Knex Project 1: Relentless

About: Hi! Im tombuckey. I live in Liverpool, England. I build knex ball machines from my own ideas and also build other peoples knex guns. I have a Youtube account just type in Tombuckey in the search bar and all...
this is my first instructable and bigger and better are still to come.
sorry if some of the instructions are hard to follow because i feared that if i take it apart to much i may not be able to put it together again.
if you need help just comment and i will do the best i can, so with that out the way lets get started!

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Step 1: The Lift

just build waht u see.
its not that hard :)

Step 2: Path 2 (in the Video)

again very simple

Step 3: Top Chain Lift

agian simple pimple

Step 4: Path 1 ( in the Video)

OMG this part is sooo simple

Step 5: Path 1 Part 2

this supports the path
also very easy

Step 6: Putting Them Together

this step is showing is how to put steps 4 and 5 together
this is a little difficult......!.nart.!.

Step 7: Base Support

easyer than adding "balls" hehehehe

Step 8: The "steps" Support

this may prove a little diffacult if needed i will do more pics

Step 9: The "steps"

the acctual steps

Step 10: Connecting Them Together

TBH it was quite hard for me to put back together

Step 11: Chian and Balls

easy easy easy

Step 12: The Motor

all motors can be used!!!!

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    43 Discussions


    9 years ago on Step 11

    hey how exactly do u get the bit to lift the balls on the chain because ive been trying for ages and i still don't get it?could u please reply asap:) 

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    Tom Buckeycooldude2468

    Reply 9 years ago on Step 11

    Thanks for giving my machine a go, but I dont quite understand what has gone wrong:
    1. have you already connected the chain?
    2. Is it the fork thing that wont pick up the ball?


    9 years ago on Introduction

    cool! i have all the parts ecsept for a few peices but that promblem will be solved when my motorized madness ball machine comes by UPS


    10 years ago on Introduction

    You should add like a fan or something that spins when the ball hits it (on the stairs) to add some excitement! But very good.

    2 replies
    Tom BuckeyLowney

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    this was my first ever ball machine that built so it is a bit dull. ive got a new one coming along. it was inspired by I_a_c splat!

    Tom BuckeyAlexD2261

    Reply 10 years ago on Step 1

    it says in the video at the end but its call technologic by daft punk :)

    i think that if you had enough knex you would build ONE ball machine that goes THROUGH your whole house:D i totally love your ball machines. well let's stop talking and give you your 5 stars:P

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