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Salt Water Powered Motorcycle Electronic Kit

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About this product

Overview

  • Make a moving salt water powered motorcycle and rider
  • Build a motorcycle complete with rider and power it from just a few drops of salt water
  • Learn about alternative fuels

Product overview

• Make a moving salt water powered motorcycle and rider
• Build a motorcycle complete with rider and power it from just a few drops of salt water
• Learn about alternative fuels
• Have fun creating this kit out of 66 parts
• Suitable for ages 10+
• No batteries require as it creates its own power

What can I make with this kit?
Build your bike and watch it go with this cool salt water powered motorbike kit. Have fun building you motorbike with 66 parts including cams and swing arms to give this bike flexibility for straight, left and right turns and sweeping ‘S’ turns. Suitable for ages 10 and over with adult supervision. The kit (21-753) clicks together with no need for batteries, glue or soldering. However, a crosshead and slotted screwdriver and diagonal cutters (recommended Order Code A20QW )) may be helpful.


What can I learn from this kit?
Have fun learning about alternative clean energy with this cool salt water powered motorbike. Salt water fuel cells create power by using a chemical reaction between a magnesium strip and oxygen. The salt water is a catalyst for the reaction. Add salt and water in a 1:5 ratio for the most efficient mix, experiment and see how the salt level in the water effects the bike. Place four or five drops of salt water on the fabric and watch the car go for up to 15 minutes. Spare fuel cells are available -Order Code N43DQ.

The materials used are environmentally friendly with no toxic substances or chemicals used.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful If you like building model kits then this is great. Its too tricky for a 4 -8 year old but for anyone older it will be great. The instructions are very good, just make sure you follow them. Once complete it goes very well, I was not expecting just how good it is. Overall a very nice model for you to male with your child and he will be happy.
Date published: 2015-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superbly engineered, can't believe the value My 7 year old built this and only needed slight help with the electronics. It needs an adult to help, but I can't believe how well the pieces snap together. I fully expected to need glue but it all just clips together. We did have a snag on the rear wheel, tolerances are right and the rubber tad was snagging the frame, but once trimmed it ran far better than expected. I can't believe two little pieces of metal and some salt water can produce that much power!
Date published: 2017-03-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great but fiddly My son loves it but it was very difficult for him to wire it. It took a staggering 6 rebuild before it worked as something was fouling the gears when assembled. Never found out what it was and every now and then it happens again. I find it frustrating but my son just carries on playing with it he does not seem to mind. He loves the style and speed of it.
Date published: 2017-01-03
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Specification

Specifications
Number of included parts 66
Number of models that can be made 1
What can be made? motorcycle toy
Computer system requirements N/A
Age group, if specified 10
Power supply requirements salt water
Dimensions 160 mm x 58.6 mm x 55.4 mm

Is there anywhere I can get a replacement part? My son has lost one of the p6 pieces.

Asked by: Sherilee
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. You could try the manufactures website.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-12-28

Does this come with one power cell? If so how many uses would you get from it?

Asked by: Sssaann
The kit comes with one fuel cell only, unfortunately I cannot specify how long this will last.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-03-30
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