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Community Built Ball Machine. Answered

Hey guys and girls. I'm planning to build a community built ball machine. IE, YOU suggest the elements. I'll build the lift, but either show a picture of the element, or a link to where it is used, and I'll hopefully have it finished soon.
So, any suggestions?

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ajleece (author)smilee2009-08-26
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Hey! I had a cannon to build! And I'm in the middle of exams right now! Leave me alone!

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Calm down...I was just kidding.

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Tornado96 (author)2009-10-21

You could make a tilt maze that uses a motor. I tried and failed. I hope you will succeed

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knexsuperbuilderfreak (author)2009-08-27

ever single element made for ball machines!

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If you provide me an image of all of them, sure.

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meh im to lazy but i would love to see the classic spiral and that drop that has flap the flip out when going down

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They'll be included for sure.

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The Jamalam (author)2009-08-21

Use black holes, like from my new one.

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DJ Radio (author)2009-08-17

Try shadowman 39's knex helix lift. it looks awesome.

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ajleece (author)DJ Radio2009-08-17

That's the lift i'm using.

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But make it tall. Like 6 feet.

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My helix lift shouldn't be made very tall because it isn't as strong. But you could line lots of helix lifts up to make the ball machine higher. All helixes get floppy if you make them too tall.

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Oh okay thanks. That will save me alot of time.

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ATM it's 4 feet. Only because I need to design a new helix. The original is too floppy.

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Really?? It looked strong to me. Try not using the tubing.

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If I don't use the tubing then it won't work.

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I_am_Canadian (author)2009-08-19

Have at least one massive ball arm.

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Killer~SafeCracker (author)2009-08-17

I would give suggestions but I'm saving my ideas for my ball machine.

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