Two Ball Flipper- a K'nex Ball Machine Element

Introduction: Two Ball Flipper- a K'nex Ball Machine Element

About: I like to build with K'nex and Lego.

I call this element Two Ball Flipper because when the second ball goes in, the balls flip over each other. Note: A ball must come in the top entrance track, and then another ball must come in the lower entrance track for the element to work properly.

Here is the parts list:

Rods:

Green: 68

White: 6

Blue: 38

Yellow: 33

Red: 50

Gray: 14

TOTAL RODS: 209

Connectors:

Dark Gray: 16

Orange: 24

Red: 22

Green: 10

Purple: 60

Yellow: 46

Blue: 12

TOTAL CONNECTORS: 190

Other:

Blue Spacer: 60

Gray Spacer: 36

Tan Clip: 2

Y-clip: 10

Large Wheel: 2

Medium Tire: 3

Large Triangular Panel: 4

TOTAL OTHER: 117

GRAND TOTAL: 516

Click here to see the video, which I am unfortunately unable to post on Instructables.

Step 1: The Base

Step 2: Side #1

Step 3: The Mechanism

Step 4: The Entrance Tracks

Step 5: Side #2

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    16 Discussions

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    engineer711
    engineer711

    9 months ago

    im watching your video agane1

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    engineer711
    engineer711

    Reply 9 months ago

    nice1

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    engineer711
    engineer711

    9 months ago

    i just printed this out and i think its cool.!

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    Herbedeflerb
    Herbedeflerb

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Can you post a video? i don't really understand what it does...

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    Knextus
    Knextus

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    There is a video posted at the end of the parts list.

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    engineer711
    engineer711

    Reply 9 months ago

    dont worry i saw it!

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    www139
    www139

    4 years ago

    Awesome element! Subscribed.

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    Knextus
    Knextus

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks for following me!

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    www139
    www139

    Reply 4 years ago

    Sure!

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    That_Jamie_S_Guy
    That_Jamie_S_Guy

    Reply 5 years ago

    wow thanks for following me!

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    martijnb95
    martijnb95

    5 years ago

    looks nice! I like multi ball elements a lot :). Is it possible to remodel the final track, so the element has fewer height loss?

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    Knextus
    Knextus

    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    I'm not sure. Feel free to try it yourself and make your own version :)