Jump to content

The Amazing LEGO Axle Sorter


Recommended Posts

I once tried to sort my LEGO bricks, but I never really got around to finishing. Now, LEGO engineer Akiyuki, who brought us the "Great Ball Contraption", amazes us again with his "LEGO Axle Sorter". The ingenious contraption accurately sorts axles dumped into it by size. What's even cooler is that it appears so simple after you've seen it. You can check out a video of the machine in action over here.http://www.bzpower.com/story.php?ID=5909]View the full article[/url]

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I always wonder the amount of dedication it takes to be able to produce such intricate mechanisms from mere plastic. Simply amazing work

 

And now that I think about it, if he just creates a big enough bucket, he could dump all his axles in that machine in the morning, and come back at lunch and his whole collection is sorted, all while he is doing other happy-go-lucky stuff. It's so useful, I wouldn't mind purchasing one for my collection

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Wow, that is really cool! It has always been a pain to sort things...that is a wonderfully-built mechanism. ^^

On the day the wall came down / They threw the locks onto the ground

And with glasses high / We raised a cry / For freedom had arrived

 

On the day the wall came down / The ship of fools had finally run aground

Promises lit up the night / Like paper doves in flight

 

I dreamed you had left my side / No warmth, not even pride remained

And even though you needed me / It was clear that I could not do a thing for you

 

Now life devalues day by day / As friends and neighbors turn away

And there's a change that even with regret / Cannot be undone

 

Now frontiers shift like desert sands / While nations wash their bloodied hands

Of loyalty, of history / In shades of grey

 

I woke to the sound of drums / The music played, the morning sun streamed in

I turned and I looked at you / And all but the bitter residues slipped away

 

slipped away...

 

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...