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My Mousetrap Car Answered

It's not perfect, it only goes 2-3 meters, and it's always failing in one way or another. Getting these things to work is harder than it looks.




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Brennn10 (author)2008-04-26

I made one in 8th grade in tech-ed. Mine went about 55 feet before it stopped. They sure were fun to make!

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guyfrom7up (author)2008-04-25

you going for distance or speed? Looks pretty good for speed!

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)guyfrom7up2008-04-25

Speed. Mine ended up doing a flip at the races and preformed an EPIC FAIL. :P

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LinuxH4x0r (author)Spl1nt3rC3ll2008-04-25

for distance have the sting come off at the end so it can coast

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tech-king (author)LinuxH4x0r2008-04-26

for speed, buy professional quality high powered mousetraps (the ones the pros use can even dislocate/break fingers

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Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)tech-king2008-04-26

We could only use the mousetrap provided to us, otherwise you were disqualified.

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guyfrom7up (author)2008-04-26

our scool does those, the best ones (for long distance) went tens of hundreds of feet.

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tech-king (author)2008-04-26

i dont have room in my house for one. it looks good though.

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GorillazMiko (author)2008-04-25

That looks pretty cool-- post an Instructable!

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