The Spinnybot - a K'nex Spinny Thing

Introduction: The Spinnybot - a K'nex Spinny Thing

About: Hi, I'm epicpenguin13, a Knex enthusiast and pyromaniac from the UK. I would list all of my 100th commenters like loads of other people on here seem to be doing but unfortunately I don't have enough commente...

This is the Spinnybot. When you wind it up and put it on a carpet it spins round... And round... And round...
That is all it does. Now let's get on to the instructions...

Step 1: A Note

This uses 3 K'nex spring (windup) motors. I don't know if it works with less or a different type of motor, and if it does, you will have to modify the motor section. Now on with the building!

Step 2: The Disc

This is the disc. This is easy to build. Enough said.

Step 3: The Gearbox/Motor Housing

This is where the motors are housed. All pics are different views.

Step 4: The Axle

This is the axle. To be honest, it doesn't deserve its own step.

Step 5: Assembly

This is the bit where it all fits together. Follow the image notes.

Step 6: You're Done!

Wind it up, put it down, and watch it spinnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!

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    6 years ago on Introduction

    This is pretty cool. I made someting similar, just designed like a saw. I did not base it on this, though.