Mousetrap Vehicle B

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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby wlsguy » March 18th, 2013, 4:45 am

Would anyone like to share some of their ideas for breaking systems? I'm new to the building aspect! :)
Go to youtube and search for videos by gadgetjim
You will find a video called scrambler braking system which is basically a wing nut style brake.

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Postby stroudchick » March 18th, 2013, 10:37 am

That helped a lot, thanks so much!!

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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby Beastybob12345 » March 24th, 2013, 11:52 am

Would anyone like to share some of their ideas for breaking systems? I'm new to the building aspect! :)
Go to youtube and search for videos by gadgetjim
You will find a video called scrambler braking system which is basically a wing nut style brake.

good luck
Yea, I used the wing nut style. It works very well. :D But our car went a little slow, so we got 5th at regionals...
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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby mousetrapfury » April 11th, 2013, 1:12 pm

Question: you can use two mousetraps, but you cannot modify the trigger. So, how can you hit both triggers at the same time with a pencil in the vertical position. Food for thought.
you dont need to if they are conected to the same rod it should also set off the other mousetrap

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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby rickyreports » April 21st, 2013, 6:47 pm

how heavy will the dow rod be this is very important to fine tune my device I got 1st at regionals when my mousetrap hit the spot dead on but then I learned how much the wight of the dow matters please help thanks

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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby rickyreports » April 21st, 2013, 6:51 pm

Question: you can use two mousetraps, but you cannot modify the trigger. So, how can you hit both triggers at the same time with a pencil in the vertical position. Food for thought.
you dont need to if they are conected to the same rod it should also set off the other mousetrap
DO NOT PRESS IT VERTICLY THIS IS NOT ALLOWWED

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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby Beastybob12345 » April 22nd, 2013, 8:45 am

Question: you can use two mousetraps, but you cannot modify the trigger. So, how can you hit both triggers at the same time with a pencil in the vertical position. Food for thought.
you dont need to if they are conected to the same rod it should also set off the other mousetrap
DO NOT PRESS IT VERTICLY THIS IS NOT ALLOWWED
Um, you might have got it wrong, you hit hit vertically, you can't hit it horizontally.
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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby Wilplatypus » April 28th, 2013, 8:06 pm

So what are the scores out there ?
Im getting 3.5 seconds so that is 17.5 point and about 5 to 15 cm away from different points.
Total = 22.5 - 32.5
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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby Beastybob12345 » April 29th, 2013, 10:44 am

Is it true that Mousetrap's gonna switch out to Gravity Vehicle next year? I heard from my friend.
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Re: Mousetrap Vehicle B

Postby Robertchan99 » April 29th, 2013, 3:23 pm

Do you have any idea who is running Mousetrap at nationals?


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