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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
Brennn10

12 years ago

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
guyfrom7up

12 years ago

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

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 12 years ago

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

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LinuxH4x0r
LinuxH4x0r

Reply 12 years ago

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

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tech-king
tech-king

Reply 12 years ago

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

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 12 years ago

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

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tech-king
tech-king

Reply 12 years ago

ohh.

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guyfrom7up
guyfrom7up

12 years ago

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

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tech-king
tech-king

12 years ago

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

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GorillazMiko
GorillazMiko

12 years ago

That looks pretty cool-- post an Instructable!