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Do you need to make a Mousetrap car for science class? Do you have some Lego's around the house that aren't being used? Do you have 10 minutes of free...
Parts you will need: Duct Tape Fishing string (x4) Small Lego Technic tires (x2) Skinny gray spacers (x2) Fat gray spacers (x2) 1x16 bricks with hole...
Attach two 4x6 base plates onto the top and bottom of what will be the front.
Add the two 1x8 base plates into the top of the vehicle.
Flip the car over and add the two 1x6 base plates as well as the 2x6 base plate.
Flip it back over and add the two 1x4 base plates to the top rear end of the car.
Flip the car over and add the final two 4x6 base plates onto the bottom of the vehicle.
Place the 8 long axle in the front of the car, and the 10 long axle in the rear.
Put the two larger spacers on the rear axle, and the two smaller on the front. Make sure to leave some space so that the axles can rotate easily.
Add the wheels!
For this step you need to attach the red K'nex on to part of the mouse trap (duct tape works well). Then you need to tie your fishing string on the ti...
Get a piece of duct tape and cut if in half, length wise. Attach the trap on the back over the V logo, and wrap it to the bottom. Then lift up the red...
Now you need to wind it up, which some people find difficult. First you need to pull the string tight, but don't pull the trap up, just make the strin...
With my testing, it didn't go straight. It used too... So I have no idea what went wrong. Well on the bumpy tile, and running over the measuring tape ...
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