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    Cool marble track

    A coworker sent this to me...

    Kinetic Marble Track Around The Top Of A Room (see first movie)

    http://www.instructables.com/id/Kine...A-Room/?ref=nf
    Darren

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    Wow, that is so cool.
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    Very cool.

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    So when are you starting the build, Darren? Very cool indeed.
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    My wife wouldn't let me put one in the house, and that would be a long marble track around my shop.
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    Somebody had way to much time on there hands. Hmmmm wonder where I can get the 1" marbles...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Baer View Post
    Hmmmm wonder where I can get the 1" marbles...
    And they even got little pictures of the earth on them
    http://www.amazon.com/Marbles-Comple.../dp/B000A0LNCE

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    hmmm I think I would need more then 12 ...
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    Pretty sure they would let you order extra

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