The First Imploding Knex Tower on This Site

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This is an imploding tower that you can use over and over again. It has three basic parts. The first slants it about 10 degrees. The second completely falls over and the third falls off of the top. Please rate and leave feedback.

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Step 1: The Base and Trigger

This is the base and the trigger that, when you pull, causes the tower to fall to the ground.

Step 2: The Next Section

This is the main tower which includes the next section.

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    9 Discussions


    9 years ago on Introduction

    Awesome that is really neat i love this tower you should check out my knex tower it does not implode but it is kinda tall

    An Villain

    10 years ago on Introduction

    i built something like this too, it was a side-arm that when the pin was pulled back the front would fall off and the mag would detatch and spurt grey connectors everywhere.


    The purpose is to replicate the ideal circumstances and test different theroys that will change the outcome.....Just Kidding. To entertain and watch fall over.

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    ummm, it doesnt doesnt even just falls apart. imploding is probably the worst word you could use "The first falling apart tower on ths site" or better yet, because its not "The falling apart tower"

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