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Old 08-18-2013, 02:36 AM
Location: midwest
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I built one of these in grade school and it was very educational but it had nothing to do with school.

Revell Visible V8 model 9.wmv


It had an electric motor in the starter back then and light bulbs for spark plugs controlled by a distributor. It looks like cheap junk now.

Schools should have models that can be taken apart and rebuilt again and again.

But now there is this:

EveryCircuit by Igor Vytyaz

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics (2006) by Stan Gibilisco
teach yourself electricity and electronics

Would have loved that in 7th grade.

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