My son had his 3rd birthday party on Saturday. I had gotten him several sets of toy power tools and a plastic toolbox, etc. As a fabulous compliment to it, his aunt and uncle got him a ToyState Take-A-Part dumptruck. It comes with a "power screwdriver" tool that takes out large, plastic screws and drives them back in so the child can take apart the truck and put it back together again. The idea is superb and the kids all (ages 2-11) had a great time playing with it (as well as the other tools) at the party.
Today (4 days later), one of the screws broke in half. I can understand if it was a rough and rowdy kid who was a notorious toy-breaker, but this is the kid who is very methodical and careful with his toys. He likes to clean up. He insists on using toys the way they were meant to be used. I did some in depth online searching for replacement parts and they just don't exist. I'd pay for a bag of extra screws to have around in case they get lost or something.
My review now stands as this: As I mentioned, this is a great, crowd pleasing toy full of imagination and staying power. All three of my kids (ages 3, 5 and 11) and both of my nephews (ages 2 and 3) adore it. I'm going to keep a close eye on the durability of the screws, but please know that on the chance that one breaks, the manufacturer has great service and are willing to replace the broken piece. I cannot be happier with my experience with them.