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Doc Fizzix Little Moe Small Mousetrap Racer
 
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NOTES FROM OUR TECH DEPARTMENT
Designed for both speed and distance, this is the Lil' Moe
Mousetrap Powered Racer Kit from Doc Fizzix.

FEATURES

Easy-to-wind and snag-free string release system eliminates tangles
and snags for increased performance
Pre-cut and drilled balsa wood frame
Uses lightweight low inertia DVD/CD layers for wheels
Travels distances from 15 to 30 meters (49 to 98 feet)
Can be assembled in less than 30 minutes for most first time builders

INCLUDES

Two Pre-Drilled Balsa Wood Side Rails (8x1/2x1/4")
Two Brass Tubing Axles (6x3/16")
One Brass Tubing Lever Arm (6x1/8")
Four DVD Wheels
Eight Rubber DVD/CD Spacers
Four Metal Thrush Washers
One Victor Mousetrap
One Zip Lock Axle Hook
One 36" long piece of Kevlar String
One Top Secret Construction Guide and Performance Tips Sheet

REQUIREMENTS

CA Glue and Needle Nose Pliers

SPECIFICATIONS

Length: 13" (330mm)
Width: 6" (152mm)

COMMENTS

What is a mousetrap powered car and how does it work?
A mousetrap-powered racer is a vehicle that is powered by the energy
of a wound up mousetrap's string. The most basic design is asfollows
One end of a string is tied to the tip of a lever arm that is
attached to the mousetrap's "snapper arm". The other end of the
string has a loop that is designed to catch a hook attached to a
drive axle. Once the loop is placed over the axle hook, the string
is wound around the drive axle by turning the wheels in the opposite
direction to the vehicle's intended motion. As the string is wound
around the axle, the snapper's lever arm is pulled closer to the
drive axle causing the mousetrap's spring to wind up & store energy.
When the drive wheels are released, the string is pulled off the
drive axle by the mousetrap causing the wheels to rotate.
kpm11/07/2007

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