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Strawbees Hovercraft

World's Fastest* Recycled Toy

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Rating

8.8

About the Project

The Strawbees modular Hovercraft kit is the ultimate toy and science experience that hovers across land and sea at over 25 miles per hour (~40 km/h). Create your own spectacular design and race with your friends and family! One is fun, two are great, and four on a tricky track that you have built is the most fun thing you can do!

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  • Founder: James Chen
  • Company: Strawbees
  • Goal: $70,000.00
  • Entry Level Price: $129.00
  • Campaign Ended On: July 16, 2017
  • Delivery Date: December 2017

"About the Project" and "Claims" content are taken from the campagin as is.

Reality Check

  • Claim:

    Hovers (moves) at 25mph

  • Reality:

    The build, mechanics, and technology all add up to allow the potential for a solid build to reach speeds of 25 mph.

  • Claim:

    Design your own hovercraft and learn about science and engineering

  • Reality:

    With an existing record of creating successful toys, Strawbees provides an option for a toy to provide creativity paired with engineering for a young mind.

  • Claim:

    World's Fastest* Recycled Toy

  • Reality:

    The asterisk is identified with this statement: "Waste-to-race-time-ratio, re-usability, mod-ability, speed The reality of this is the claim lands in a tough to tangibly prove category.

Bottom Line

Strawbees is a historically proven team that has a few successful campaigns under their belt. The technology, design, and function all add up to introduce a potentially great toy for young minds to investigate, interact with, and utilize.

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