OT: legos vs. k'nex
John R. Hogerhuis
jhoger at pobox.com
Tue Oct 18 13:13:42 CDT 2005
On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 18:47 -0600, woodelf wrote:
> Now what about LEGO ... I Know they have something computer controled
> with the stupid high-priced building blocks?
I've always been more of a K'nex fan. The robotics stuff isn't quite as
good (though I do have one of the robot kits), but I prefer the
structural cohesion of k'nex. You can make much bigger models without
the sheer bulk pulling it apart.
The CAD stuff for LEGOs is pretty cool. Lots of free stuff available for
documenting designs. Maybe they can be used for K'nex too, but I don't
Here's a way to use both LEGOs and K'nex: http://www.sploids.com/
Here are some K'nex DNA models: http://tandem.bu.edu/knex/knex.pdf
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