Knex Ball Machine: Revolution

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Introduction: Knex Ball Machine: Revolution

About: Hey! I'm Sandroknexmaster. I like building with knex, especially ball machines. I live in Belgium. I speak Dutch, but also English and French. I hope you like my stuff, and like always comment, rate &...

Hi everyone!

Here's my new ball machine, called Revolution.

It's not as big as my previous machines but it has a special feature: You can sit on it.

As far as I know this is the first working ball machine where you can sit on. (Tell me if there is another.)

It can easily hold more than 100 kilos.

1 network, 2 lifts, 8 paths. Some new elements are also included, and the 2 lifts aren't new concepts but were designed by me.

The machine is 1.10m wide, 1.10m deep and 1.00m high.

Build time: 13 apr 2014 - 23 may 2014

Number of pieces: 13531

Instructions:

New elements

1st lift

2nd lift

Revolution won a Second Prize in the Community Contest: Toy Rods and Connectors, thanks for your votes!

Thanks a lot for watching and I hope you enjoy!

~Sandroknexmaster~

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    163 Discussions

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    kevinandbelma
    kevinandbelma

    1 year ago

    Do you have any more pictures of the machine?

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    sandroknexmaster
    sandroknexmaster

    Reply 1 year ago

    All pictures I have are in this post. There are more detailed pictures from the lifts and elements as well. You can find those when you click on the links in the description.

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    kevinandbelma
    kevinandbelma

    Reply 1 year ago

    Thanks!

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    autumsawesome
    autumsawesome

    3 years ago

    That ballmachine is just amazing. Check out my most recent lift:

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    sandroknexmaster
    sandroknexmaster

    Reply 2 years ago

    Thanks, lift looks good!

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    Ethan1023
    Ethan1023

    3 years ago

    And you can sit on it? That's just impressive.

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    FanPlastic
    FanPlastic

    4 years ago

    Nice ball machine check out mine

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    GuppehsWorld
    GuppehsWorld

    4 years ago

    Gosh! You have a lot of k'nex!!!!!!! Where did you get 'em?? Especially those orange yellowish conecters with the little rods on the top???

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    sandroknexmaster
    sandroknexmaster

    Reply 4 years ago

    Mostly second hand, from ebay for example :)

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    ThijsL1
    ThijsL1

    4 years ago

    maybe can you make a instructable of what you have if you have the piece of the machine if sandroknexmaster gives entitling

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    knex akbar
    knex akbar

    Reply 4 years ago

    well no because i was able to build it just with sandro's pictures, other people should be able to do the same, it's really not as hard as it sounds. and lol i still have the machine standing because i haven't touched any knex since this :p

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    elias paul
    elias paul

    4 years ago

    I like it
    But I can't make .

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    sandroknexmaster
    sandroknexmaster

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks!

    Yes it was a bit big too make full instructions, but there are instructions for some parts of this machine, you can find the links in the description.

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    kirogn
    kirogn

    4 years ago on Introduction

    what made you brave enough to sit on it. looks like a lot of work to make it that awsome and well structured. one of my favorite components was the ramp jump