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We’ve covered akiyuky’s GBC work before. Here’s a recently posted video of a 17 module GBC running 500 balls over a 31m path that took over 600 hours to complete. Make sure you’ve got the seven minutes or so to watch the above video, because it is absolutely mesmerizing. Can’t get enough GBC action? Check out these other fine examples.
[via Neatorama]

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  • Philip Verbeek

    I also made a LEGO gbc

    check it out;)

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