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mouse trap cars? Answered

ok my tach. ed class are making mouse trap cars!
and i dont build thing =0
i need some serious help
give me some good ideas how to get them too go far!
i am only in 7th grade make it easy !

please
thanks

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652800 (author)2009-03-24

I would suggest using using the base design from the previously mentioned Instructable, but extend the trap's spring arm to increase range.

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UziMonkey (author)2009-01-30

It's not hard. Wrap a string around the axle. Attach the other end of the string to the mouse trap, and keep wrapping as you set it. When the trap is triggered and the string is pulled, it will turn the axle. As for actually building it, all you really need is a piece of wood for the body, an axle, two big wheels, two smaller wheels and a mouse trap. Also, some wood glue would help.

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