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CLIP LEAD SET

Ten electrical leads with an alligator clip on each end. Each lead is about 20" long, not counting the 'gators. Vinyl coated 20-22 ga. wire with a vinyl cover over each clip. They come in an assortment of five colors with two leads in each color. The manufacturer calls them heavy duty but we would restrict them to the light currents and low voltages you will be using in your home experiments. Our each is a set of (10).

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ALLIGATOR CLIP LEADS 3 PACK SAVINGS

CLIP LEAD SET

Ten electrical leads with an alligator clip on each end. Each lead is about 20" long, not counting the 'gators. Vinyl coated 20-22 ga. wire with a vinyl cover over each clip. They come in an assortment of five colors with two leads in each color. The manufacturer calls them heavy duty but we would restrict them to the light currents and low voltages you will be using in your home experiments. Our each is a set of (10).

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$10.95 PKG (3)

E-5.5 lamp

Itty bitty Edison style 1/4 Watt lamp with a 3/16"/5mm screw base. (type E5 or E5.5) 1/2" long overall it needs 160ma @ 2.5 V. It has a clear glass envelope that collimates the light at the end for greater intensity when viewed end on. Typically priced around a buck a each. Great for science fair projects. model railroading or anywhere tiny light is required.

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T1-3/4 LENS-END E5.5 SCREWBASE 2.5 VOLT BULB

E-5.5 lamp

Itty bitty Edison style 1/4 Watt lamp with a 3/16"/5mm screw base. (type E5 or E5.5) 1/2" long overall it needs 160ma @ 2.5 V. It has a clear glass envelope that collimates the light at the end for greater intensity when viewed end on. Typically priced around a buck a each. Great for science fair projects. model railroading or anywhere tiny light is required.

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$3.25 PKG (15)

For Strapping Fellows

These just in, special for military strap aficionados. Right angle olive-drab canvas strap. The wide part measures 17" x 2" and is sewn onto  a U-shaped steel clip with a 13-1/2" long x 1" strap mounted at right angles to it. Both straps have steel ends with (2) 3/16" holes. Quite useful for something, we're sure.

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OLIVE-DRAB CANVAS STRAPS

For Strapping Fellows

These just in, special for military strap aficionados. Right angle olive-drab canvas strap. The wide part measures 17" x 2" and is sewn onto  a U-shaped steel clip with a 13-1/2" long x 1" strap mounted at right angles to it. Both straps have steel ends with (2) 3/16" holes. Quite useful for something, we're sure.

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$2.00 PKG (5)
$3.25
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The Unmoist Towelette

The world has enough moist towelettes, if you ask us. Instead, try this dry and super-compressed reusable cotton towelette. Starts life as a pocket/purse-friendly 2-3/8” dia x 3/4” thick disk, but add water and the PopUp Towel grows to a jumbo 22” x 12”, large enough to scrub up a good-sized third grader.

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REUSABLE COMPRESSED COTTON POP UP TOWELS

The Unmoist Towelette

The world has enough moist towelettes, if you ask us. Instead, try this dry and super-compressed reusable cotton towelette. Starts life as a pocket/purse-friendly 2-3/8” dia x 3/4” thick disk, but add water and the PopUp Towel grows to a jumbo 22” x 12”, large enough to scrub up a good-sized third grader.

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$4.95 PKG (5)

Shrinking Vialets

Vials is a much nicer name than little skinny bottles, doncha think? These amber glass vials are 5/8" dia with a 5/16" ID and come with a gasketed black plastic screw cap. You pick the short one, at 1-1/2" tall and holding 2ml (0.135 oz) or the tall boy, 2-1/2" tall, holding 8ml (0.27 oz).

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2ML AMBER GLASS VIAL

Shrinking Vialets

Vials is a much nicer name than little skinny bottles, doncha think? These amber glass vials are 5/8" dia with a 5/16" ID and come with a gasketed black plastic screw cap. You pick the short one, at 1-1/2" tall and holding 2ml (0.135 oz) or the tall boy, 2-1/2" tall, holding 8ml (0.27 oz).

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$3.50 PKG (10)

Just A Moment…

These little PC-mount SPDT momentary switches from Omron® are rated for up to 0.1A at either 125VAC or 30VDC. Measures 3/4" x 1/4" x 1/4" with a 1-1/4" lever. UL/CSA.

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OMRON® 125VAC SPDT MOMENTARY SWITCH

Just A Moment…

These little PC-mount SPDT momentary switches from Omron® are rated for up to 0.1A at either 125VAC or 30VDC. Measures 3/4" x 1/4" x 1/4" with a 1-1/4" lever. UL/CSA.

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$3.50 PKG (6)

Science Project Motor & Gearbox

Great for roboticists, too. It's a mighty-mite, this little 6VDC 45 RPM motor with a right-angle gearbox. Draws 13mA, no load, and stalls at 120mA. Output is through (2) double-flattened 1/4" dia x 3/16" long shafts on opposite sides of the white plastic housing, both with 1/16" dia center holes. Measures 1-7/8" x 7/8" overall. Gear ratio is 228:1.

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45 RPM GEAR MOTOR

Science Project Motor & Gearbox

Great for roboticists, too. It's a mighty-mite, this little 6VDC 45 RPM motor with a right-angle gearbox. Draws 13mA, no load, and stalls at 120mA. Output is through (2) double-flattened 1/4" dia x 3/16" long shafts on opposite sides of the white plastic housing, both with 1/16" dia center holes. Measures 1-7/8" x 7/8" overall. Gear ratio is 228:1.

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$7.50 EACH

The Original Air B&B

One story, one entrance. Small perch-porch. Our pine birdhouse kit comes with glue, paint (red, yellow, blue and white), and a chain to hang it with. Just under 5” tall when finished with a 1-1/8” ID front door. Only approx 2/3 of a square foot of living space, but birds like cozy.

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BIRDHOUSE KIT

The Original Air B&B

One story, one entrance. Small perch-porch. Our pine birdhouse kit comes with glue, paint (red, yellow, blue and white), and a chain to hang it with. Just under 5” tall when finished with a 1-1/8” ID front door. Only approx 2/3 of a square foot of living space, but birds like cozy.

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$11.95 EACH

Like To Play For Big Stakes?

Really big stake. Circus tent size, or serious tree tie-down. Measure 20" long in heavy duty orange plastic with vicious cross-barbs and a 2-3/8” dia x 1-1/2” head with a side clip and 1” bore for thick ropes. Stand it on its head and it looks like a Romulon model holiday tree. Also good for driving through the heart of a plastic vampire.

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20” LARGE PLASTIC STAKE

Like To Play For Big Stakes?

Really big stake. Circus tent size, or serious tree tie-down. Measure 20" long in heavy duty orange plastic with vicious cross-barbs and a 2-3/8” dia x 1-1/2” head with a side clip and 1” bore for thick ropes. Stand it on its head and it looks like a Romulon model holiday tree. Also good for driving through the heart of a plastic vampire.

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$8.50 EACH

Big and Rechargeable

Here's a brand new selection of sealed lead-acid rechargeable batteries, for when you're pushing something a little bigger than a penlight. All batteries are all direct from the manufacturer with current date codes. All of them have (2) 3/16" wide quick-disconnect terminals on top. Click on battery description for a photo.

 

 

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12 VOLT * 8AH * UB1280 * 5-15/16" x 3-11/16" x 2-9/16" NEW

Big and Rechargeable

Here's a brand new selection of sealed lead-acid rechargeable batteries, for when you're pushing something a little bigger than a penlight. All batteries are all direct from the manufacturer with current date codes. All of them have (2) 3/16" wide quick-disconnect terminals on top. Click on battery description for a photo.

 

 

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Capacitor Quartet

These 0.1uF ceramic capacitors have potted radial leads of stranded wire and are rated for up to 250V. Measuring 1-1/2" x 1/2", these are older-type capacitors and are probably more for point-to-point wiring, not PCB mounting.

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0.1UF 250V CAPACITORS

Capacitor Quartet

These 0.1uF ceramic capacitors have potted radial leads of stranded wire and are rated for up to 250V. Measuring 1-1/2" x 1/2", these are older-type capacitors and are probably more for point-to-point wiring, not PCB mounting.

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$3.25 PKG (4)

Fearless Pouch

It will take a person of some sartorial presence to carry this, but if a man’s (or woman’s) reach does not exceed his (or her) grasp, then what’s a heaven for? (Don’t write to complain--call Robert Browning.) In vinyl, in a take-no-prisoners floral print, this pouch/purse is 6-1/2" x 4-5/8" with a gold-tone retro snap closure. The question is: do you have the confidence to carry it?

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FLORAL SNAP-CLOSURE POUCH

Fearless Pouch

It will take a person of some sartorial presence to carry this, but if a man’s (or woman’s) reach does not exceed his (or her) grasp, then what’s a heaven for? (Don’t write to complain--call Robert Browning.) In vinyl, in a take-no-prisoners floral print, this pouch/purse is 6-1/2" x 4-5/8" with a gold-tone retro snap closure. The question is: do you have the confidence to carry it?

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$3.95 PKG (2)

PAPER-PUNCHER PARADISE

Our assortment of Paper Shapers are little thumb-punches for crafters, scrapbookers, artists and teachers everywhere. They're 2-1/2" long and they punch out shapes approx 3/4" across. You pick from a staggering array that includes a splash, patchwork, California, Idaho, tug-of-war, a zipper, a mountain range and more.

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PAPER SHAPERS IDAHO PAPER PUNCH

PAPER-PUNCHER PARADISE

Our assortment of Paper Shapers are little thumb-punches for crafters, scrapbookers, artists and teachers everywhere. They're 2-1/2" long and they punch out shapes approx 3/4" across. You pick from a staggering array that includes a splash, patchwork, California, Idaho, tug-of-war, a zipper, a mountain range and more.

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$0.65 EACH
$1.25
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Electronic Cornucopia

Our 17-section case of over 200 electronic components will make anybody who owns a soldering gun happy as an electric clam. You get 1/4W resistor 10-1M Ohm, trimpots 500-1M Ohm, 50V disc capacitors 2.2-680pF, 100V mylar capacitors from .001-.33uF, electrolytic 50V capacitors from 1-1000uF, LEDs in (4) colors plus a 7-segment display, inductors 10-33mH, a 5V relay, bridge rectifier, (7) different diodes, (6) different transistors, (13) different ICs, a photocell, hook-up wire, (5) different switches, a mic element, 9V snap, 8-Ohm speaker , buzzer and a set of alligator-clip leads. From Elenco®.

 Detailed specifications:

Resistors:   1/4W - (5 each) in Ohms: 10, 100, 470, 1K, 2.2K, 4.7K, 8.2K, 10K, 

       18K, 27K, 47K, 82K, 100K, 220K, 330K, 470K, 1M.

Electrolytic Capacitors:  50V Radial - (2 each) 1µF, 4.7µF, 10µF, 47µF, 100µF, 470µF, 1000µF

Mylar Capacitors:  100V Radial - (2 each)  .001µF, .0047µF, .01µF, .047µF, .1µF, .33µF

Ceramic Disc Capacitors: 500V - (2 each) 2.2pF, 4.7pF, 10pF, 1pF, 22pF, 47pF, 100pF, 220pF, 470pF, 680pF

Inductors: (1 each) 4.7µH, 10µH, 47µH, 100µH, 470µH, 1mH, 10mH, 33mH

Trimpots: Single turn - (1 each) 500 ohm, 1K ohm, 5K ohm, 50K ohm, 100K ohm, 500K ohm, 1M ohm

 

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ELENCO® ELECTRONICS COMPONENT KIT WITH CASE

Electronic Cornucopia

Our 17-section case of over 200 electronic components will make anybody who owns a soldering gun happy as an electric clam. You get 1/4W resistor 10-1M Ohm, trimpots 500-1M Ohm, 50V disc capacitors 2.2-680pF, 100V mylar capacitors from .001-.33uF, electrolytic 50V capacitors from 1-1000uF, LEDs in (4) colors plus a 7-segment display, inductors 10-33mH, a 5V relay, bridge rectifier, (7) different diodes, (6) different transistors, (13) different ICs, a photocell, hook-up wire, (5) different switches, a mic element, 9V snap, 8-Ohm speaker , buzzer and a set of alligator-clip leads. From Elenco®.

 Detailed specifications:

Resistors:   1/4W - (5 each) in Ohms: 10, 100, 470, 1K, 2.2K, 4.7K, 8.2K, 10K, 

       18K, 27K, 47K, 82K, 100K, 220K, 330K, 470K, 1M.

Electrolytic Capacitors:  50V Radial - (2 each) 1µF, 4.7µF, 10µF, 47µF, 100µF, 470µF, 1000µF

Mylar Capacitors:  100V Radial - (2 each)  .001µF, .0047µF, .01µF, .047µF, .1µF, .33µF

Ceramic Disc Capacitors: 500V - (2 each) 2.2pF, 4.7pF, 10pF, 1pF, 22pF, 47pF, 100pF, 220pF, 470pF, 680pF

Inductors: (1 each) 4.7µH, 10µH, 47µH, 100µH, 470µH, 1mH, 10mH, 33mH

Trimpots: Single turn - (1 each) 500 ohm, 1K ohm, 5K ohm, 50K ohm, 100K ohm, 500K ohm, 1M ohm

 

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$64.95 EACH

Round Top, Square Bottom

Doesn’t happen much, but it’s a subtle transition. This thick-walled clear glass bottle stands 8-3/8” tall and holds 8 oz (230ml, about). Measures 1-7/8” square at the bottom and rounds up to shoulder about 1-1/2” below the black-plastic, gasketed screw cap.

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UNIQUE GLASS BOTTLE WITH SCREWCAP

Round Top, Square Bottom

Doesn’t happen much, but it’s a subtle transition. This thick-walled clear glass bottle stands 8-3/8” tall and holds 8 oz (230ml, about). Measures 1-7/8” square at the bottom and rounds up to shoulder about 1-1/2” below the black-plastic, gasketed screw cap.

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$7.95 PKG (6)

You'll Be Left Brushless

This 3-phase brushless 12VDC motor from Nidec draws 2.5A max through the red and black leads with what we think are coil taps, and Hall effect outputs through the other (4) leads. Measures 36mm (1.4") dia x 40mm (1.6") long with a 4mm (0.16") dia x 19mm (0.75") shaft with a removable cam. Includes a spec sheet.

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12VDC BRUSHLESS MOTOR

You'll Be Left Brushless

This 3-phase brushless 12VDC motor from Nidec draws 2.5A max through the red and black leads with what we think are coil taps, and Hall effect outputs through the other (4) leads. Measures 36mm (1.4") dia x 40mm (1.6") long with a 4mm (0.16") dia x 19mm (0.75") shaft with a removable cam. Includes a spec sheet.

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$3.95 EACH

Feeling A Little Flashy?

Not a metaphor, but actual light-up ribbons, like on packages or outfits. You'll get 8-1/2 feet of 1-1/2" wide ribbon with (26) tiny LEDs embedded inside--that's one approx every 4". Power is from a little 2-3/4" x 1-1/4" x 3/4" plastic control box that you put (2) "AA" batteries in and stick it in your pocket or some other discreet spot when you're all beribboned for a party. (Has steady-on or flashing modes, depending on how festive you want to be.) You get (2) different ribbons in green, white or red with gold accents. Also nice on packages or as room decoration.

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BATTERY OPERATED LED RIBBONS

Feeling A Little Flashy?

Not a metaphor, but actual light-up ribbons, like on packages or outfits. You'll get 8-1/2 feet of 1-1/2" wide ribbon with (26) tiny LEDs embedded inside--that's one approx every 4". Power is from a little 2-3/4" x 1-1/4" x 3/4" plastic control box that you put (2) "AA" batteries in and stick it in your pocket or some other discreet spot when you're all beribboned for a party. (Has steady-on or flashing modes, depending on how festive you want to be.) You get (2) different ribbons in green, white or red with gold accents. Also nice on packages or as room decoration.

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$8.95 PKG (2)

Be With You In A Moment

These momentary SPST push-button switches are normally open and measure 11/16" dia x just over 3/16" thick and have a 15/32" shaft with a steel lock-washer & nut plus a pair of 1/8" solder terminals on the bottom. Rated 3A at 125VAC or 1A at 250VAC. You pick red, green or yellow.

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GREEN PUSHBUTTON SWITCH

Be With You In A Moment

These momentary SPST push-button switches are normally open and measure 11/16" dia x just over 3/16" thick and have a 15/32" shaft with a steel lock-washer & nut plus a pair of 1/8" solder terminals on the bottom. Rated 3A at 125VAC or 1A at 250VAC. You pick red, green or yellow.

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$3.25 PKG (3)

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