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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #30 on: October 20, 2016, 11:10:07 pm »
That is some huge machine, looking forward to the video!
Hi yes it is! I designed it that way so every element can be clearly seen :D
I did that with Dysphoria! That was pretty complex for me, required quite some thinking for positioning things. Did you find that to be a challenge, too?
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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #31 on: October 21, 2016, 10:31:03 am »
Yeah i did, there is a few elements that are still hidden however. There is a lot of things attached with ball joints to allow for maximum flexibility in positioning, i have elements at loads of different angles rather than just the usual 90 or 45 degrees. The only trouble is now some of the elements are not as durable as i would like :D

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #32 on: October 23, 2016, 06:31:19 pm »
New preview video!

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #33 on: October 23, 2016, 11:51:17 pm »
Nice!
The first K'NEX ball machine that my girlfriend saw, she's amazed! (and so am I)
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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #34 on: October 24, 2016, 01:12:22 am »
Does the element at 0:46 ever hit you on the head while you're walking into the machine?

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #35 on: October 24, 2016, 08:55:17 am »
It could yes! :D

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #36 on: November 12, 2016, 10:01:55 pm »
Trailer now up!


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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #37 on: November 12, 2016, 10:37:18 pm »
This is looking amazing!
How do you use the old BBF balls with the holes togeather with the big air ball tower lift which only works with the bigger balls without holes?
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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #38 on: November 12, 2016, 10:39:56 pm »
There is a splitter at the bottom that sorts the two different ball sizes!

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #39 on: November 12, 2016, 10:45:58 pm »
wow ! i am excited to see the final product  :D
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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #40 on: November 13, 2016, 12:30:19 am »
That looks great! I've never seen the use of an instruction booklet like that, haha.
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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #41 on: November 13, 2016, 01:18:57 am »
That's a lot of gears! Is it all powered by one motor?

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #42 on: November 13, 2016, 09:39:28 am »
No it uses 5 mains motors, the big air ball tower motor, and then 2 smaller battery powered motors.

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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #43 on: November 13, 2016, 10:02:33 am »
Really innovative ideas  ;D
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Re: New Knex Ball Machine
« Reply #44 on: January 10, 2017, 11:26:23 am »
Going to spend all weekend filming! Then next week i am moving house, moving the model as well :D