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this is the eclipse made of knex
make the main platform
this is the second step of the main platform make this TWICE
connect the last 2 steps toghetter
make 2 of these poles and connect it to the main frame
make 2 of these
connect this exactly how it is pictured
connect it all toghetter
make the pole were the car is going to be at the end 2 red rods mid 2 orange connectors start mid:P2 yellow rods start 2...
you can replace the 2 yellow connectors at the top by 2 orange. make the 4 gray connectors at the top for the counterweight Remake this EXACTLY!
also here you can replace the 2 yellow conectors to 2 orange i dindt made that becouse i ran out of knex:P
connect the car to the 2 snowflakes
i used the scream thingy of the starbust spinner pack as counterweight if you dont have this be creative :) such as tape battery packs to it
dont swing it it maybe fall sideways or it collapse
make this 2times or 4 times
connect it as the pictures show if you build the previus step twice use the other side, if you made the previus step 4 times connect it at all poles
connect it all toghetter and you are finished :)
this is the real ride
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Posted:Jul 3, 2007
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