Simple Swing | K'nex Ball Machine Element

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Introduction: Simple Swing | K'nex Ball Machine Element

About: Hey there! as my name kind of suggests, I'm Linkin_J! A 14 year old K'nex and fallout enthusiast! I highly advise you check out my 'ibles if you like either of them, or are just interested!

Here is a simple swing element to add to your ball machine! It looks best at slow speeds however can work at any speed!

Step 1: Step 1 - Frame

The structure for the swing, entrance and exit.

1: Overview
2: Build this
3: Build these (Rod colour doesn't matter)
4: Assemble
5: Assemble

Step 2: Step 2 - Entrance

The entrance to the element

1: Overview
2: Build these
3: Assemble

Step 3: Step 3 - Exit

The exit of the element, or the entrance of the next path/element!

1: Overview
2: Build these
3: Assemble

Step 4: Step 4 - Swing

The part that makes this element interesting!

1: Overview
2: Build this
3: Build these
4: Build this
5: Assemble
6: Assemble

Step 5: Step 5 - Assembly

Now we get to combine the elements of the element.

1: Overview
2: Assemble
3: Assemble
4: Assemble

Step 6: Finish!

You made it! Thank you for building it! Please post a picture down in the comments and tell me what you think of it!

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    23 Comments

    made it is super fun to build and not long not anoing not good english xD

    anyways ...

    sometimes the ball does not lead on the exit track and sometimes the bal fall on the sides of the exit track

    i modify the exit track so now im not having the first problem but how do i resolve the second prob ?

    ps. Continue like that you are doing great stuff on instructables =P

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    could you send me a picture of what you modified?

    Should I post this? it seems to normal and boring....

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    well its not my choise but i have no knex bricks )=

    i recommend you to post it

    OK, I'll develop it further though as its unstable and not very interesting

    every thing in knex is interesting

    Lol thank you. I also developed another element however I may wait until I make my next ball machine before I start showcasing more elements

    Hmm. So you managed to make it fall onto the track however I don't understand what your second problem is. Also don't worry, your English seems totally fine :D Thank you for your positive comments!