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Instructions for Building a Mousetrap Car

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 car - How to Make an Axle Hook

How to Make an Axle Hook

The most common way to propel a mousetrap car is to attach one end of a string to a mouse trap's snapper arm and the other end of the string to an axle hook.
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mousetrap car - Attaching a Lever Arm

Attaching a Lever Arm

For any mousetrap racer the gearing and pulling force are controlled by the length of the lever arm. This article will show you how to attach a new lever arm.
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mouse trap car - How to Make a Loop Knot

How to Make a Loop Knot

It is important for the pulling string to have a correctly tied loop knot in order release itself from the axle hook or the mouse trap vehicle will come to an instant stop.
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mousetrap car - How to Attach The Mousetrap

How to Attach The Mousetrap

Stop gluing the mousetrap to the frame, the problem with gluing is that you cannot make critical changes or adjustments to the mouse trap after any testing.
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mouse trap car - How to Change The Gearing

How to Change The Gearing

Gearing is how you control the acceleration and/or the travel distance of a mouse trap car. Gearing can be used to increase the torque and increase the acceleration.
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mousetrap car - How to Adjust the Pulling Force

How to Adjust the Pulling Force

The trick to building a record-setting long distance racer is to decrease the mousetrap's pulling force so that it's energy is used over the longest possible distance.
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step-by-step mousetrap car plans

Plans for a Simple Mousetrap Car

Now available without limitations; easy to follow step-by-step plans for a smiple mousetrap car. These plans will have your building your first mousetrap car in no time.
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step-by-step mouse trap racer plans

Mousetrap Speed-Trap Racer Plans

For a limited time only, Doc Fizzix's own record setting speed-trap racer that traveled 5-meters in less than 1 sec. These plans are going fast and will not last long!
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step-by-step mousetrap car distance plans

Mousetrap Car Distance Traveler Plans

Warning, if these plans fall into the wrong hands life on this planet will be changed forever and the person who builds this mousetrap car could end up ruleing the world.
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step-by-step mousetrap car brake system plans

Mousetrap Car Braking System Plans

These plans are not for the curious nor the skeptical, these plans are for the modern man or woman. Stored in a secret vault for years, these plans are dangerous.
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