This remote-control tarantula scurries across flat surfaces like an actual arachnid, moving forwards, backwards, and rotates 360°. It has a hairy exterior, similar to the urticating hairs that cover a tarantula's abdomen and serve as defense mechanisms against predators, and the spider's eight legs move independently and the eyes light up, allowing you to frighten unsuspecting arachnophobes day or night. Remote requires two AA batteries and tarantula requires two AAA batteries. Ages 6 and up. The manufacturer has confirmed that this item meets U.S. Federal toy safety standards for lead. 1" H x 6" L. (12 oz.)
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It is a thriller
from San Jose
For my grand kids
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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from Northern VA
I am returning it because it does not run on carpets and is slow on hard surfaced floors.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Hammacher Schlemmer Response: Thank you for sharing your recent experience. The remote-control tarantula scurries across flat surfaces only. If a product ever fails to meet your high standards, please do not hesitate to return it under our Lifetime Guarantee. Our customer service team is available 24 hours a day at 1-800-321-1484 to assist you.
from Long Island, NY
My 7 year old nephew will love it!!!
from long island,n.y.
bought this for my nephew for christmas, it looks so real. he will be able to scare his sisters with this.
excellent little fuzzy and mobile spide
from south texas
lots of fun
Won't move at times
from KendaliaTexas, texas
Use it as a pet toy
Neat gift for a young inquisitive mind
By Aunt Sue
from Jupiter, FL
The Radio control features teach hand/eye coordination and the ability to hide while scaring the unsuspecting.Product arrived intact and promptly.
The kids love the spider.
from Endicott, NY
The product is great> Kids can't stop playing with it.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
remote control tarantulaharry carry
By harry carry
from Spokane, Wash.
durable, fun, and most of all, scarey to the unassming and unexpecting.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Spider does not work!
By Never again
from Greenville, IN
The spider is larger than expected. The "eyes" light up but otherwise nothing worked. The legs moved a little but in only moved about an inch then stopped. The motor was loud and way too noisey. I replaced the batteries twice, moved it to smoother surfaces, made sure there was not radio signal noise - nothing worked. The color is solid black an looks nothing like a tarantula. It is junk and I will be sending it back!
Hammacher Schlemmer Response: At Hammacher Schlemmer, our goal is for you to be delighted with our products and our service. However, it is clear that this item fell far short of your expectations and for this you have our sincere apologies. Please remember that we back our merchandise with a lifetime guarantee. Should you ever find that an item doesn’t perform to your satisfaction, our customer service team is available 24 hours a day at 1-800-321-1484 to assist you with returning it.
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