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Monster K’nex Ball Machine Packs 40K Parts

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Monster K’nex Ball Machine Packs 40K Parts
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This is Clockwork, my fifth major K’nex ball machine, and my largest and most complex K’nex structure to date. It took 8 months to build, has over 40,000 pieces, over 450 feet of track, 21 different paths, 8 motors, 5 lifts, and a one-of-a-kind computer-controlled crane, as well as two computer-controlled illuminated K’nex balls.

[via Dave Banks]

8 thoughts on “Monster K’nex Ball Machine Packs 40K Parts

  1. Max Isom says:


  2. John says:

    Yes, I looked, yes it’s cool – but what a sad waste of time…

    1. John Baichtal says:

      Versus what, watching TV or something? I think it’s an amazing use of time!

  3. DM says:

    Hey , that looks soo awesome. Where/how did you get the pieces/sets/parts, how do I get them, i’d like to build something like that one day

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