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I wanted one of these so bad when I was a kid. I did have a couple of these awesome science/engineering type of toys, as well as a load of lego.

The one that stands out in my mind still was a little solar steam "engine". Once heated by the sun would draw water through it with a loud "putt putt putt" sound.

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