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What would the community like to see out of knex? Answered

Vote on these 5 things and I will do my best to build them for you.
1.knex vacuum (cleans up knex)
2.piece counter (pour in knex and it counts them)
3.piece sorter (pour in knex and it sorts a specific piece out)
4.oodammo (pour in the right components,pull the lever and
out comes oodammo )
5. Or something else_________________ (choose your own)
6. a working musical instrument

EDIT: The sorter is posted here! https://www.instructables.com/id/Rod-sorting-machine/

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Black Panther Knex (author)2011-04-25

EDIT: The sorter is posted here! https://www.instructables.com/id/Rod-sorting-machine/

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Hiyadudez (author)2011-02-18

The Oodammo one is pretty much impossible.

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caitlinsdad (author)2011-02-13

Less questions asking what you should do next. Is there not anyone with creativity or has the rivets to do something original? Just do it.

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I was just asking what people would prefer

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I would prefer less questions asking what you should do next. Is there not anyone with creativity or has the rivets to do something original? Just do it.

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canida (author)caitlinsdad2011-02-18

I think he's asking what he should do FIRST.

And of course, the always-helpful answer is YES. ;D

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caitlinsdad (author)canida2011-02-18

Yes, ma'm.

Sorry, that was a Pavlovian response having been conditioned by all the previous topics on what should a k'nexer do for their next project.

There are some interesting avenues that the user can explore. I guess all they need is a little push in the right direction.

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NachoMahma (author)caitlinsdad2011-02-13

.  +1.  All 5 projects sound like they would be interesting and take more than a little ingenuity and construction skills. Pick one (or more) that sounds most interesting to you and go for it. I invoke Kiteman's Law!

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DJ Radio (author)2011-02-13

Knex vacuum is technically impossible because knex has so many holes in it, and it is not capable of sucking up air. Even if it was airtight, you wouldn't be able to get the fan to spin fast enough to suck up anything.

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caitlinsdad (author)DJ Radio2011-02-13

Yeah, but what about closing off the holes like gluing on a piece of clear plastic packaging or wrapping the tube structure or impeller fins with food plastic wrap or if you are lucky, from a roll of that stretch wrap that goes around big pallets of knex. You limit yourself if you cannot think outside the box. Yeah, if you want to be a knex parts purist, that's fine but once you realize its limitiations, think about what gets you past it.

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DJ Radio (author)caitlinsdad2011-02-16

If you do that then it's not really a knex creation anymore. I am kind of a purist lol.

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Then your knex guns break the rule because they have rubber bands in them.

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Actually knex has made sets that include rubberbands in them.

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Oh. I was just giving you a hard time.

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~KGB~ (author)2011-02-17
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KnexFreak360 (author)2011-02-16

Piece sorter please please please please please please

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Sorunome and I will be posting it (hopefully)on the first

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