ADULT & KID TOYS

Robots 101—The Hands-On Approach

A big sturdy carrying case holds the Erector™ company's Meccano™ Intro to Robotics and Engineering set. Includes real electronic components like a micro servo, infrared sensor, high-torque motor, BLE smart control, and hundreds of parts and tools to bring robotic creations to life. Includes (1) maker tool and (2) real tools, (12) blueprints, detailed instructions and (375) total pieces. This is an education, not a toy.

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MECCANO ROBOTICS AND ENGINEERING ERECTOR SET

Robots 101—The Hands-On Approach

A big sturdy carrying case holds the Erector™ company's Meccano™ Intro to Robotics and Engineering set. Includes real electronic components like a micro servo, infrared sensor, high-torque motor, BLE smart control, and hundreds of parts and tools to bring robotic creations to life. Includes (1) maker tool and (2) real tools, (12) blueprints, detailed instructions and (375) total pieces. This is an education, not a toy.

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$54.95 EACH
$64.95
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Liquid Velcro®

Not just hooking-and-looping anymore, Velcro® brand now makes adhesive for plastics. Our each is a 1-oz tube for porous and non-porous materials, including PVC, plastics, rubber and leather. Permanent and fast-drying, they say.

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MULTI-USE VELCRO GLUE 1 OZ TUBE

Liquid Velcro®

Not just hooking-and-looping anymore, Velcro® brand now makes adhesive for plastics. Our each is a 1-oz tube for porous and non-porous materials, including PVC, plastics, rubber and leather. Permanent and fast-drying, they say.

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$2.95 EACH

MUST HAVE AS&S ACCESSORY!

Jarvis says you need this! Kitchen conversions are easy with this 3" x 4" deluxe American Science & Surplus fridge magnet that lists everything from a tablespoon to a cup with the equivalent in ounces, tablespoons, teaspoons, milliliters and fractions of a cup. If your kids already have fridges of their own, you can buy extra magnets for them - unless they were the only kids on the block who knew how many ounces were in a cup. Kitchen Fun.

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MARVELOUS MEASURE MAGNET

MUST HAVE AS&S ACCESSORY!

Jarvis says you need this! Kitchen conversions are easy with this 3" x 4" deluxe American Science & Surplus fridge magnet that lists everything from a tablespoon to a cup with the equivalent in ounces, tablespoons, teaspoons, milliliters and fractions of a cup. If your kids already have fridges of their own, you can buy extra magnets for them - unless they were the only kids on the block who knew how many ounces were in a cup. Kitchen Fun.

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$0.75 EACH

We’ll Give You A Ring Sometime Next Week…

…but only if you buy one today. This 10” diameter LED ring light from Farpoint® provides even, 360-degree illumination so you won’t end up with unflattering shadows or mustard-colored skin during video conferences, live streams and selfie-snaps. It’s like a 450-lumen halo you can put anywhere you like. Use the 1/4"-20 threaded socket to mount it on the included 7-1/2” tripod or 360° locking ball head with quick-change landscape-to-portrait slot. Also has an adjustable phone holder in the middle, which also makes it great for applying makeup. Plugs into a standard USB port via the 6-foot cable, and the in-line control switch lets you select between (10) brightness levels and (3) color temperature modes. If selfies and video aren’t your thing, the light is also great for product photography, which is what we use ours for, among other things.

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FARPOINT LED RING LIGHT WITH TRIPOD AND PHONE HOLDER

We’ll Give You A Ring Sometime Next Week…

…but only if you buy one today. This 10” diameter LED ring light from Farpoint® provides even, 360-degree illumination so you won’t end up with unflattering shadows or mustard-colored skin during video conferences, live streams and selfie-snaps. It’s like a 450-lumen halo you can put anywhere you like. Use the 1/4"-20 threaded socket to mount it on the included 7-1/2” tripod or 360° locking ball head with quick-change landscape-to-portrait slot. Also has an adjustable phone holder in the middle, which also makes it great for applying makeup. Plugs into a standard USB port via the 6-foot cable, and the in-line control switch lets you select between (10) brightness levels and (3) color temperature modes. If selfies and video aren’t your thing, the light is also great for product photography, which is what we use ours for, among other things.

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$13.25 EACH

Cow Skin By The Pound

Leather scraps, very assorted. Each 2-lb sack will net you some small pieces and a few larger pieces, from 4" x 12" down to 6" x 2", more or less and give or take, in odd shapes. (If your lucky maybe even one long piece) Think coin purses and bracelets, not belts. Maybe a jacket for a hipster rabbit. Colors are all over the place, from light and dark browns to reds, whites, maroons and more. You get approx (2) pounds total. Have fun and send us pictures of what you made. Call for larger bulkier pricing. 

Jarvis Says: Our Pkg (2) is one bag weighing Approx. 2 LBS.



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2 LBS ASSORTED REAL LEATHER SCRAPS

Cow Skin By The Pound

Leather scraps, very assorted. Each 2-lb sack will net you some small pieces and a few larger pieces, from 4" x 12" down to 6" x 2", more or less and give or take, in odd shapes. (If your lucky maybe even one long piece) Think coin purses and bracelets, not belts. Maybe a jacket for a hipster rabbit. Colors are all over the place, from light and dark browns to reds, whites, maroons and more. You get approx (2) pounds total. Have fun and send us pictures of what you made. Call for larger bulkier pricing. 

Jarvis Says: Our Pkg (2) is one bag weighing Approx. 2 LBS.



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$6.50 PKG (2)
$7.50
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BUILD IT, DOWNLOAD IT, PLAY IT, CODE IT!

His name is Tobbie II, and although he stands only about 6-7/8” tall, he does sport (6) actual feet, which is why he has such an agile, 360-degree, free-rotation body. You build him yourself (easy-peasy if you’re over 10) and program him on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Comes out of the box pre-programmed with Assembly Checker and Program #1, so the fun starts right away. Use him as a light tracker or thermometer, or to play rock-paper-scissors or bowling, or as a notice board, calculator or compass, or as a pet who will follow you. He’ll do other things, too. Includes a 36-page manual, and all you add is a quartet of “AAA” batteries and some common hand tools.

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TOBBIE II DIY CODING ROBOT KIT

BUILD IT, DOWNLOAD IT, PLAY IT, CODE IT!

His name is Tobbie II, and although he stands only about 6-7/8” tall, he does sport (6) actual feet, which is why he has such an agile, 360-degree, free-rotation body. You build him yourself (easy-peasy if you’re over 10) and program him on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Comes out of the box pre-programmed with Assembly Checker and Program #1, so the fun starts right away. Use him as a light tracker or thermometer, or to play rock-paper-scissors or bowling, or as a notice board, calculator or compass, or as a pet who will follow you. He’ll do other things, too. Includes a 36-page manual, and all you add is a quartet of “AAA” batteries and some common hand tools.

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$79.95 EACH

A Working Wonder

If we had a category just for customers who lust after Jules Verne inventions and elegant gadgetry, this would be in it. The wonderful brass sundial, a reproduction of an antique, is approx 3" dia x 11/16" thick overall, and actually works! A latitudinal gauge lets you tilt the engraved dial to the correct angle for your location, and a bubble and three leveling feet allow the 1-1/2" dia lock-down compass to point in the precise direction. And if you never took it out into the sunshine, you'd still love it for the look and logic of it.

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BRASS SUNDIAL

A Working Wonder

If we had a category just for customers who lust after Jules Verne inventions and elegant gadgetry, this would be in it. The wonderful brass sundial, a reproduction of an antique, is approx 3" dia x 11/16" thick overall, and actually works! A latitudinal gauge lets you tilt the engraved dial to the correct angle for your location, and a bubble and three leveling feet allow the 1-1/2" dia lock-down compass to point in the precise direction. And if you never took it out into the sunshine, you'd still love it for the look and logic of it.

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$29.95 EACH

Knife And A Half

This buckish knife from Alpha Outpost is a heavy-duty—and weighty—single-blade pocket knife. Hang it at your side, but you might want to use the built-in belt clip so it doesn’t drag down your jeans. This is a solid piece, understand? Measure 8” long open, 4-3/4” closed with a 3-3/4” locking blade that’s 1” across at its widest. Handle is a wood-and-metal combination, and it’s got a hole to hang keys from.

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ALPHA OUTPOST 8” POCKET KNIFE

Knife And A Half

This buckish knife from Alpha Outpost is a heavy-duty—and weighty—single-blade pocket knife. Hang it at your side, but you might want to use the built-in belt clip so it doesn’t drag down your jeans. This is a solid piece, understand? Measure 8” long open, 4-3/4” closed with a 3-3/4” locking blade that’s 1” across at its widest. Handle is a wood-and-metal combination, and it’s got a hole to hang keys from.

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$9.50 EACH

Take A Knee

You OK? We thought we heard something when you stood up just now. We feel your pain. And we know you’re trapped—exercising in place, and in pain. Try this wrap-around Optima Dual ROM (range of motion) knee brace, with lateral support and a polycentric hinge that adjusts for flexion and extension. One size fits most, and provides stability and support with a comfortable latex strap. Measures 12” for less bulk.

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KNEE SUPPORT BRACE

Take A Knee

You OK? We thought we heard something when you stood up just now. We feel your pain. And we know you’re trapped—exercising in place, and in pain. Try this wrap-around Optima Dual ROM (range of motion) knee brace, with lateral support and a polycentric hinge that adjusts for flexion and extension. One size fits most, and provides stability and support with a comfortable latex strap. Measures 12” for less bulk.

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$10.95 EACH

Rubber Chicken With Report

This goldenesque rubber chicken can talk! Actually, squawk. Known as the Shrilling Chicken, it’s 11” long, in chicken-skin goldish color, complete with goose bumps, a squish me tag and don't forget the gaping mouth. Squeeze it for hours of humorous, attention-grabbing squawks. Work it into your stand-up routine or sneak it into parties. You’re hilarious!



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GOLDEN SHRILLING RUBBER CHICKEN

Rubber Chicken With Report

This goldenesque rubber chicken can talk! Actually, squawk. Known as the Shrilling Chicken, it’s 11” long, in chicken-skin goldish color, complete with goose bumps, a squish me tag and don't forget the gaping mouth. Squeeze it for hours of humorous, attention-grabbing squawks. Work it into your stand-up routine or sneak it into parties. You’re hilarious!



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$6.95 EACH

Move Your Butt

These brand-spanking new 12VDC motors are made to move automobile seats but are willing to change. They spin at approx 190 rpm, draw 1.5A no load, and stall at approx 25A. Threaded shaft is at a right angle and is 4-1/8" x 7/16". Shaft thread is non-standard, so treat it as a smooth shaft and mount pulley or gear with a setscrew. Measures 5-5/8" x 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" overall, not counting the shaft, and has power terminals opposite the gearbox with (2) 1/4" mounting holes opposite the shaft. If you're looking for a power supply, we've got one. Just snip the plug of this regulated switching power supply and wire it up. 

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CAR SEAT 12VDC GEAR MOTOR

Move Your Butt

These brand-spanking new 12VDC motors are made to move automobile seats but are willing to change. They spin at approx 190 rpm, draw 1.5A no load, and stall at approx 25A. Threaded shaft is at a right angle and is 4-1/8" x 7/16". Shaft thread is non-standard, so treat it as a smooth shaft and mount pulley or gear with a setscrew. Measures 5-5/8" x 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" overall, not counting the shaft, and has power terminals opposite the gearbox with (2) 1/4" mounting holes opposite the shaft. If you're looking for a power supply, we've got one. Just snip the plug of this regulated switching power supply and wire it up. 

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$14.75 EACH

Need An Extra Hand With That?

How about three extra hands? This multi-purpose workstation tool has a large 3X, 3-1/2" dia LED-lighted magnifier on a 10" gooseneck (you add 4 "AA" batteries), a soldering-iron stand, cleaning sponge plus steel wool, a canister of flux paste, a pair of  alligator clips with ball-socket mounts on the ends of a 4" rod  plus an extra hand with a third alligator clip on a 10" gooseneck. It all weighs in at a stable 3+ lbs and has a 7-1/4" x 6-3/4" base so you won't need fourth hand to hold it upright.

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LED MAGNIFYING WORK STAND WITH THIRD HAND

Need An Extra Hand With That?

How about three extra hands? This multi-purpose workstation tool has a large 3X, 3-1/2" dia LED-lighted magnifier on a 10" gooseneck (you add 4 "AA" batteries), a soldering-iron stand, cleaning sponge plus steel wool, a canister of flux paste, a pair of  alligator clips with ball-socket mounts on the ends of a 4" rod  plus an extra hand with a third alligator clip on a 10" gooseneck. It all weighs in at a stable 3+ lbs and has a 7-1/4" x 6-3/4" base so you won't need fourth hand to hold it upright.

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$39.95 EACH

Smart Charger

Smart device super charging center! Power or charge upto 10 USB devices with this (10)-USB port, 105W/21A, super charging station from UNITEK. Has (8) 2.4Amp outputs and (2) 1Amp. Each unit uses UNITEK aBC1.2 technology with overheating, overcharge and short-circuit protection built in, plus an integrated fan to keep things cool. Works with smart phones and tablets or any other device that requires 5 volt USB outputs. Measures 6-7/8" x 5-1/16" x 1-7/8" and has scratch/vibration-resistant feet. Ideal for schools, libraries, offices and any place where people wander around looking for USB jacks. From Unitek®.

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UNITEK 10-PORT CHARGING STATION

Smart Charger

Smart device super charging center! Power or charge upto 10 USB devices with this (10)-USB port, 105W/21A, super charging station from UNITEK. Has (8) 2.4Amp outputs and (2) 1Amp. Each unit uses UNITEK aBC1.2 technology with overheating, overcharge and short-circuit protection built in, plus an integrated fan to keep things cool. Works with smart phones and tablets or any other device that requires 5 volt USB outputs. Measures 6-7/8" x 5-1/16" x 1-7/8" and has scratch/vibration-resistant feet. Ideal for schools, libraries, offices and any place where people wander around looking for USB jacks. From Unitek®.

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$24.50 EACH
$29.50
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The Chubby Cheek Czech Look

From the Czech Republic army, this is a version of our favorite style of gas mask, with filters that mount on both cheeks. It's an M10M and perfect for extraterrestrial spaceperson costumes. In gray/green rubber, which could be a tad discolored, or not. Hugs your head with (6) adjustable elastic straps, and comes with a pair of spare lenses and a pair of filter cartridges. Caveat surplusser: not for breathing toxic gas, Czech or otherwise, but for costuming or collecting only.

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CZECH MILITARY M10 GAS MASK

The Chubby Cheek Czech Look

From the Czech Republic army, this is a version of our favorite style of gas mask, with filters that mount on both cheeks. It's an M10M and perfect for extraterrestrial spaceperson costumes. In gray/green rubber, which could be a tad discolored, or not. Hugs your head with (6) adjustable elastic straps, and comes with a pair of spare lenses and a pair of filter cartridges. Caveat surplusser: not for breathing toxic gas, Czech or otherwise, but for costuming or collecting only.

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$29.50 EACH

Articulated Robotic Arm Kit

It doesn't get much cooler in the robotic-arm-kit game. The assembled STEM educational arm is 15" tall x 9" long x approx 3-1/2" wide. It's 2-pronged hand opens to 1-3/4", lifts up to 3.5 oz (100g), swings 120 degrees at the wrist, pivots 300 degrees at the elbow, and sits on a base that swings 180 degrees up and down and rotates 270 degrees, like, well, an arm. Controlled by (5) 2-axis joy-sticks and powered by (4) D-Cell batteries that you provide. Includes a hand-mounted search light and over-torque and gear-breakage alarms, which is more than your arm has. Requires a diagonal cutter and Philips screwdriver for assembly of its 200+ pieces and is made for ages 12 and up.

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ROBOT ARM KIT

Articulated Robotic Arm Kit

It doesn't get much cooler in the robotic-arm-kit game. The assembled STEM educational arm is 15" tall x 9" long x approx 3-1/2" wide. It's 2-pronged hand opens to 1-3/4", lifts up to 3.5 oz (100g), swings 120 degrees at the wrist, pivots 300 degrees at the elbow, and sits on a base that swings 180 degrees up and down and rotates 270 degrees, like, well, an arm. Controlled by (5) 2-axis joy-sticks and powered by (4) D-Cell batteries that you provide. Includes a hand-mounted search light and over-torque and gear-breakage alarms, which is more than your arm has. Requires a diagonal cutter and Philips screwdriver for assembly of its 200+ pieces and is made for ages 12 and up.

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$52.95 EACH
$55.75
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Greenhouse In A Box

This nifty botanic lab kit from Engino® will appeal to budding (pardon our punning) botanists and youngsters with a mechanical bent. Has (4) projects, including a 14-1/2” x 9-1/2” x 13-1/2” clear plastic greenhouse with a gear-driven window, a pseudo-ox-driven plow, and a cube. Comes with (2) germination trays, a dozen small pots, and a 42-page manual. Mates with other Engino® parts. Made in Cypress, which makes for a nice change, we think. Ages 8-16.

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ENGINO® BOTANIC LAB KIT

Greenhouse In A Box

This nifty botanic lab kit from Engino® will appeal to budding (pardon our punning) botanists and youngsters with a mechanical bent. Has (4) projects, including a 14-1/2” x 9-1/2” x 13-1/2” clear plastic greenhouse with a gear-driven window, a pseudo-ox-driven plow, and a cube. Comes with (2) germination trays, a dozen small pots, and a 42-page manual. Mates with other Engino® parts. Made in Cypress, which makes for a nice change, we think. Ages 8-16.

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$49.95 EACH

To Every Thing, Turn, Turn, Turn

And a rotary tool for every turning. This is our compactest compact set of rotary tool accessories, all in a carrying case that you can actually carry. Includes a staggering (276) pieces with standard 1/8” shanks, including a plethora of polishing wheels, a bunch of belts, brushes and burrs, a gaggle of grindstones, and a ton of tips, plus flap-wheels, collets, mandrels and a wrench. All of them are in a 7" square x 4-1/2" case with a clear lid and a lazy susan for your tool-selecting convenience.
See more of our hobby tool selection here!


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276-PIECE ROTARY TOOL SET

To Every Thing, Turn, Turn, Turn

And a rotary tool for every turning. This is our compactest compact set of rotary tool accessories, all in a carrying case that you can actually carry. Includes a staggering (276) pieces with standard 1/8” shanks, including a plethora of polishing wheels, a bunch of belts, brushes and burrs, a gaggle of grindstones, and a ton of tips, plus flap-wheels, collets, mandrels and a wrench. All of them are in a 7" square x 4-1/2" case with a clear lid and a lazy susan for your tool-selecting convenience.
See more of our hobby tool selection here!


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$34.75 EACH

U Up For Ugears?

UGears® is the model company that specializes is wooden steampunk versions of otherwise simple objects, perfect for perfectionist painstakers who revel in constructing complicated kits. (You know who you are.) In this case, you pick: the (43) piece Steampunk Clock, a beautiful collection of gears, lacy ornament, flowers, stars and a moon that you make into an imitation clock approx 2" x 3" x 5" when done; or the Wheel Organizer, the world's most delightfully complicated desktop pencil and pen holder. The (51) parts include wheels, gears and slots that deliver the pencil of choice when you turn the big ship-like wheel. Finished model will be 4-1/3" x 3-1/2" x 3-2/3". No glue or special tools needed, and you can paint or stain them if you like.

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UGEARS WHEEL ORGANIZER WOODEN MODEL KIT

U Up For Ugears?

UGears® is the model company that specializes is wooden steampunk versions of otherwise simple objects, perfect for perfectionist painstakers who revel in constructing complicated kits. (You know who you are.) In this case, you pick: the (43) piece Steampunk Clock, a beautiful collection of gears, lacy ornament, flowers, stars and a moon that you make into an imitation clock approx 2" x 3" x 5" when done; or the Wheel Organizer, the world's most delightfully complicated desktop pencil and pen holder. The (51) parts include wheels, gears and slots that deliver the pencil of choice when you turn the big ship-like wheel. Finished model will be 4-1/3" x 3-1/2" x 3-2/3". No glue or special tools needed, and you can paint or stain them if you like.

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