Instructables: exploring - play - knex - machine - knex http://www.instructables.com Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:55:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Octoswitch 2.0 K'nex path separator http://www.instructables.com/id/Octoswitch-20-Knex-Path-Separator/
Octoswitch 2.0 K'nex path separator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/J4AE/IST77S9J/F5KJ4AEIST77S9J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/J4AE/IST77S9J/F5KJ4AEIST77S9J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5K/J4AE/IST77S9J/F5KJ4AEIST77S9J.SMALL.jpg Caverat Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCFrDFbkXXEThis is Octoswitch 2.0! A path separator/randomizer. Its way more efficient in terms of height lost, and pieces used, which means it's much more usable than the first Octoswitch. ;) Octoswitch 2.0 is in my -in progress- knex ball machine and I a...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 17:59:14 PDT
Andromeda: K'nex Ball Machine Preview 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Andromeda-Knex-Ball-Machine-Preview-2/
Andromeda: K'nex Ball Machine Preview 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/X2UH/IRXTMJ2J/FMSX2UHIRXTMJ2J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/X2UH/IRXTMJ2J/FMSX2UHIRXTMJ2J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/X2UH/IRXTMJ2J/FMSX2UHIRXTMJ2J.SMALL.jpg 15knexLaz Hi,Welcome to my second preview of my K'nex ball machine: Andromeda.Much has changed since the first preview, I turned the entire structure 45 degrees so doingit fits better in my room.I was about half way with my pieces here.If you have any questions and/or suggestions? just ask them in the comment...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:11:17 PDT
Andromeda: K'nex ball machine preview 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Andromeda-Knex-Ball-Machine-Preview-1/
Andromeda: K'nex ball machine preview 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/KLNS/IRXTM331/FJNKLNSIRXTM331.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/KLNS/IRXTM331/FJNKLNSIRXTM331.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/KLNS/IRXTM331/FJNKLNSIRXTM331.SMALL.jpg 15knexLaz Hi everyone,Welcome to this K'nex ball machine page, where I will show you Andromeda, my current K'nex ball machine in its first fase.I started building in October 2014 and the video is made on may 2015.Currently I'm still working on it and I will make an instructable when I make a new preview.If yo...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:06:12 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Mouse Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Mouse-Head/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Mouse Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/T6TT/IRG4IIQU/FL5T6TTIRG4IIQU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/T6TT/IRG4IIQU/FL5T6TTIRG4IIQU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/T6TT/IRG4IIQU/FL5T6TTIRG4IIQU.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Welcome to another head element instruction, and this time I show you how to build the mouse head element. When a knex ball enters the head the eyes, ears and mouth moves. You can always watch the video to see it in action. You just need 2 special pieces to build this element (see step ...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 12:24:51 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Angry Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Angry-Skull/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Angry Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/B8G5/IRG4IEI3/FN6B8G5IRG4IEI3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/B8G5/IRG4IEI3/FN6B8G5IRG4IEI3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/B8G5/IRG4IEI3/FN6B8G5IRG4IEI3.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for the second version of the Head element. This is probably the most creative element I've made so far. The eyebrows, eyes and mouth moves when the ball goes in into his head. you can always watch the video to see it in action. It's easy enough to build and works ...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 12:10:06 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: KHAOS http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-KHAOS/
Knex Ball Machine Element: KHAOS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/6RVN/IRG4HBW5/FBH6RVNIRG4HBW5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/6RVN/IRG4HBW5/FBH6RVNIRG4HBW5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/6RVN/IRG4HBW5/FBH6RVNIRG4HBW5.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for my biggest, most complicated element so far. This element is almost a ball machine on it's own. I wanted to call it KHAOS because it uses 4 knex balls at the same time and it's hard to understand whats going on. So if you want to know how it works you'll have t...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 06:04:00 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Roll-Back Loop http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Roll-Back-Loop/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Roll-Back Loop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/BQVX/IRG4GRRG/FC2BQVXIRG4GRRG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/BQVX/IRG4GRRG/FC2BQVXIRG4GRRG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/BQVX/IRG4GRRG/FC2BQVXIRG4GRRG.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a special loop. You can make the drop longer if you want but not shorter, or the ball will not be able to go over the loop. It works 90% of the time, it's not too hard to build and is really fun to use. You can always watch te video to see it in action.If there...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 04:10:10 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Piano Path http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Piano-Path/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Piano Path - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/WU4Z/IRG4GQ6L/F8FWU4ZIRG4GQ6L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/WU4Z/IRG4GQ6L/F8FWU4ZIRG4GQ6L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/WU4Z/IRG4GQ6L/F8FWU4ZIRG4GQ6L.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for the Piano Path element. It's easy to build, works all the time and doesn't consume a lot of pieces. You can always watch the video to see it in action.If there are any problems/ questions feel free to ask me in the comments below.Thanks for watching/ building,T...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 03:45:47 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Cross Ties Path http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Cross-Ties-Path-1/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Cross Ties Path - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Y5XC/IRG4GPSZ/FZWY5XCIRG4GPSZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Y5XC/IRG4GPSZ/FZWY5XCIRG4GPSZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/Y5XC/IRG4GPSZ/FZWY5XCIRG4GPSZ.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,This is probably the smallest element so far. So if you need 1 last element and you don't have a lot of pieces left then this is maybe what you need. Just make sure you have the cross ties pieces. It works perfectly and you can make it as long as you want. You can always watch the video...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 03:35:28 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Door Track http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Cross-Ties-Path/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Door Track - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/XK83/IRG4GOTS/FFSXK83IRG4GOTS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/XK83/IRG4GOTS/FFSXK83IRG4GOTS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/XK83/IRG4GOTS/FFSXK83IRG4GOTS.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Just showing you another simple idea for an element. It's really simple, easy to build, doesn't consume a lot of pieces and is fun to use. You can always watch the video to see it in action.If there are any problems/ questions feel free to ask me in the comments below.Thanks for watchin...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 03:20:12 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Tire Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Tire-Stairs/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Tire Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/IV6B/IRG4GN8P/FLGIV6BIRG4GN8P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/IV6B/IRG4GN8P/FLGIV6BIRG4GN8P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/IV6B/IRG4GN8P/FLGIV6BIRG4GN8P.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,This is an element that I used a few years ago but I didn't have Instructables back then, but a lot of people really liked this element so I decided to make instructions for it. It's easy to build and works perfect. You just need the large classic tyres from knex. You can always watch t...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 03:08:15 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Trampoline Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Trampoline-Arm/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Trampoline Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/Y22H/IRG4GKYE/FATY22HIRG4GKYE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/Y22H/IRG4GKYE/FATY22HIRG4GKYE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAT/Y22H/IRG4GKYE/FATY22HIRG4GKYE.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instruction for a fun element that I like to call the Trampoline Arm. The trampoline is from a knex set called Big Air and You'll need 1 of those. It works 99% of the time and is easy to build. You just need 1 special piece (see step 1). You can always watch the video to see it...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:41:55 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Swing Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Swing-Arm/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Swing Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/0WIH/IRF7U34N/FE30WIHIRF7U34N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/0WIH/IRF7U34N/FE30WIHIRF7U34N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/0WIH/IRF7U34N/FE30WIHIRF7U34N.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a really creative element. The best way to see what it does is to go watch the video below. It's easy enough to build and works about 95% of the time. You do need 2 special pieces to complete this build (see step 1). If there are any problems/ questions feel fr...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:22:09 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Dispenser v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Dispenser-V20/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Dispenser v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/SDK9/IRF7U1IS/F3WSDK9IRF7U1IS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/SDK9/IRF7U1IS/F3WSDK9IRF7U1IS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/SDK9/IRF7U1IS/F3WSDK9IRF7U1IS.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,If you need a simple ball dispenser for you knex ball machine then this is maybe an element for you. It's easy to build, works really well and works with 2/3 knex balls. I would not recomend to use more then 3 knex balls at a time because it might cause too much friction and it won't wo...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 02:02:19 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Ladder/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/451H/IRF7U0LR/FSY451HIRF7U0LR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/451H/IRF7U0LR/FSY451HIRF7U0LR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSY/451H/IRF7U0LR/FSY451HIRF7U0LR.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a cool element that uses 6 knex balls. It's really easy to build and works 99% of the time. but you can't make this element shorter or longer, or you'll have to adjust the counterweight that you can find on step 3. Unfortunately this element is not included in ...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 10:48:45 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: the Boomerang http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-the-Boomerang/
Knex Ball Machine Element: the Boomerang - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/4Q04/IRDUYZSP/FW54Q04IRDUYZSP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/4Q04/IRDUYZSP/FW54Q04IRDUYZSP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/4Q04/IRDUYZSP/FW54Q04IRDUYZSP.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here is an element that I like to call the Boomerang. It works 95% of the time, it's easy to build and uses 3 knex balls. It's called the Boomerang because once the scale starts to tip over, it will return in the opposite direction.You can always watch the video to see it in action.If t...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 08:42:55 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Domino Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Domino-Stairs/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Domino Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/D942/IRDUYUL5/FGDD942IRDUYUL5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/D942/IRDUYUL5/FGDD942IRDUYUL5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/D942/IRDUYUL5/FGDD942IRDUYUL5.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,This is a simple element that everybody can build for a ball machine. It works perfect and doesn't consume a lot of pieces. You can make it shorter if you want but making it longer might cause too much friction. You can always watch the video to see it in action.If there are any problem...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 08:12:07 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Infinity Circle http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Infinity-Circle/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Infinity Circle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/8HBR/IRDUYQ5P/FO08HBRIRDUYQ5P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/8HBR/IRDUYQ5P/FO08HBRIRDUYQ5P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/8HBR/IRDUYQ5P/FO08HBRIRDUYQ5P.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for an element that I call the Infinity Circle. It works really well and is easy to build. Now I just want to clarify that you do need 3 Micro Knex pieces to build this element (see step 1). And you'll need to cut some tubing pieces as well. You can always watch th...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 07:50:37 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Twin Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Twin-Arm/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Twin Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/TDKO/IRDUW1GP/F08TDKOIRDUW1GP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/TDKO/IRDUW1GP/F08TDKOIRDUW1GP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/TDKO/IRDUW1GP/F08TDKOIRDUW1GP.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a simple element for 3 knex balls. 1 ball stays in the element while it waits for 2 other knex balls to come until the whole thing tips over. It's easy to build and works about 90% of the time. You can always watch the video to see it in action. If there are an...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:47:08 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Trigger Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Trigger-Arm/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Trigger Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/UG9Z/IRDUVZKR/F4MUG9ZIRDUVZKR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/UG9Z/IRDUVZKR/F4MUG9ZIRDUVZKR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/UG9Z/IRDUVZKR/F4MUG9ZIRDUVZKR.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a cool element with a locking mechanism. It's quite simple and works about 90% of the time. You can use this multiple times like I did on my Ball Machine Eclipse. If you want to see it in action you can always watch the video.If there are any questions/ problem...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:29:52 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Gravity Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Gravity-Star/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Gravity Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/Q6R9/IRDUVY8J/F0LQ6R9IRDUVY8J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/Q6R9/IRDUVY8J/F0LQ6R9IRDUVY8J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/Q6R9/IRDUVY8J/F0LQ6R9IRDUVY8J.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for one of my best elements so far. It works with gravity, a locking mechanism and uses 8 knex balls. You just need 1 special piece that I like to notice (see step 1). It works 95% of the time and is easy to build. If you want to see it in action you can always wat...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:10:00 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Wave Stairs http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Wave-Stairs/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Wave Stairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/2XG5/IRDUVTCD/FDX2XG5IRDUVTCD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/2XG5/IRDUVTCD/FDX2XG5IRDUVTCD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/2XG5/IRDUVTCD/FDX2XG5IRDUVTCD.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,If you need a simple design for a nice looking track without consuming too much height, then maybe this is something for you. It's a really simplistic element, really easy to build and you can make it as long as you want. You can always watch the video to see it in action.If there are ...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:04:40 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Stepper V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Stepper-V20/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Stepper V2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/1EPT/IRDUVV3M/FSO1EPTIRDUVV3M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/1EPT/IRDUVV3M/FSO1EPTIRDUVV3M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/1EPT/IRDUVV3M/FSO1EPTIRDUVV3M.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey Everyone,Here are instructions for the second design of the stepper element. This stepper is a little bit longer then the previous one and works perfect. You can make this element shorter if you want, but making it longer might cause too much friction. You can always watch the video to see it in...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 05:04:34 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Turning Zig Zags http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Turning-Zig-Zags/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Turning Zig Zags - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JKGN/IRDUSBLC/F0OJKGNIRDUSBLC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JKGN/IRDUSBLC/F0OJKGNIRDUSBLC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/JKGN/IRDUSBLC/F0OJKGNIRDUSBLC.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,I've designed a few other turning or tipping zig zags but this is definitely the best one so far. It works 99% of the time, it works very smooth and is easy to build. You can always watch the video to see it in action.If there are any problems/ questions feel free to ask me in the comme...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 13:25:38 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Side Loop http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Side-Loop/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Side Loop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/L4BE/IRDUSC47/FJYL4BEIRDUSC47.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/L4BE/IRDUSC47/FJYL4BEIRDUSC47.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/L4BE/IRDUSC47/FJYL4BEIRDUSC47.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a simple side-loop. This loop works with the fat coaster tubing or the classic tubing. The drop needs to be very long to succeed the loop, making the drop alot shorter isn't an option. Once the ball goes over the loop, the ball spins sideways so it's possible t...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:35:11 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Elelement: BuzzSaw http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Elelement-BuzzSaw/
Knex Ball Machine Elelement: BuzzSaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/ZTAT/IRDUSCHZ/F11ZTATIRDUSCHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/ZTAT/IRDUSCHZ/F11ZTATIRDUSCHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F11/ZTAT/IRDUSCHZ/F11ZTATIRDUSCHZ.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for one of my biggest elements so far. I never had a problem with it in my Ball Machine Eclipse, it works really smooth and works 99% of the time. If you want to use this element make sure your Ball Machine is solidly built and can support a lot of weight. Just to ...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 07:14:30 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Stepper http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Stepper/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Stepper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SEO2/IRDUSCSU/FU3SEO2IRDUSCSU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SEO2/IRDUSCSU/FU3SEO2IRDUSCSU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SEO2/IRDUSCSU/FU3SEO2IRDUSCSU.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a special element. A while ago I made a really simple stepper lift in a Ball Machine called Millenium and I thought it would be a fun idea to turn it into an element. It works 99% of the time and is easy to build. Making this element longer the it already is is...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 06:17:47 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Ball dispenser http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Ball-Dispenser/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Ball dispenser - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/1FIG/IRDUSD51/FE31FIGIRDUSD51.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/1FIG/IRDUSD51/FE31FIGIRDUSD51.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/1FIG/IRDUSD51/FE31FIGIRDUSD51.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions for a ball dispenser. It works 99% of the time and it can be used with 2 to 6 knex balls. You can always watch the video to see it in action. If you have any problems/ questions feel free to ask me in the comments below.Thanks for whatching/ building,Thibault Art. ...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 05:35:16 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Wave Track http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Wave-Track/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Wave Track - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/9KRU/IRDUSDT6/F2B9KRUIRDUSDT6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/9KRU/IRDUSDT6/F2B9KRUIRDUSDT6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/9KRU/IRDUSDT6/F2B9KRUIRDUSDT6.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Here are instructions to make a cool track element. It's simple, easy to make and you can make it as long as you want. It works perfect and doesn't consume too much pieces. You can Always watch the video to see it in action.If there are any problems/ questions fee free to ask me in the ...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 05:12:21 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Returning Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Returning-Arm/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Returning Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/WR0G/IRDUSEIB/FP3WR0GIRDUSEIB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/WR0G/IRDUSEIB/FP3WR0GIRDUSEIB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP3/WR0G/IRDUSEIB/FP3WR0GIRDUSEIB.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,here are instructions for a very cool element! Its' really compact, easy to build ,works about 90% of the time and uses 2 knex balls. To build this element You'll need some special pieces (see step 1). If you want to see this element in action you can Always watch the video.If you have ...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 04:45:17 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Falling Bridge http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Falling-Bridge/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Falling Bridge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/WZQL/IRDUSFE3/FFHWZQLIRDUSFE3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/WZQL/IRDUSFE3/FFHWZQLIRDUSFE3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/WZQL/IRDUSFE3/FFHWZQLIRDUSFE3.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,These instructions shows you how to build a falling track element that can be used as a bridge. This element is very usefull when you need a ball to cross over something without loosing too much height. Just make sure you have all the wheels and tyres that are needed to make this elemen...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 03:31:00 PDT
Knex Ball Machine Element: Center Zig Zag http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Element-Center-Zig-Zag/
Knex Ball Machine Element: Center Zig Zag - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/2X9D/IRDUSFUC/FVN2X9DIRDUSFUC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/2X9D/IRDUSFUC/FVN2X9DIRDUSFUC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/2X9D/IRDUSFUC/FVN2X9DIRDUSFUC.SMALL.jpg Thibault Art Hey everyone,Welcome to another instruction where I show you the firs of the 33 elements that was included in my latest Ball Machine ECLIPSE. I will post every new element separately on my Instructable page, and today I'm showing you the Center Zig Zag. It's called the Center Zig Zag because the bal...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 04:52:19 PDT
K'nex Pinball Machine Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Pinball-Machine-Frame/
K'nex Pinball Machine Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/GY4P/IQB4ZG25/FAKGY4PIQB4ZG25.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/GY4P/IQB4ZG25/FAKGY4PIQB4ZG25.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/GY4P/IQB4ZG25/FAKGY4PIQB4ZG25.SMALL.jpg euroelephant I got something nice to show you today, it is a frame made from K'nex specially made to support the official tabletop K'nex pinball machine.no need to lie on the ground anymore, or to move the bulky thing around just to play, a little bit of pinball every day, hooray!alas no tutorial for you this ti...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 13:45:18 PDT
Citadel: Knex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Citadel-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Citadel: Knex Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/O8ZW/IPVHBLOX/F56O8ZWIPVHBLOX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/O8ZW/IPVHBLOX/F56O8ZWIPVHBLOX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F56/O8ZW/IPVHBLOX/F56O8ZWIPVHBLOX.SMALL.jpg Shadowman39 Hello everyone! After 3 years, my ball machine Citadel is finally finished! This machine features around 50 new elements, 5 different lifts, and 2 new path separators that separate into 17 paths. It's also themed, with Knex men all over the place working on it, giving it a factory-type feel with cat...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:35:58 PDT
Equipoise: A K'nex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Equipoise-a-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Equipoise: A K'nex Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SJOI/IPEII30U/F6JSJOIIPEII30U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SJOI/IPEII30U/F6JSJOIIPEII30U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/SJOI/IPEII30U/F6JSJOIIPEII30U.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC Hello, this is Equipoise, my 13th Ball Machine. It has 5 lifts and 5 paths. There is a lot of Mario Kart track. There is also a "red floor" aka some of the wide mario tracks used like a white floor to collect all of the balls. The video is in with the images, You might have to hunt to find it :)It i...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 16:58:37 PDT
Versatile Chainsaw Lift: a knex ball machine lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Versatile-Chainsaw-Lift-a-Knex-Ball-Machine-Lift/
Versatile Chainsaw Lift: a knex ball machine lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/7TXJ/INUFERFD/FYH7TXJINUFERFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/7TXJ/INUFERFD/FYH7TXJINUFERFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/7TXJ/INUFERFD/FYH7TXJINUFERFD.SMALL.jpg www139 This is the third of three new lifts in our knex ball machine impossible. This lift is kind of like a chainsaw lift, but it is very versatile (hence its name). What makes this lift so versatile is the fact that you can make it go up, down (although I'm not too sure you would want to do that!), or di...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 13:00:05 PDT
Spinning Push Lift: A K'nex Ball Machine Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Push-Lift-a-Knex-Ball-Machine-Lift/
Spinning Push Lift: A K'nex Ball Machine Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/LCHE/INS193YY/FNWLCHEINS193YY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/LCHE/INS193YY/FNWLCHEINS193YY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/LCHE/INS193YY/FNWLCHEINS193YY.SMALL.jpg www139 This is the second of a series of 3 new lifts on our k'nex ball machine Impossible.This lift is pretty small, making it handy for those small spaces where you need to make the ball go up just a little bit. Now, I know you may be thinking, "that looks a lot like Sandroknexmaster's Sliding Arm Lift ( ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 20:23:01 PDT
Compact Separator: A K'nex Ball machine separator http://www.instructables.com/id/Compact-Separator-a-Knex-Ball-Machine-Separator/
Compact Separator: A K'nex Ball machine separator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/WHNT/INM7RF06/FXDWHNTINM7RF06.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/WHNT/INM7RF06/FXDWHNTINM7RF06.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/WHNT/INM7RF06/FXDWHNTINM7RF06.SMALL.jpg www139 Here are the instructions for the new separator on our K'nex ball machine Impossible. This separator isn't all our idea. Thibault Art originally came up with this idea on his ball machine Route 66 at 7:30, so all credit goes to him. We just made our own version and are making instructions for it. Ha...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 07:28:28 PDT
k'nex ball machine Impossible http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Impossible-1/
k'nex ball machine Impossible - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/H3BJ/IMZWBA8V/FAQH3BJIMZWBA8V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/H3BJ/IMZWBA8V/FAQH3BJIMZWBA8V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/H3BJ/IMZWBA8V/FAQH3BJIMZWBA8V.SMALL.jpg www139 Hi there! After 10 months of work, we're proud to present you our biggest k'nex ball machine: Impossible! This is by far our biggest k'nex ball machine ever, and has: 13 paths, 7 lifts divided into 2 networks. The whole thing runs on 2 motors, but a 3rd is necessary for an element. It is kind of co...
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 07:28:52 PDT
Freestyle! | a K'nex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Freestyle-a-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Freestyle! | a K'nex Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/ZA06/IMYUEXE7/FXEZA06IMYUEXE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/ZA06/IMYUEXE7/FXEZA06IMYUEXE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/ZA06/IMYUEXE7/FXEZA06IMYUEXE7.SMALL.jpg Linkin_J_Knex Hello! Bonjour! ¡Hola! It's time for another ball machine! I bring you Freestyle! This is my third ball machine, and a great evolution from my previous one. It is my largest and most impressive looking ball machine to date. It features 7 seperate paths, 2 of which are on a separate network, 3 lifts ...
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 05:47:31 PDT
Entelechy- K'nex ball machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Entelechy-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Entelechy- K'nex ball machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BYZL/IMHYQ4DT/FU0BYZLIMHYQ4DT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BYZL/IMHYQ4DT/FU0BYZLIMHYQ4DT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/BYZL/IMHYQ4DT/FU0BYZLIMHYQ4DT.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC Welcome to Entelechy! 2 networks, 3 lifts, 7 paths, easily over 5000 pieces. Created partially as a celebration for 50 subscribers to my YouTube channel, which you should all know about. The video is great, I composed the music, this time not with noteflight.com but with a free download called muses...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 08:45:06 PDT
Nocturnal- a Knex ball machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Nocturnal-a-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Nocturnal- a Knex ball machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/MEA8/ILIAU5DL/FPPMEA8ILIAU5DL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/MEA8/ILIAU5DL/FPPMEA8ILIAU5DL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/MEA8/ILIAU5DL/FPPMEA8ILIAU5DL.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC 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.you...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 21:00:40 PST
Linkin's Lightning Carbine (LLC) | a K'nex SMG http://www.instructables.com/id/Linkins-Lightning-Carbine-LLC-a-Knex-SMG/
Linkin's Lightning Carbine (LLC) | a K'nex SMG - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/6KK4/IKRNIMF2/FVK6KK4IKRNIMF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/6KK4/IKRNIMF2/FVK6KK4IKRNIMF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/6KK4/IKRNIMF2/FVK6KK4IKRNIMF2.SMALL.jpg Linkin_J_Knex This is the first gun I have ever made by myself, and I am so happy with the result. After about five attempts, I decided to make a machine pistol. That machine pistol turned into an SMG pretty quickly. Now, I called it the Lightning Carbine because...a weapon name generator online came up with it f...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 07:14:54 PST
Bendy Spiral | A K'nex Ball Machine Element http://www.instructables.com/id/Bendy-Spiral-a-Knex-Ball-Machine-Element/
Bendy Spiral | A K'nex Ball Machine Element - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/KV3E/IKJ8T3IG/FI4KV3EIKJ8T3IG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/KV3E/IKJ8T3IG/FI4KV3EIKJ8T3IG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/KV3E/IKJ8T3IG/FI4KV3EIKJ8T3IG.SMALL.jpg Linkin_J_Knex Difficulty: Very HardHello! Here is the final element from my k'nex ball machine 3XODUS. It is a spiral but doesn't use any tubing. This was a big challenge as I had to get the shape and steepness correct or the ball wouldn't roll down! I have made many improvements to it since it was on my ball mac...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 06:40:59 PST
Regent Knex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Regent-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Regent Knex Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/2BBJ/IKH7K9R0/FEG2BBJIKH7K9R0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/2BBJ/IKH7K9R0/FEG2BBJIKH7K9R0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/2BBJ/IKH7K9R0/FEG2BBJIKH7K9R0.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC This is regent, my Ninth ball machine! It has 2 lifts 1 network and 4 paths. 2240 pieces. I composed the music for the video. Regent is a word I learned in history class that I thought sounded cool. It has lots of cool elements. Not much else to say. re·gentˈrējənt/ noun1. a person appointed to admi...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:06:53 PST
The Corkscrew | A K'nex Ball Machine Lift http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Corkscrew-a-Knex-Ball-Machine-Lift/
The Corkscrew | A K'nex Ball Machine Lift - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/Z69N/IKA07YQC/FCEZ69NIKA07YQC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/Z69N/IKA07YQC/FCEZ69NIKA07YQC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/Z69N/IKA07YQC/FCEZ69NIKA07YQC.SMALL.jpg Linkin_J_Knex Hello! I'm back with another K'nex creation, this time it's a lift! It was featured in 3XODUS and was the second lift. It has taken me so long to get round to doing this because I have had to neaten it up and make it work reliably. (And procrastination got in the way a bit...) Anyway, you want to bu...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 03:50:44 PST
Vertical Helix Drop a K'nex Ball Element http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Helix-Drop-a-Knex-Ball-Element/
Vertical Helix Drop a K'nex Ball Element - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/RL4N/IJYUTLB6/FXDRL4NIJYUTLB6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/RL4N/IJYUTLB6/FXDRL4NIJYUTLB6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/RL4N/IJYUTLB6/FXDRL4NIJYUTLB6.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC A new K'nex ball machine element that I can't believe I haven't seen before...correct me if I'm wrong. That's pretty much it...
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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:07:47 PST
Juxtaposition- a Knex Ball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Juxtaposition-a-Knex-Ball-Machine/
Juxtaposition- a Knex Ball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/KBVS/IJKAATSL/F6XKBVSIJKAATSL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/KBVS/IJKAATSL/F6XKBVSIJKAATSL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/KBVS/IJKAATSL/F6XKBVSIJKAATSL.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC This is my newest and biggest ball machine- Juxtaposition! Features 2 lifts( a chain and a revolving ball machine) and 5 paths, two of which release at the same time for a race. Stay tuned 'till the end for an awesome overview!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qrf-Hvgjx0k
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:15:46 PST
Wheel Switch- a K'nex Ball Path Selector http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Switch-a-Knex-Ball-Path-Selector/
Wheel Switch- a K'nex Ball Path Selector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/BVO5/IJKAAWIP/F1EBVO5IJKAAWIP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/BVO5/IJKAAWIP/F1EBVO5IJKAAWIP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/BVO5/IJKAAWIP/F1EBVO5IJKAAWIP.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC This is a new path selector for ball machines that I used in my latest, Juxtaposition. No instructions but I'm sure that most of you bright people can make your own by just looking at the pictures.
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:59:24 PST
Knex Ball Machine Juxtaposition Preview http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Ball-Machine-Juxtaposition-Preview/
Knex Ball Machine Juxtaposition Preview - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/2Z3T/IJIX26GK/F8D2Z3TIJIX26GK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/2Z3T/IJIX26GK/F8D2Z3TIJIX26GK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8D/2Z3T/IJIX26GK/F8D2Z3TIJIX26GK.SMALL.jpg Rubik Builder LLC This is a preview for my seventh Ball machine, Juxtaposition. Not much else to say. It will have 2 lifts and 5 paths, 2 of which will release at the same time and the 2 balls will race on micro coaster track. Should be done by the end of January 2016.
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 08:52:16 PST