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Project by Dietmar posted 10-25-2009 05:14 AM 2379 views 14 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Little marble elevator with 5 cams.





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#1 posted 10-25-2009 05:23 AM

neat elevator

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#2 posted 10-25-2009 05:25 AM

Ha that’s great! Need a movie.

-- Tony

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#3 posted 10-25-2009 05:39 AM

Hey, cool! Like some plans on that! David

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#4 posted 10-25-2009 07:52 AM

Unique elevator. This could keep a kid busy for hours….or me!

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#5 posted 10-25-2009 01:37 PM

that is cool

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#6 posted 10-25-2009 04:52 PM

Great toy project. It would be nice to have a full scale model to get me up the stairs at night!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 10-25-2009 05:09 PM

Pretty cool, neat conversation piece.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#8 posted 10-25-2009 06:29 PM

Here’s a nice video of the marble elevator:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUi6ebi6fok

I’ve always wanted to build is one of these:

He’s also got a Rotapult and an Octapult, but I think this one is the most doable and does the trick. He actually replied to a few e-mails I sent him last Thanksgiving. I was bored at the in-laws and started drawing up plans. Very nice guy.

I was trying to design a version of this that would hang on the wall, you could plug it in and turn it on and let it go for a while. Hand cranking might also be an option. I would need a lot more spare time than I have in the forseeable future.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#9 posted 10-26-2009 01:54 AM

My grandson would love one of these!

-- Guy,PEI

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#10 posted 10-26-2009 03:14 AM

Dietmar, cool little project.

Captain thanks for posting the link.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#11 posted 10-26-2009 03:15 AM

Neat variety of work. Cool project.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#12 posted 10-26-2009 06:27 PM

COOL!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#13 posted 10-26-2009 08:50 PM

I need to quit hanging around here. My list of things I want to build is getting longer every day.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#14 posted 01-05-2010 04:49 PM

Jason, I feel your pain. Sooo many interesting projects or is it excuses to buy more tools?

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#15 posted 08-04-2011 10:59 AM

cool project! thanks for sharing.

-- Efe Yaparoglu ,Izmir.... Not getting what u wished is a sign that there is something better behind.

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