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Mousetrap Cars: Design Basics

Earth shattering secrets for building record setting and winning mousetrap cars and racers. Here you will find all the latest and greatest untold construction secrets so you can build your very own mousetrap vehicle.

mousetrap cars - Mousetrap Vehicle Propulsion Systems

Mousetrap Vehicle Propulsion Systems

Before you build a mousetrap powered car you need to understand the basic propulsion systems. This article will show you how to use a mouse trap to propel a vehicle.
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mousetrap cars - How to Build a Long Distance Traveler

How to Build a Long Distance Traveler

While there really is no "perfect" design for a long-distance traveler, there are some basic concepts that apply to almost all long-distance mousetrap racers.
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mousetrap cars - How to Build Speed-Trap Racer

How to Build Speed-Trap Racer

While there really is no "perfect" design for a speed-trap racer, there are some basic design concepts that most speed-trap racers will have in common.
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mousetrap cars - How to Make a Reversible Vehicle

How to Make a Reversible Vehicle

Going forward and then back is as simple as how you wind the string around the drive axle. this article will show you how to make a reversible mouse trap vehicle.
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mousetrap cars - Mouse Trap Cars and Energy

Mousetrap Cars and Energy

Energy is what makes motion possible and the power output of a mousetrap car depends on whether you are building a long-distance traveler or a speed trap racer.
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mouse trap cars - Mouse Trap Racers and Friction

Mousetrap Racers and Friction

Friction is the force that causes your mousetrap car to come to rest. This article will help you pin-point the different areas or your vehicle effected by friction.
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mousetrap cars - Weight Distribution

How Many Wheels - Weight Distribution

Does the number of wheels make a difference? This article will help you understand how the number of wheels can effect a mousetrap vehicles performance.
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mouse trap cars - Gearing

Mousetrap Vehicles and Gearing

Gearing is how far your mousetrap car will travel from each wrap of string that is pulled from the drive axle and must be matched to the type of car you are building.
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mousetrap cars - Rotational Inertia

Mousetrap Cars and Rotational Inertia

This article will help you understand how rotational inertia effects the performance of both a long-distance traveling mousetrap car and a speed-trap racer.
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