Of all the incredibly impressive Great Ball Contraptions out there, you don’t see too many that mime regular objects. Intro Berthil van Beek’s roulette wheel. This expertly engineered marvel is a real treat to watch!
If you’re unfamiliar with the real devices, they’re part of a gambling game where a ball spins on the wheel and you bet where it will land. While this version is slightly different and contains loads of balls instead of one, it’s pretty ingenious. It couldn’t have been easy to get everything lined up at the perfect angles. And perhaps the most mesmerizing part is how the launched balls are wrangled by the center cage.
Did you also notice that really cool wave at the end? Check out our article on the rainbow module as well!