Dive into the secretive world of conspiracy, cryptography, and espionage with the intriguing UGears Combination Lock model kit. If you love uncovering secrets, stashing hidden treasure, or figuring out how things work then you'll love the cryptic Ugears Lock model.
Did you know the first combination lock may have been invented in ancient Athens as early as 100 BC? The design was then updated in 1206 by the legendary engineer Al-Jazari, and again in 1841 by J.B. Gray. People have been using locks to protect their secrets for millennia, and for just as long as they've been using them they've been tinkering with them. Today, you can join the ranks of those historical tinkerers and learn all about the intricacies of combination lock systems by putting one together yourself!
Using real life mechanical principles and designs, this sophisticated model provides a first-hand look into the inner workings of a combination lock. See how each piece works together as you put them in their proper place. Uncover the mystery of lock-work and become the master of secrets - both keeping and finding them.
A customizable 3-digit system allows you to craft over 1000 number combinations. Challenge your friends, family, or classroom to crack the code! Learn and teach yourself and others about combination theorem to figure out the three numbers from scratch or hide clues in an exciting secret agent scavenger hunt.
What secrets will you hide with the help of your mechanical combination lock puzzle? The model consists of two parts, a lock and a small storage compartment. Stash your hidden treasure in the compartment to keep it safe from others or to motivate would-be codebreakers with the promise of a prize. For personal use, the compartment can hide keys, cash, or other small items. The model even has a convenient eyelet for easy fixture to a backpack, purse, or other bag.
The UGears Lock model can be used as an educational tool for kids or a fun project for adults. Model kits can help with the development of logical thinking, enhance attention and concentration skills, and help build a habit of attention to detail. The learning even continues after the model is finished! Teach mathematics, methodical thinking, and codebreaking by challenging kids to decode the customizable 3-digit combination code and then reward them by hiding goodies in the storage compartment.
The model is constructed from 34 eco-friendly wooden pieces which can be assembled in under 3 hours. The model required no messy glue and no cumbersome tools to assemble, making for a hassle-free construction with the help of the detailed step-by-step instructions included. This easy, lightweight, fully self-contained kit is the perfect gift for tinkerers, learners, and secret-keepers of any age.Model size: 3.8 x 2.6 x 3.9
Package size: 14.6 x 6.7 x 1.2 in
Number of parts: 34
Assembly Time: 1.5 hours
Recommended Age: 14+
Kit weight: 0.8 lb