BEST SELLERS

LAZY SCOTT BEARINGS

Never seemed fair to nail the "lazy" tag so permanently on the "Susans" but that probably has no "bearing" on the issue. Also called turntable bearings, they are the square or circular flat ball bearing devices YOU bolt between two flat objects to achieve rotation. Like that spinning center section of a Chinese restaurant table. We had these in surplus once and they were quite popular. To our chagrin, we discovered they could be bought commercially for the same price. So we did. The 4" version is rated for a 300lb. load and the 12" (round) for 1000lbs.

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LAZY SUSAN TURNTABLE BEARING, 4"

LAZY SCOTT BEARINGS

Never seemed fair to nail the "lazy" tag so permanently on the "Susans" but that probably has no "bearing" on the issue. Also called turntable bearings, they are the square or circular flat ball bearing devices YOU bolt between two flat objects to achieve rotation. Like that spinning center section of a Chinese restaurant table. We had these in surplus once and they were quite popular. To our chagrin, we discovered they could be bought commercially for the same price. So we did. The 4" version is rated for a 300lb. load and the 12" (round) for 1000lbs.

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What’s Really Bright & Collapses?

An exhausted physicist. Also this 3-1/4" dia camping lantern. Stands 5” tall with fold-down handles, but pull up those handles and reveal the super-bright, a whopping 600 lumen COB LED light inside. Turns on when you open it, and has a small compass on top so you can see where you’re going. Measures approx 7” open and will shine for approx (6) hours with a trio of “AA” batteries, which are included. In utilitarian gray ABS plastic.

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COLLAPSIBLE LED LANTERN

What’s Really Bright & Collapses?

An exhausted physicist. Also this 3-1/4" dia camping lantern. Stands 5” tall with fold-down handles, but pull up those handles and reveal the super-bright, a whopping 600 lumen COB LED light inside. Turns on when you open it, and has a small compass on top so you can see where you’re going. Measures approx 7” open and will shine for approx (6) hours with a trio of “AA” batteries, which are included. In utilitarian gray ABS plastic.

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$6.00 EACH
$8.95
-33%

Itsy Bitsy Blue Boxes

For keeping your special itsy bitsy stuff in. The bottoms are sky blue; the tops are clear plastic. They measure 2-1/16” long x 1-3/16" wide x 5/8" deep, with snap-top lids and they’re just as cute as the dickens.

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SMALL PLASTIC SNAP-TOP BOXES

Itsy Bitsy Blue Boxes

For keeping your special itsy bitsy stuff in. The bottoms are sky blue; the tops are clear plastic. They measure 2-1/16” long x 1-3/16" wide x 5/8" deep, with snap-top lids and they’re just as cute as the dickens.

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$3.25 PKG (10)
$3.95
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It's A Snap!

with our best selling electronics kit. Build 100 or more electronic projects from a Reflection Detector to a Simple Salt Water Alarm with Snap Circuits Jr. The Elenco kit, a Dr. Toy Winner, has a grid base and a selection of conductors, resistors, switches, integrated circuits and more, for a total of (30) color-coded snap-in parts. For ages 8 to 108, the easy-to-use components and well-designed instruction manual make this a perfect way to spend some quality time with a bright young child! AWARDS: The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval, Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products, Dr Toy Best Educational Products. Ages 8+. See our full line of Elenco Snap Circuits here!

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AWARD WINNING SNAP CIRCUIT JR KIT

It's A Snap!

with our best selling electronics kit. Build 100 or more electronic projects from a Reflection Detector to a Simple Salt Water Alarm with Snap Circuits Jr. The Elenco kit, a Dr. Toy Winner, has a grid base and a selection of conductors, resistors, switches, integrated circuits and more, for a total of (30) color-coded snap-in parts. For ages 8 to 108, the easy-to-use components and well-designed instruction manual make this a perfect way to spend some quality time with a bright young child! AWARDS: The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval, Dr. Toy 100 Best Children's Products, Dr Toy Best Educational Products. Ages 8+. See our full line of Elenco Snap Circuits here!

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$29.95 EACH

Sunshine In Your Closet

Or garage, or hallway--anywhere that’s wireless in the bad sense. CJ calls this “another retina scorcher” from iZoom® because of the brightness of the COB lights. Fixture measures 3" x 4" x 13/16" in white plastic with a big rocker switch that activates the 1” white COB LED in its center. Powered by (4) “AAA”s, included. Mounts via self-adhesive hook-and-loop pads or the pair of little disc magnets on the back.

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BATTERY OPERATED COB LED LIGHT

Sunshine In Your Closet

Or garage, or hallway--anywhere that’s wireless in the bad sense. CJ calls this “another retina scorcher” from iZoom® because of the brightness of the COB lights. Fixture measures 3" x 4" x 13/16" in white plastic with a big rocker switch that activates the 1” white COB LED in its center. Powered by (4) “AAA”s, included. Mounts via self-adhesive hook-and-loop pads or the pair of little disc magnets on the back.

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$3.25 EACH
$4.50
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Know When To Fold It

Veterans will know this as an entrenching tool, but to everyone else it's a folding camp shovel. Our hardened steel version is 22-1/2" long when open, folds to a measly 9-1/2", and weighs just over 2-1/2 lbs. Blade is 8-1/4" long x 6" wide, serrated on one side. Fits into the light canvas pouch, which you can carry on your belt because you never know when you'll need to dig a hole.

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STEEL FOLDING CAMPING SHOVEL

Know When To Fold It

Veterans will know this as an entrenching tool, but to everyone else it's a folding camp shovel. Our hardened steel version is 22-1/2" long when open, folds to a measly 9-1/2", and weighs just over 2-1/2 lbs. Blade is 8-1/4" long x 6" wide, serrated on one side. Fits into the light canvas pouch, which you can carry on your belt because you never know when you'll need to dig a hole.

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$10.95 EACH

Cordless Extensions

You buy as much cord as you like and make your own extension cords with these male and female electrical connectors. Also use them to replace damaged plugs or sockets. Rated for 15A at 125V, type B. Use with 14AWG wire or thicker. Connectors are 2-5/8" long x 1-1/2" dia at their thickest, with strain reliefs on both at the cable sides.

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ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS

Cordless Extensions

You buy as much cord as you like and make your own extension cords with these male and female electrical connectors. Also use them to replace damaged plugs or sockets. Rated for 15A at 125V, type B. Use with 14AWG wire or thicker. Connectors are 2-5/8" long x 1-1/2" dia at their thickest, with strain reliefs on both at the cable sides.

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$3.95 PKG (2)

GEAR UP

Or gear down-for the science fair or for any number of hobby projects. This hard-to-find set of (3) combination spur/beveled gears-for when you want gears set either straight or at 90° to one another-also has one small spur gear, plus three bushings. All in red, green, or blue plastic (we'll pick). The combo-beveled gears are 1-5/8", 1-1/4" and 27/32" dia with 3/16" bores to accept the bushings, which are 3/16" OD, 3/32" ID. The straight gear is 17/32" dia with a 1/16" half-bore. All are 24 pitch.

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PLASTIC GEAR SET WITH BUSHINGS

GEAR UP

Or gear down-for the science fair or for any number of hobby projects. This hard-to-find set of (3) combination spur/beveled gears-for when you want gears set either straight or at 90° to one another-also has one small spur gear, plus three bushings. All in red, green, or blue plastic (we'll pick). The combo-beveled gears are 1-5/8", 1-1/4" and 27/32" dia with 3/16" bores to accept the bushings, which are 3/16" OD, 3/32" ID. The straight gear is 17/32" dia with a 1/16" half-bore. All are 24 pitch.

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Mobile Army Surgical Kit

Call it a MASK unit. This faux-military “Minor Surgery” kit from Voodoo Tactical® comes in a 7" x 5" x 2-1/2" OD canvas pouch containing: 6” wound probe; 3-1/2” stitch scissors; 3-1/2” tweezers; 5-1/2” bandage scissors; 5” straight and curved forceps; a #3 scalpel handle with disposable blade; pupil flashlight with mm gauge; alcohol pads; antiseptic towelettes; some 5/0 monofilament; and a gram of antibiotic ointment. And remember: reenacting actual combat surgery without a license is still not allowed.

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VOODOO TACTICAL® SURGICAL KIT

Mobile Army Surgical Kit

Call it a MASK unit. This faux-military “Minor Surgery” kit from Voodoo Tactical® comes in a 7" x 5" x 2-1/2" OD canvas pouch containing: 6” wound probe; 3-1/2” stitch scissors; 3-1/2” tweezers; 5-1/2” bandage scissors; 5” straight and curved forceps; a #3 scalpel handle with disposable blade; pupil flashlight with mm gauge; alcohol pads; antiseptic towelettes; some 5/0 monofilament; and a gram of antibiotic ointment. And remember: reenacting actual combat surgery without a license is still not allowed.

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$24.50 EACH

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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$77.95 EACH

THE 8 FOOT BALLOON

If the question is whether to tie a bunch of these giant latex professional weather balloons to a lawn chair, the answer is no. (The balloon bursts at about 82,000 feet anyway.) This is a true high altitude weather balloon, with plenty of fun, nonfatal uses. The cream-colored latex balloon is approx 40" dia when flaccid, you should pardon the expression, but has an 8-foot dia when inflated. The neck is 9" long x 1" dia. Scientists and meteorologists launch balloons to measure atmospheric conditions like wind speed and air pressure for weather forecasting, but clever inventors, teachers and the imaginative filmmaker are warned to launch the balloon carefully. The synthetic rubber material is delicate and not made to survive brushes with pavement, pine branches, or clumsy physics students. Red not available and only available in egg shell/cream color only.

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GIANT LATEX WEATHER BALLOON

THE 8 FOOT BALLOON

If the question is whether to tie a bunch of these giant latex professional weather balloons to a lawn chair, the answer is no. (The balloon bursts at about 82,000 feet anyway.) This is a true high altitude weather balloon, with plenty of fun, nonfatal uses. The cream-colored latex balloon is approx 40" dia when flaccid, you should pardon the expression, but has an 8-foot dia when inflated. The neck is 9" long x 1" dia. Scientists and meteorologists launch balloons to measure atmospheric conditions like wind speed and air pressure for weather forecasting, but clever inventors, teachers and the imaginative filmmaker are warned to launch the balloon carefully. The synthetic rubber material is delicate and not made to survive brushes with pavement, pine branches, or clumsy physics students. Red not available and only available in egg shell/cream color only.

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$19.50 EACH
$22.95
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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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$8.25 EACH

You Got Cable?

Chain down the deck furniture or tie up the pooch with this 7 x 7 strand galvanized steel PVC-coated aircraft cable (1/16" dia, 3/32" dia with the coating). Rated for a 95-lb workload, our each is a 500 foot, neatly spooled length. Buy it by the reel and you get the reel for nothing. Please Note:

Your entire order will ship standard ground when purchasing this item. Contact us for expedited shipping information. Thanks!

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PVC COATED AIRCRAFT CABLE 500 FOOT SPOOL

You Got Cable?

Chain down the deck furniture or tie up the pooch with this 7 x 7 strand galvanized steel PVC-coated aircraft cable (1/16" dia, 3/32" dia with the coating). Rated for a 95-lb workload, our each is a 500 foot, neatly spooled length. Buy it by the reel and you get the reel for nothing. Please Note:

Your entire order will ship standard ground when purchasing this item. Contact us for expedited shipping information. Thanks!

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$39.00 PKG (500)
$49.50
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Ultra Petri Dish

A great find: sterile plastic petri dishes, 90mm dia x 15mm deep, with a loose fitting lid. Great for growing cultures for your science fair experiments, as individual pancake storage cases or for mixing paint. Our each is (25) dishes and lids in a sealed, sterile package.

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STERILE PLASTIC 90MM PETRI DISHES

Ultra Petri Dish

A great find: sterile plastic petri dishes, 90mm dia x 15mm deep, with a loose fitting lid. Great for growing cultures for your science fair experiments, as individual pancake storage cases or for mixing paint. Our each is (25) dishes and lids in a sealed, sterile package.

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$9.80 EACH

Neatness Counts

Neatness definitely counts. Even in wiring. Especially in wiring. End those electrical mare's nests with this 6-position barrier strip, rated for up to 30A at 600V. Comes with a clear plastic cover with access to the screw terminals and measures 3-5/8" x 1-1/4" x 5/8" with a 5/16" mounting hole at each end. Terminals are in pairs.

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BARRIER STRIP

Neatness Counts

Neatness definitely counts. Even in wiring. Especially in wiring. End those electrical mare's nests with this 6-position barrier strip, rated for up to 30A at 600V. Comes with a clear plastic cover with access to the screw terminals and measures 3-5/8" x 1-1/4" x 5/8" with a 5/16" mounting hole at each end. Terminals are in pairs.

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$4.75 PKG (2)
$5.25
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Light My Fire

C'mon baby, light someone's fire with this magnesium and flint fire-starter kit. The 3" steel hack-saw-type blade and a 3-1/8" x 3/8" x 1-1/8" hunk of magnesium, with a rod of flint embedded in one long side, are on a keychain for carrying but are easily removed from it. With the serrated edge of the blade, shave some Mg into a small pile of tinder. Strike the flint with the opposite edge to spark the tinder-Mg's interest, and you're Prometheus.

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FLINT FIRE STARTER

Light My Fire

C'mon baby, light someone's fire with this magnesium and flint fire-starter kit. The 3" steel hack-saw-type blade and a 3-1/8" x 3/8" x 1-1/8" hunk of magnesium, with a rod of flint embedded in one long side, are on a keychain for carrying but are easily removed from it. With the serrated edge of the blade, shave some Mg into a small pile of tinder. Strike the flint with the opposite edge to spark the tinder-Mg's interest, and you're Prometheus.

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$5.85 EACH

Lensatic Compass

How to shoot an azimuth for fun and profit: Get the ultimate direction finder, a lensatic compass. It has a 2-1/8" dia face marked in 5-degree increments, a 1/4" dia sight lens, 9/16" dia bubble level, and a 1-1/2" sight with crosshairs. Measures 3-1/4" x 2-1/2" x 1-1/8" when folded and comes with an 18" long cord and an olive drab belt pouch. For instructions, go to www.armystudyguide.com, click on "prep for basic" then "land navigation," then click on "determine a magnetic azimuth using a lensatic compass." Piece o' cake.

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LENSATIC COMPASS

Lensatic Compass

How to shoot an azimuth for fun and profit: Get the ultimate direction finder, a lensatic compass. It has a 2-1/8" dia face marked in 5-degree increments, a 1/4" dia sight lens, 9/16" dia bubble level, and a 1-1/2" sight with crosshairs. Measures 3-1/4" x 2-1/2" x 1-1/8" when folded and comes with an 18" long cord and an olive drab belt pouch. For instructions, go to www.armystudyguide.com, click on "prep for basic" then "land navigation," then click on "determine a magnetic azimuth using a lensatic compass." Piece o' cake.

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$14.95 EACH

Son Of A Drill Press

This mini version has all of the big guy's abilities on a slightly reduced scale. The bench-top drill press measures approx 15" tall overall on a 6-1/2" x 9" x 1" cast-iron base with a 1-5/16" dia x 11-5/8" tall column. Max working distance is approx 7-1/2". Chuck opens to 5/16", with a spindle travel of 1". It's 120VAC, and has (3) speed ranges, of 5,500, 6,500, and 8,500 rpm. Includes (2) Allen wrenches, chuck key, and, believe it or not, an instruction booklet that is easy to understand.

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MINI COMPACT BENCH-TOP DRILL PRESS

Son Of A Drill Press

This mini version has all of the big guy's abilities on a slightly reduced scale. The bench-top drill press measures approx 15" tall overall on a 6-1/2" x 9" x 1" cast-iron base with a 1-5/16" dia x 11-5/8" tall column. Max working distance is approx 7-1/2". Chuck opens to 5/16", with a spindle travel of 1". It's 120VAC, and has (3) speed ranges, of 5,500, 6,500, and 8,500 rpm. Includes (2) Allen wrenches, chuck key, and, believe it or not, an instruction booklet that is easy to understand.

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$89.95 EACH

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