K'nex Ball Machine Update

About: Hi, I'm Nick. On most sites (like YouTube and SSCoasters) I'm known as koolcoasterkid. I mainly build K'nex ball machines(the kind that go around the room). I've been building k'nex since I got my first se...

Intro: K'nex Ball Machine Update

Here's the first Instructables update on my new ball machine. So far there are 4 lifts, and 5 working paths. It features 2 new elements by me, the large helix and the inverted loop. I plan for this machine to include 6 lifts and around 25 paths when its complete. I'm trying something different on this machine as well, I'm using more unconventional lifts, just to mix things up. Here's a video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15Oak3sz1zw

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    poofrabbit

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Holy cow batman this looks wicked! Can't wait to see it all done!

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    Shadowman39

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Looks great! It's good that you're using lifts other than chain lifts, since these types of ball machines are usually just chain lifts.

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    Sorunome

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Nice ball machine, you've done a great job so far! :D
    I'm looking forward to seeing the completed machine :)