Parallel Arm Lift Instructions

About: [back in buisness] Hello people! My name is Martijn. Welcome to my page. Here you will find various knex items i have built, mostly ball machines. Currently i am working on a ball machine, featuring as al...

sorry, i didn't want to count to 1200 or something, so there is no part list this time.
however, here are the full instructions for the parallel arm lift.
if you want this lift to be smaller, you just don't add one or two arms, but if you want it to be larger i'm sorry, but the gears will slip and the lift won't work.
good luck!

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Step 1: Base

Step 2: Arms

first you need to know how to make an arm

Step 3: Left Arms

fr this part you need two arms and a special arm.

Step 4: Exit

Step 5: Right Arms

you need 3 arms
well i think i forgot to take extra pictures. i hope it's clear enough.

Step 6: Main Axle+support

Step 7: Top

note: i used 2 solar motors, but 1 was far enough to turn the lift.

Step 8: Well That's All

hope it was clear enough

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    49 Discussions


    4 years ago on Introduction

    well tried to make the lift but poor photo's plus the multi colours and bad light I had not got a hope


    4 years ago on Introduction

    Which came first? the chicken or the egg? Oh, I mean the parallel arm lift (martb) or parallel arm lift (shadowman & sorunome) :P

    15 replies

    Reply 4 years ago

    haha! i used to make all kinds of weird smileys.
    @0.0@ is a monkey for example


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    ja, er is wel veel kracht nodig. de 12volt motor zou´t moeten doen, maar andere motors waarschijnlijk niet.


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    ik heb 3 gewone motors gebruikt maar hij gaat wel omhoog maar hij komt weer met een klap naar beneden da valt de bal er weer uit ik heb de lift weer gesloopt