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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #45 on: February 03, 2019, 12:59:32 PM »

Maybe a string-maker would be a good project for 3D printing.  :)

You are right. I have Neffy's string maker, but if I needed one for thicker cord, I may 3D print parts for it.
A search for string/rope making on Thingiverse gives two relevant results, only one with photos and video of the actual print, which doesn't look too smooth:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnyf3yWHriI
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #46 on: February 03, 2019, 10:09:39 PM »

Paxi13 I bought my first one off Chris Neff he sent it to me all put together, he also makes line.
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #47 on: February 04, 2019, 05:23:56 AM »

Paxi13 I bought my first one off Chris Neff he sent it to me all put together, he also makes line.

I honestly would buy one off anyone given a fair price. I kind of realise that I don't have time to do this sadly ( big family, I already miss time to throw top so... )
So Is anyone willing to sell me one ?

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #48 on: February 04, 2019, 12:59:11 PM »

I belive Mermouy bouth one machine (the one we used at Marines) for a fair price (in Europe I think).

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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #49 on: February 04, 2019, 01:13:18 PM »

Send Chris Neff a PM. I believe he sells them assembled for $25 or $30 plus shipping.
This is the relevant thread: K'Neffy string twister
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #50 on: February 04, 2019, 02:37:13 PM »

Right, bought to Chris Neff by PM for something like 30 yes!
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #51 on: February 06, 2019, 03:48:40 AM »

So, Am I crazy but the knex site don't seem to sell specific parts anymore ? Can anyone else check if I'm crazy ?

I believe you are right! I cannot find the K'nex parts store on the site either. Oh no!
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #52 on: February 06, 2019, 05:01:10 AM »

 
Right, bought to Chris Neff by PM for something like 30 yes!

Good, I've just sent him a PM. I hope he answers and still makes them :)

So, Am I crazy but the knex site don't seem to sell specific parts anymore ? Can anyone else check if I'm crazy ?

I believe you are right! I cannot find the K'nex parts store on the site either. Oh no!

Yep, I though I was crazy! Thanks for confirming this for me!
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #53 on: February 06, 2019, 02:03:10 PM »

zzzzzzzZZZZZWHA?! Sorry I've been so sleepy.
Yep, still have several string makers ready to go, message received and replied to.
I don't see K'NEX parts ordering section either, it was kind of a mess anyway, maybe parts are still available over the phone.
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #54 on: February 06, 2019, 05:27:18 PM »

It's a lot easier to just get one from Mr. Neff. You might think about a line. Mine is 11 feet or 131 inches x 28 strands of # 10 Aunt Lydia line. I can throw it with a store bought line - but not as good as a home made line. I'm going to buy another one to make for my Grandson  who is 23 and loves tops. A lot of people on the form have this top I wish they would try it with the alterations.
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #55 on: February 07, 2019, 10:03:23 AM »

zzzzzzzZZZZZWHA?! Sorry I've been so sleepy.
Yep, still have several string makers ready to go, message received and replied to.
I don't see K'NEX parts ordering section either, it was kind of a mess anyway, maybe parts are still available over the phone.

Yep, did order one from the Master Neff !!! eager to finally get proper strings for all my tops!!!
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #56 on: February 07, 2019, 12:16:33 PM »

I emailed knex to ask about parts.  They confirmed that they no longer sell individual parts.
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Re: K'Neffy string twister
« Reply #57 on: February 07, 2019, 03:06:22 PM »

I ordered parts from here a few days ago. (Before I saw Chris sold them ready made! Lol)

https://www.knexusergroup.org.uk/en/knex-shop.html
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