Author Topic: YSL's 6-way Ball Separator  (Read 431 times)

Offline YoloSweggLord

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YSL's 6-way Ball Separator
« on: April 15, 2020, 02:58:04 am »
YSL's 6-way Ball Separator
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This instructions page will show you how to build my 6-way ball separator. The ball separator consists of a manifold, 3 blue rods deep by 4 blue rods wide by 5 blue rods tall, which rotates back and forth as it separates balls evenly between 6 outputs. While this design certainly isn't the most space-efficient method of separating balls, it does provide a nice visual element as it pendulates back and forth. This ball separator was designed and tested with standard red/yellow K'nex balls, so I cannot tell whether this will or won't work with the oversized/underweight balls from the Big Air Ball Tower. If you want to see if this will fit your machine before building it, mounting instructions are located in Step 6.

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Re: YSL's 6-way Ball Separator
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2020, 09:43:49 pm »
Has anyone made a 8 way ball seperator that uses no motors?    I love that this one just uses gravity.