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Marble Machine "Musical Cascade"

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Project by jelleknikkers posted 03-28-2011 06:46 PM 3054 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Update 15 oct 2011:
I have expanded this Marble Run with a relesing mechanism and 2 new paths: A long path with chutes and curves and a second wood block.

This track has the following paths and elements:

Releasing mechanism / start
Steel funnel
Platform with holes (split up to 4 paths)
1: – Slalom, Music track, landing on bell street.
2: – Spring boards, marble organ (chimes), 2 holes to nail box.
3: – Jump track with springs, landing on bell street.
3A:- Chutes, rattle track, curved track, more chutes, landing on bell street.
Bell street with holes to another 4 paths:
4: – Woodblock, halfpipe, dropdown on springs and spiral gong (made of a bicycle spoke) in Nail Box
5: – Chutes leading to 2 holes to nail box
6: – Roundabout (funnel), dropdown on springs in Nail Box
7: – Second woodblock with hole to Nail Box
Nail Box / Finish: The nail box is filled up with nails, screws, springs, gongs and bells. Paths 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 comes out here through holes.

I add new photos soon.
Please watch this video to see it in action

-- My unique hobby http://www.marblerun.org





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RPKnikker

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#1 posted 03-28-2011 06:51 PM

Ha Ha nice work!!!

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MasterSergeant

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#2 posted 03-28-2011 06:57 PM

Nice build! I wanna build one myself soonnnnnnnn just as soon as I get the house finished that is.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Jimthecarver

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#3 posted 03-28-2011 09:36 PM

Next trick is to make it play a song….pretty cool work thanks for sharing.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 03-29-2011 08:11 AM

Great ideas there!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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jelleknikkers

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#5 posted 10-16-2011 01:48 PM

I have updated this project!

-- My unique hobby http://www.marblerun.org

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