Dec 302013
World’s Largest K’nex Ball Machine

Avid K’nex specialist Austron claims to have built the world’s largest K’next ball machine which is housed at The Works Museum in Bloomington, Minnesota. 

And no one dares to debate his claim as the machine is truly colossal, standing over 23 feet tall and containing over 100,000 pieces. 

“It takes 3 and a half minutes for a ball to climb to the top of the tallest tower.” 

His fingers must be killing him. 


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Sep 132012

Who didn’t play with K’nex as a kid? The plastic building toy was second only to Lego.  is obsessed with K’nex and has built his greatest and most complex K’nex machine yet. 

Over the course of 8 months, he used more than 40,000 pieces to create 21 different paths using 8 motors to lift balls up 5 tracks. To control his monstrosity, he used a special computer-controlled crane, as well as two computer-controlled illuminated K’nex balls.


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