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Project Progress / Overtime 3rd update
« on: August 08, 2018, 09:10:51 pm »
heyyyy ! it's been a while but here it is ! the 3rd update

estimated number of paths: 15
number of paths completed: 10 (0 in progress)

estimated number of networks: 3
number of networks completed: 2 (1 in progress)

estimated number of lifts: 3
number of lifts completed: 3



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Coasters / The Joker: 4D Free-Flying coaster
« on: January 22, 2018, 11:22:13 pm »
The Joker: 4D Free-Flying coaster
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Hi ! today i present my first roller coaster instruction and it's the joker who can be found at Six Flags Great Adventure, Six Flags New England and many more SF parks. Heres the video and an image


oh btw i won't do piece count because some micro knex will be used (not a lot though) and also i couldnt think of a 4D free-spin car prototype so i used the normal knex one.


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Project Progress / OverTime - 2nd update
« on: June 18, 2017, 02:29:31 am »
OK I KNOW I CHANGED THE NAME !

but yeah you can see after one year of hard studies the progress trough this ball machine




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News / March's Knexflux FOTM: Random_Builder
« on: March 16, 2017, 11:58:52 pm »
Hi  :)
This is the post for the march's knexflux fan of the month and that fan is: Random_Builder from IL in USA !
Here are his answers to the questions

< How did you discover knexs ?
> ''I think my brother got a set and grew out of them then I grew into them.''

< Why are you still doing some knexs today ?
> ''They are very fun and you can made almost anything.''

< Are you working on any projects right now ?
> '' I want to try to make a ball machine that is smaller than any other one.''

< Do you think you can transfer this passion to your kids ? (if you want kids later)
> ''I hope I can!''

< Do you think that parents should encourage their kids to play knexs ?
> ''Definitely! It boosts creativity and gets them off their electronics. ''

That was the answers of Random_Builder and btw I congratulates him to have won the snowman constest.
Cheers !

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Forum Games / who invented the spiral stairs ?
« on: March 05, 2017, 07:03:27 pm »
Can you find the first ball machine that has the spiral stairs ?
good luck  ;)

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News / March's Knexflux FOTM
« on: February 14, 2017, 02:12:26 pm »

FOTM=fan of the month
Fellow Knexfluxers,

Happy Valentines day !  ;D

As you saw in here: https://knexflux.net/general-knex-discussion/knexflux-fan-of-the-month/
Knexflux is now introducing a Knexflux FOTM open to everybody that' wants to be a fan   ;)

How to Register:

1. Answer the question at the end of that post (not on that topic but on FOTM@knexflux.net).
2.Wait until the beginning of March or the middle of March to see if you are the lucky one that has been picked (normally, it won't take that long but I will be in vacation in the beginning of March)

aaaaaand yeh ... I think that's it ...

PLEASE !!! don't be mad at me if you are not picked. You can still  register for other months  ;) (even if you already have been a FOTM but it will have less chances)

Questions:

1. How did you discover knexs ?

2.Why are you still doing some knexs today ?

3. Are you working on any projects right now ?

4. Do you think you can transfer this passion to your kids ? (if you want kids later)

5.Do you think that parents should encourage their kids to play knexs ?

Make sure to include images; video,instructales or Knexflux Links

Good luck !  ;)

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General Knex Discussion / Help with ball machines
« on: January 24, 2017, 04:55:22 pm »
Watch the video


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Misc / Instructables snowman
« on: January 06, 2017, 03:57:52 pm »
Instructables snowman
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 Hello here is my snowman model for the contest ! it has 145 pieces and it's in 3d.

Make sure to follow the image notes, they are important.

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Site Feedback and Questions / how do you make your instructions ?
« on: January 05, 2017, 11:43:57 pm »
I did two instructions (but I dint post both instructions) and I think my method is not the best one ...
i would like to know what's your's  :P

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News / Snowman Contest !
« on: January 02, 2017, 10:45:04 pm »
Hello fellow Knexfluxers, during this cold winter it is time for our first contest!

This contest is about building a snowman!

Rules:
  • make a snowman model, max. pieces 200, so be creative!
  • post it on knexflux, including instructions!
  • Have fun!


Contest starts now and runs until Feburary 28th.
Community-voting starts March 1st and runs until March 8th.

The prize is exclusive bragging rights!

Good luck!

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General Knex Discussion / Where can I buy those motors
« on: November 06, 2016, 11:26:28 pm »
I see a lot of people use those grey motors on theyre creations but where can i buy it for less than 20$ ? thanks (i tried on everywhere but i dint find one or the shipping (to Canada) was too high)

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General Knex Discussion / Knexflux fan of the month
« on: September 25, 2016, 05:59:29 pm »
hi everyone  ;D
knex.com stoped the "fan of the month" concept and i think we could do the same concept on knexflux

i explain how it could work:

1: send a message that says "i want to be [month]'s fan" at an gmail account that i will create.
2:if you are choosed i will sent you an email whit 4 questions and you will have to send me your anwsers still by email.
3:your anwsers will be COPIED AND PASTED on a knexflux topic called [year]'s fan of the month.

i hope you like my idea and tell me if you are agree with this project thank  ;)

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General Knex Discussion / ball machine problem
« on: September 14, 2016, 03:18:00 am »
hi everyone the video explain all ;)

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General Knex Discussion / any tips to have better prices on knex ?
« on: July 20, 2016, 06:13:14 pm »
I canttttt I still canttttt i need heeeeeelp  :'(
Like everybody, we never have enough knex so today i set me a budjet of 20$ but ... because that i live in canada, on ebay, shippings are 35$ so do you have any tips for me to have knex cheaper ? thanks  :) i really want more knex for my ball machine and my futures bm

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General Knex Discussion / a few knex questions (:
« on: July 06, 2016, 07:49:48 pm »
Hey  :)

Today I am in Africa and i just saw all my unread posts. After consulting a lot of topic, I have decided to ask you a few question

1. How did you start to play Knex ?
2. What was your first Knex set ?
3. At wich age did you recieve your first set.
4.(only if you are concerned) At wich age did you seriously start to play Knex  (It concerns me)

My answers

1. When I recived my first set, I reallllly likes the TV show: Wipeout i wanted to creates one but i did nt have enough pieces so after, I started to buy other sets whit bad deals (because i did nt know how did it cost) and after i started the instrucables community so I started to build ball machines.
2. The loopin lightning roller coaster
3. 6years old
4. 7,8 or 9 (i don t remember well)

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