Introduction: Nocturnal- a Knex Ball Machine
Here it is, Nocturnal, my tenth ball machine! I thought that Regent was my tenth but then I realized that I had miscounted. 1 lift, 5 paths, and about 2500 pieces. Music composed by me via noteflight.com. The stars all over the machine are just for the nighttime theme. Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bUveK5xsUY
done, occurring, or active at night.
Step 1: White Floor, Lift, and Path Selectors
This is the first machine that I have done a white floor that all of the paths congregate to. The lift is a chain lift with 2 exits, so it basically functions as a path selector. all of the other selectors are of the classic vertical variety.
Step 2: Path 1
Path 1 is just a chain drop, and then some pathing back to the floor.
Step 3: Path 2
Path 2 consists of first, some panel pathing by www139/William Green/Green Connector, two brothers that are my favorite BM builders ever even though they change their name so much. After that, the ball waits for a ball from path 3 to release it with my flower waiter element, whose video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TB7GjyIt0ME Then, the ball does a 180, spins a spinner, then finally some 1 slot connector pathing back to the white floor.
Step 4: Path 3
Path 3 first goes on a tire arm, then releases the waiting ball from path 2.
Step 5: Path 4
Path 4 is mostly motorized madness track.
Step 6: Path 5
Path 5 is first some curved Yellow connector pathing, then a big arm onto some blue connector pathing.
Step 7: The End
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