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K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set

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K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set -  K'NEX - Toys"R"Us
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Product Description

Build a shocking K'NEX coaster classic just like you remember!! You can build with over 850 all-classic K'NEX parts & pieces including rods, connectors and original tube style track to create this motorized storm that sends the coaster cars and 2 K'NEXmen figures hurtling through over 17 feet of heart-pounding excitement! All K'NEX rods and connectors are made in the USA! Ages 9 plus.

Additional Info

928868

4B249564

744476515872

51587

batteries are required (not included)

8 pounds

22.4 x 15.1 x 6.6

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Average Customer Rating:

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K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set
 
3.8

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Fun (7)
  • Colorful (5)
  • Creative (4)
  • Easy to assemble (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Imaginative play (6)
  • Motor skills development (5)
  • Older children (4)
  • Young children (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (8)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Great K'NEX set

My 10 year old really enjoyed building this roller coaster that we got for him for Christmas. He was able to complete the entire set without issues, but he did struggle a little with...Read complete review

My 10 year old really enjoyed building this roller coaster that we got for him for Christmas. He was able to complete the entire set without issues, but he did struggle a little with the purple tubing part of the track (it's a very tight fit, but necessary for the track). The roller coaster car runs well on the tracks and its pretty sturdy for being so large. The only thing my son didn't like were the two k'nex people that can ride on the roller coaster. They weren't very appealing to look at so he used a small character from another toy to ride on the coaster instead. Overall, great toy!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Good concept difficult delivery

This started out as a great idea, however parental assistance may be required as there are a thousand parts that need to be assembled and your average child may not have the patience! However...Read complete review

This started out as a great idea, however parental assistance may be required as there are a thousand parts that need to be assembled and your average child may not have the patience! However once the project is complete it is fun trying to get it to work properly. It did work but it needs a firm platform to hold all the pieces in the correct position.

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5.0

Full size pieces made this one fantastic!

By nanny

from Massachusetts, United States

Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

This was a gift for an adult who loves the full size pieces so please make more with them.

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4.0

Great Building set make kids use there nogen , !,

By kapuna

from British Columbia, Canada

Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

We bought this set for our Grandson at Christmas ! At first we thought wou I am 75 and my wife helped him build it . It is a great toy and put me back 60 years when we had to use our brain and technical scill to build something , besides Iphones xboxes witch only teaches kids vilances ! The only thing I found wrong is the top needs 2 rollers or the chain smaller to make the chain smother running it is to jerky and that makes the toy cheap in apperceive !

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5.0

My nephew loved it!

By Karen

from Dallas, TX

About Me Parent Of Two Or More Children, Stay At Home Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Colorful
  • Creative
  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Imaginative Play
    • Motor Skills Development
    • Older Children

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    Perfect gift to keep and 8 year old busy

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    Best coaster ever

    By Coasterbuilder123

    from Arlington Heights, IL, United States

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    Got this for my birthday and when done i had some problems but I fix them and got it running

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    5.0

    I lLOVED it

    By Awsometimmie

    from Pittsburgh PA

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Fun
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Imaginative Play
    • Young Children

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    I love that K'nex is going back to the Original Type roller coasters but I don't like how pricy they can get. like this one. it just has a chain lift, a Curve dive and a loop that is it and it is $100. But I do like how smooth it is. And if you are having trouble getting the car over some places, the move the crossties around to where the tube track is tight. Also if the chain is getting stuck, then take it off and go over it to make sure that both of the hooks are on the next chain correctly. One more thing, if the chain keeps acting up then check if all of the chain segments are facing down.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    4.0

    Great Roller Coaster

    By Awsometimmie

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    I Got this for christmas and I liked it a lot! What I liked the most about this product is the Original style of the coaster. I didn't like that if you Made a small mistake on the cross ties, then the coaster wouldn't go through the entire thing. overall Great Product

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    3.0

    Ok

    By Noahrox

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    I bought this a few months ago and it can't get over the turn at the end. I took apart the track and it still had that problem.

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    4.0

    I would buy this product again!

    By Toygirl4life!!!

    from San Jose,CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Colorful
    • Creative
    • Durable
    • Easy To Assemble
    • Fun
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Imaginative Play
    • Motor Skills Development
    • Older Children

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    I built this product based on the instructions.
    It was very clear, and understood it without any hesitations.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    4.0

    cool product so much fun

    By billybob

    from North Aurora, IL, United States

    Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

    I love the bigger size rollercoaster so much more than the smaller versions. This is extremely fun to build and still fun afterwards to make tunnels and stuff if you are like me and have other sets as well. They are also great pieces to add to your collection. I would definitely recommend this product.

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    4.0

    Loads of fun

    By Larry the papi

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Education Oriented, Parent Of Two Or More Children

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Colorful
    • Durable
    • Easy To Assemble
    • Fun
    • Sturdy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Imaginative Play
      • Motor Skills Development
      • Young Children

      Comments about K'NEX Thunderbolt Strike Rollercoaster Building Set:

      Used it for a science olympiad event.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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