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Renee

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #30 on: June 12, 2018, 08:34:31 PM »





It threw me off a bit when the parts came in because the colors don't match the gear box in Chris's video.  You might find these photos helpful when you start to put yours together. 
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Hades

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #31 on: June 12, 2018, 08:42:52 PM »

Omg that's going to be real helpful. Thanks for taking the time to do this :-)
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cecil

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #32 on: June 13, 2018, 12:52:24 AM »

Renee. Can you post the model numbers for me. I'm getting ready to order another one.
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Renee

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #33 on: June 13, 2018, 08:59:01 AM »

Renee. Can you post the model numbers for me. I'm getting ready to order another one.

I used the list that Chris Neff had put together. 

91313   4   Gold Metallic Gear- 1In.
90902   1   Standard Orange Connector (I added this for the stopper)
90904   8   Standard Red Connector
90908   2   Standard White Connector
90911   4   Gold Track Splice
90951   8   Standard White Rod- 1.3125 In.
90953   5   Standard Yellow Rod- 3.4375 In.
90960   8   Standard Black Rod-.75 In.
90985   1   Red Gear 2.25 In.
90994   20   Blue Spacer
91224   4   Silver Spacer (3 Wide)
91440   5   Standard Metallic Blue Clip Connector
91900   5   Standard Bronze (Clip) Connector


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cecil

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #34 on: June 13, 2018, 02:10:08 PM »

Thanks Renee, I will look at it again. The last time I used the list some of the number did not match. I'm old - so I'll look at it again. I want to make a six driver using 1/4 RED OAK two.
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Renee

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #35 on: June 13, 2018, 02:49:13 PM »

The last time I used the list some of the number did not match.

The first time I tried to order, they were out of a couple of the parts on the list.  One of them, they had the same part but in a different color, so it had a different number.  But, they were still totally out of one of the pieces.  So, I waited a week or so and tried again.  That time they had all of the parts in stock.

I've thought about making a twister out of wood to withstand the enthusiasm of the grandkids.  They've had a lot of fun with this one, but the center axle got a little bent at some point.  I will eventually replace it.  The twister still works, but it wobbles a bit like an unbalanced spin top. 

I always twist my strings much longer than I need them, because it's fun to experiment with different strings.  When I finally trim them to spinning length, the kids have a great time making bracelets and such with the trimmings. 
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Hades

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #36 on: June 21, 2018, 04:04:25 PM »

That stopper peice that Renee is talking about in the video number 91902. I ordered 20 of them from ebay so I will have a few extra. I did not need that many, but that's all they had. I did want to order from knex. I don't know if it's just me, but it takes them forever to fill an order. I'm sure they have a lot of parts to shift trough. It says it can take up to 15 days just to get the order ready to ship. I ordered on 6/12 said I will get them on the 26th. When I get the ones I ordered from eBay I will have a few extra if anyone needs one PM me your address I will send free of charge.
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Renee

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #37 on: July 17, 2018, 01:52:51 PM »

That stopper peice that Renee is talking about in the video number 91902. I ordered 20 of them from ebay so I will have a few extra. I did not need that many, but that's all they had. I did want to order from knex. I don't know if it's just me, but it takes them forever to fill an order. I'm sure they have a lot of parts to shift trough. It says it can take up to 15 days just to get the order ready to ship. I ordered on 6/12 said I will get them on the 26th. When I get the ones I ordered from eBay I will have a few extra if anyone needs one PM me your address I will send free of charge.

If you have any of those stopper pieces left, I would love to have one.  The clothes pin has been working, but the 91902 has to make it easier. 
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #38 on: July 20, 2018, 07:09:30 PM »

Yeah I have some let pm me and I will send you a few out
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