Introduction: Knex Coaster: Barrel Run

as far as i know this is the first micro knex coaster on this site!! ( wooow go me!! )
i will hopfully be posting instructions soon which will make it the first knex coaster instructable (woow go me !!)
any ways hope you enjoy!!!

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rollerbolder (author)2010-10-07

Nice i like it especially the overbanked turn. :-)

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Tom Buckey (author)rollerbolder2010-10-08

Thanks!

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rollerbolder (author)Tom Buckey2010-12-26

no prob

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guy-man (author)2010-04-24

cool coaster! :)

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Tom Buckey (author)guy-man2010-04-25

Thanks! do you have coaster pieces?

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The KNex Weasel (author)2010-03-17

I don't understand why so many people find it hard to accept that K'Nex is using Micro pieces more than originals nowadays.  There's over 10 million people in the world who build with K'Nex, and if they were all against Micro pieces, they wouldn't be making them.

Not bad for what you're capable of doing with VV track, though.

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I have a new coaster set called Hornet Swarm. i havent built it yet but will do soon.

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Mr. Muggle (author)2010-01-06

totally!!

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shadowninja31 (author)2009-04-22

Hey, can you post? I gotta lot of micro knex right now, and i need to use them for something. Thanks

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Owenmon (author)shadowninja312009-05-05

Why would you want him to post it?

You can make it by making all of those blue rod boxes and adding track!

FAIL

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shadowninja31 (author)Owenmon2009-05-05

Why not? Why cant I like the way he built his. Plus, I could maybe give ideas if I had it. And that "FAIL" makes you look like a noob. (not to be mean)

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Owenmon (author)shadowninja312009-05-06

I didn't say that you can't like it.

FAIL

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Jesus. (author)Owenmon2009-05-20

quit being a jerk to him i like it and We have a "be nice" comment policy. Please be positive and constructive with your comments or risk being banned from our site.

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Owenmon (author)Jesus.2009-05-20

How am I being mean? Is saying the word "Fail" frequently a bad thing?

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Randomguy65 (author)Owenmon2010-01-05

Well it is solid constuction whitch is hard to do with micro scale

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Owenmon (author)Randomguy652010-01-05

Yep. that's why regular K'nex are better.

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shadowninja31 (author)Owenmon2009-05-21

to a degree. I'm not personally offended, its just others can be, its a bad habit, and I MIGHT GET MAD if you keep being "stupid". If you don't get what I meant by that, don't take it personally.

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Owenmon (author)shadowninja312009-05-21

Okay. Please forgive me then. :-)

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shadowninja31 (author)Owenmon2009-05-22

ok

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Jesus. (author)Owenmon2009-05-21

well no but you were saying his coster was a "fail" and that is not very nice.

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shadowninja31 (author)Owenmon2009-05-06

and how might that be a fail?

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Not micro knex, small size

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They are called micro knex. I know what I have, and I know my vocab.

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The size of the roller coaster.

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Tom Buckey (author)shadowninja312009-04-30

I will as soon as i get my GCSEs otta the way with could be a long time sorry!

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shadowninja31 (author)Tom Buckey2009-04-30

ok well i guess thats fine.

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Owenmon (author)2009-04-18

)-: Micro coasters stink. You should get screamin serpent sets.

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No they don't, they can do all sorts of loops and turns that screamin serpent could do.

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Can they make 45 degree turns?

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Tom Buckey (author)Owenmon2009-05-20

No they carnt

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Owenmon (author)Tom Buckey2009-05-20

Oh. okay.

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Tornado96 (author)Owenmon2009-12-30

Now they can

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Owenmon (author)Tornado962009-12-31

Okay... But their still nowhere near as flexible as the Screamin' Serpent tracks.

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Tornado96 (author)Owenmon2010-01-02

Unluckily I only have an rr and an sm. But I have a lot of micro track

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Maybe i dont know

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Okay then.

FAIL

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Madrias357 (author)Owenmon2009-05-08

Is that all you know how to say? Learn some more words, add them to your vocabulary, and then post in a civilized manner. You are the failure here, Owen-mon-82397.

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Owenmon (author)Madrias3572009-05-08

Is there something wrong with liking the word "Fail"? If not, please correct me. ;-)

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lemonie (author)Owenmon2009-05-11

He means that you have failed to communicate what is wrong with this. In posting a one-word comment you have simply said "I don't like this", in a word. Saying why you don't like it, or what is wrong with it would be more helpful / intelligent. L

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Madrias357 (author)lemonie2009-05-12

Thank you, Lemonie. You beat me to it. I was going to state that I had nothing wrong with the word Fail, but that there are other words, and better ways to explain why you don't like something or what the person did wrong in such a tremendous fashion that warrants stating "Fail" in all caps and bold.

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Except, there much more flimsy, and you can't make smooth turns. And all you have to do for the supports is make boxes out of gray rods. And they don't look anywhere near realistic. Compare your coaster, to this one : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWZNUvYmWyI See how realistic and smooth it is? Compared to yours, your coaster stinks -.- And the screamin serpent set comes with much more pieces. :-)

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shadowninja31 (author)Owenmon2009-04-20

Well too bad man. If he likes it fine. I do too. If you want him to make some with the screamin serpent sets, buy him one... or two. (I hope you realize thats sarcasm) Dood, you can get all $%&@#$*% at him for making something.

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Plus, don't compare a really good coaster to one that's still being developed.

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Owenmon (author)shadowninja312009-04-20

It's still being developed? O.o

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shadowninja31 (author)Owenmon2009-04-20

oh, i dunno. maybe... its probably his first anyways.

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rrr67 (author)2009-10-31

did u build this from an idea in ur head or did some 1 build it 4 u?

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Tom Buckey (author)rrr672009-11-03

this is 99% my own idea.
the 1 % is the top bit where the chain goes under the track

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rybubbles (author)2009-08-30

yeah i know why dont they sell them anymore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

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Mr. Muggle (author)rybubbles2009-09-12

Knex sells only crap lately, I even heard the company is bankroot, does anyone know if thats true

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Lowney (author)2009-08-14

I still prefer the screamin' serpent style track

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