BEST SELLERS

Arachnophiliac Special

You like spiders? This motorized arachnid model runs on salt water, which activates its magnesium fuel cell. Probably best if you don’t tell your mother. Finished model will be approx 4” long and wide, and will run for about 15 minutes per filling. You’ll get (3) replacement magnesium sheets, each of which will get you about 5-7 hours of spider operation (additional sheets available online). Includes a 20-page manual, and is designed for ages 8+.

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MOTORIZED SPIDER KIT

Arachnophiliac Special

You like spiders? This motorized arachnid model runs on salt water, which activates its magnesium fuel cell. Probably best if you don’t tell your mother. Finished model will be approx 4” long and wide, and will run for about 15 minutes per filling. You’ll get (3) replacement magnesium sheets, each of which will get you about 5-7 hours of spider operation (additional sheets available online). Includes a 20-page manual, and is designed for ages 8+.

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$19.95 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

Save The Lenses

These 3” long cricket-shaped clips are made to slide onto your car visor and open up to hold your glasses without scratching the plastic lenses they told you were scratch-proof but really aren’t. Inside has foam pads so they won’t even scratch your temples. We’ll pick a pair in black, red, blue or fuchsia. Could also hold a pencil if you don’t have sunglasses. Made for a large chain store and sold for $5.99 each, but we’ve got ’em for a fraction of that. Surplus!

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CAR VISOR EYEGLASS HOLDERS

Save The Lenses

These 3” long cricket-shaped clips are made to slide onto your car visor and open up to hold your glasses without scratching the plastic lenses they told you were scratch-proof but really aren’t. Inside has foam pads so they won’t even scratch your temples. We’ll pick a pair in black, red, blue or fuchsia. Could also hold a pencil if you don’t have sunglasses. Made for a large chain store and sold for $5.99 each, but we’ve got ’em for a fraction of that. Surplus!

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$3.25 PKG (2)
$3.95
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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 PATCHWORK 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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LEDS-R-US

Our each is a pack of (10) common cathode 5mm dia red/green/blue LEDs. Clear lens, 20mA rated for 100K hour life. 3V supply will work for all. You also get 100 Ohm and 510 Ohm resistors to step down 5 and 12VDC respectively. Luminous intensity is 4,000 mcd.

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MULTI-COLORED LED 10-PACK

LEDS-R-US

Our each is a pack of (10) common cathode 5mm dia red/green/blue LEDs. Clear lens, 20mA rated for 100K hour life. 3V supply will work for all. You also get 100 Ohm and 510 Ohm resistors to step down 5 and 12VDC respectively. Luminous intensity is 4,000 mcd.

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$7.95 EACH

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)

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)

Thumbwheel Compass

Good quality precision compass from Helix®. Measures 4-1/4" long and opens to a maximum of 2-1/8". Includes (3) spare 2mm leads and a spare locking wheel for leads on account of people losing them all the time.

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HELIX® DRAFTING COMPASS

Thumbwheel Compass

Good quality precision compass from Helix®. Measures 4-1/4" long and opens to a maximum of 2-1/8". Includes (3) spare 2mm leads and a spare locking wheel for leads on account of people losing them all the time.

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$7.95 EACH

Eight Bots, No Waiting

From Engino®, this 180-piece robotics teaching kit includes instructions for building (8) robots (4 included; 4 online) using their ERP (Engino® Robotics Platform) software for control, with pre-recorded and manual programming. Includes (2) 23-page manuals to get you started, plus (2) motors, (2) infrared sensors, a controller, interface cables and a slew of snap-together parts and pieces. Works with Windows Vista, XP, 7, 8 and 10, but not Mac. You add a trio of “AAA”s. Designed for teaching ages 8-16+.

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ENGINO® ROBOTICS TEACHING KIT

Eight Bots, No Waiting

From Engino®, this 180-piece robotics teaching kit includes instructions for building (8) robots (4 included; 4 online) using their ERP (Engino® Robotics Platform) software for control, with pre-recorded and manual programming. Includes (2) 23-page manuals to get you started, plus (2) motors, (2) infrared sensors, a controller, interface cables and a slew of snap-together parts and pieces. Works with Windows Vista, XP, 7, 8 and 10, but not Mac. You add a trio of “AAA”s. Designed for teaching ages 8-16+.

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$124.50 EACH
$129.00
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Delicate Sandwich Packaging

No, not for your lunch. Paul in Purchasing called these “extremely very much extra-interesting.” These containers are from Ade, Inc. (an electronics packaging company) and are made to sandwich sensitive or delicate items between two sheets of flexible polyurethane film inside a clear plastic clamshell with a latch and (4) clasps to seal it. We think they’d be great for 3-D items, and to preserve your collectibles. Inside surface measures a 3” x 4” oval; outside case is a 3-1/2” x 4-1/2” x 1-1/2”+ rectangle.

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FLEXIBLE POLYURETHANE CLAMSHELL PACKAGING

Delicate Sandwich Packaging

No, not for your lunch. Paul in Purchasing called these “extremely very much extra-interesting.” These containers are from Ade, Inc. (an electronics packaging company) and are made to sandwich sensitive or delicate items between two sheets of flexible polyurethane film inside a clear plastic clamshell with a latch and (4) clasps to seal it. We think they’d be great for 3-D items, and to preserve your collectibles. Inside surface measures a 3” x 4” oval; outside case is a 3-1/2” x 4-1/2” x 1-1/2”+ rectangle.

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$5.95 PKG (2)

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

Oh, My Little Solder Boy

Little solder girls also welcome, of course. Teach a kid to solder with this AmeriKit® Learn to Solder Kit from Elenco®. The kit will result in a working two-tone and flashing Euro siren, and comes with a 25W soldering iron, a speaker, dual LEDs, 4” side cutters and a spool of lead-free rosin-core solder. Includes detailed instructions for ages 12+.

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BEGINNER SOLDERING INSTRUCTIONAL KIT

Oh, My Little Solder Boy

Little solder girls also welcome, of course. Teach a kid to solder with this AmeriKit® Learn to Solder Kit from Elenco®. The kit will result in a working two-tone and flashing Euro siren, and comes with a 25W soldering iron, a speaker, dual LEDs, 4” side cutters and a spool of lead-free rosin-core solder. Includes detailed instructions for ages 12+.

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$16.95 EACH

Heat Sink Compound

You get a 10ml syringe of white silicone heat sink compound for use as a thermal coupling for electronics. High conductivity, low bleed and stable at high temperatures. Perfect for you electronic tinkerers out there with a sinking feeling.

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HEAT SINK SILICONE COMPOUND

Heat Sink Compound

You get a 10ml syringe of white silicone heat sink compound for use as a thermal coupling for electronics. High conductivity, low bleed and stable at high temperatures. Perfect for you electronic tinkerers out there with a sinking feeling.

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$3.95 EACH

Pillow Blocks

These pillow block bearings have 13-gauge steel mounting straps, 4" long x 1-1/8" with 5/16" x 5/8" mounting slots, and a sintered iron ball unit measuring 1-11/16" dia with either a 5/8” ID or 1” ID brass sleeve. The 5/8” ID one has an oil cup on the top; the 1” dia version has a grease fitting in the same place.

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1” PILLOW BLOCK BEARING

Pillow Blocks

These pillow block bearings have 13-gauge steel mounting straps, 4" long x 1-1/8" with 5/16" x 5/8" mounting slots, and a sintered iron ball unit measuring 1-11/16" dia with either a 5/8” ID or 1” ID brass sleeve. The 5/8” ID one has an oil cup on the top; the 1” dia version has a grease fitting in the same place.

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SKATEBOARD BUSHED?

That's what these nylon bushings were made for, but they're suitable for anything that could use a little bushing. Our middle-sized measures 15/16" dia x 15/32" thick with a 3/8" bore and a slight taper.

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MEDIUM SKATEBOARD BUSHING

SKATEBOARD BUSHED?

That's what these nylon bushings were made for, but they're suitable for anything that could use a little bushing. Our middle-sized measures 15/16" dia x 15/32" thick with a 3/8" bore and a slight taper.

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$3.25 PKG (25)

Rockers

These panel-mount SPST rocker switches have a switch on one side and a blank face next to it. Rated for up to 10A at 125V and 6A at 250V. Measure 7/8" x 15/16" with snap clips for mounting, a 1-3/16" spacer and quick-disconnect terminals.

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SINGLE ROCKER SWITCH

Rockers

These panel-mount SPST rocker switches have a switch on one side and a blank face next to it. Rated for up to 10A at 125V and 6A at 250V. Measure 7/8" x 15/16" with snap clips for mounting, a 1-3/16" spacer and quick-disconnect terminals.

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$3.25 PKG (3)

Spiffy Tats

Be the girl with the gold tattoo without making your mother crazy. These gold (and silver) temporary tattoos are approx 8” long x 1/4” to 7/8” wide in various snazzy patterns, including golden feathers, chevrons and Egyptian-like designs; and silver animal-ish prints, waves and linking diamonds. Just moisten to apply. Great for wrapping around wrists, ankles, fingers and arms--or maybe necks, doubled up. Will last several days, so they’re good for more than one party. Remove them with baby oil when you’re going back to work.

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TEMPORARY TATTOOS

Spiffy Tats

Be the girl with the gold tattoo without making your mother crazy. These gold (and silver) temporary tattoos are approx 8” long x 1/4” to 7/8” wide in various snazzy patterns, including golden feathers, chevrons and Egyptian-like designs; and silver animal-ish prints, waves and linking diamonds. Just moisten to apply. Great for wrapping around wrists, ankles, fingers and arms--or maybe necks, doubled up. Will last several days, so they’re good for more than one party. Remove them with baby oil when you’re going back to work.

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$2.95 PKG (2)

Erasable Tape

You can write on duct tape, but try to change your mind later and see what happens. We recommend these 12-foot x 1-7/8” wide rolls of dark gray chalkboard tape, which you can write on with, you guessed it, chalk; or the 12-foot rolls of the more modern dry-erase tape, which we’ll pick for you in either white or day-glo orange.

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ASSORTED COLORED DRY ERASE TAPE

Erasable Tape

You can write on duct tape, but try to change your mind later and see what happens. We recommend these 12-foot x 1-7/8” wide rolls of dark gray chalkboard tape, which you can write on with, you guessed it, chalk; or the 12-foot rolls of the more modern dry-erase tape, which we’ll pick for you in either white or day-glo orange.

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$3.95 PKG (2)

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