How to build a mousetrap car that can go three meters on a tile floor?


I also have to build it from scratch no kits

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I also have to build it from scratch no kits

2 Answers

  • alex l
    Lv 5
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    You have to stick a dowel (or something sturdy and long) on the spring loaded tang of the trap. Affix wheels in some fashion. I would recomend bolting an old car toy or something with wheels to the bottom of the trap. I did this in high school using crappy CDs, and was fortunate to have some wheel bearings from an old lawn mower laying around. Attach a string to the end of the dowel and wrap that string around one of the axles. When the trap is tripped, the dowel will swing around pulling the axle with it and causing the wheels to move. Hope this helps. You really gotta get creative with the wheels.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    id start wirh a kit. that's a lot easier.

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