Another sophisticated item from our wooden vehicles collection is The Tanker. Based on UGM-11 Truck, the Mechanical Tanker model is equipped with a four-cylinder rubber band engine and features a real-life like transmission that sets The Tanker in “drive”, “reverse” and “neutral” mode. What makes this models unique and exciting is a real TANKER with the opening mechanism! Tanker fits and can carry a standard 8 oz. soda can.
HOW UGEARS TANKER WORKS
To start The Tanker’s engine, set it in “idle mode”. Look under the folding hood for a marvelous display of real-life working machinery: observe the work of four moving pistons mechanism. This model is deliberately designed to have a raw, open look so even the casual observer could appreciate the marvels going on inside.
Weight: 3 lbs
Dimensions: 13 x 7 x 5 in
Estimated time of assembly: 4-8 hours
Number of parts: 594
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Tools and materials: Made of high quality plywood; assembly requires no glue or cutting
Recommended Age: 14+