Floor Ferris Wheel Lift - a K'nex Ball Machine Lift

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

Here are the instructions for the first lift on my ball machine Grid Tower II. This lift is based on two of Sandroknexmaster's lifts: the Floor Double Arm Lift and the Ferris Wheel Lift. Below is the parts list for this lift:


Green: 443

White: 300

Blue: 204

Yellow: 15

Red: 99

Gray: 42

Flexi-blue: 1

Black gray: 1

Total Rods: 1,105


Blue clip: 2

Gray: 2

Light Gray: 16

Orange: 30

Red: 61

Green: 20

Purple: 95

Yellow: 131

Blue: 64

White: 197

Total Connectors: 618


Blue Spacer: 69

Gray Spacer: 80

Tan Clip: 10

Y-clip: 19

Small Blue Gear: 2

Medium Red Gear: 1

Large Yellow Gear: 1

Motor: 1

Total Other: 183

Grand Total: 1,906

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

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Step 1: Floor

Step 2: Towers

Step 3: Wheel

Step 4: Gearbox



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    4 Discussions


    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks! It has 1,906 pieces.


    Reply 1 year ago

    I may build this in my next machine though... But maybe without the floor. Looking at the video this thing work really well.