custom curves.

That will fix a lot of your problems try it on your next coaster.

:) TBM

there are three reasons i´m not going to do that.
1 i already started my next one
2 i dont have enough rods
3 i can make any type of curve with it. I'll be making an instructable on it later  
 BTW thanks for the advice.

maybe switch it to big knex or use big knex for the supports.

I thought about doing that after I saw Jogumpie's construction(demolition) pictures of speed o' fear 

~KGB~ (author)2010-04-18

sick coaster dude! 5*

Tornado96 (author)~KGB~2010-04-18


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Shadowman39 (author)2010-04-18

Awesome! Do you have a video? :-)

Tornado96 (author)Shadowman392010-04-18

sorry no

coolknexcreations (author)2010-04-18

yays! 1st view and comment!!! that looks really good!!

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