Do you remember those building toys called K'Nex? Well an engineering student at the University of Colorado (CU) named Andrew most certainly does. He actually managed to build a fully-functional pinball machine using only the tools available from the plastic building toy. Andrew spent over four months meticulously planning and building his K'Nex pinball machine that has functioning flippers and a plunger that is capable of launching the ball into the field of play. It also has a small gearbox that powers the two small chain lifts that help move the ball between the different features of the table... Continue Reading Engineering student shows off pinball machine made completely out of K'Nex
Tags: Games, Pinball, Toys, University of Colorado
- Duo Pinball brings traditional pinball controls to the iPad
- Pinball Magic transforms iPhone into a mini pinball cabinet
- Flying robots cooperate to play catch
- FIU unveils mother of all wind machines
- A vending machine for ... golf lessons??
- TheO Ball lets you get physical with your smartphone