BEST SELLERS

FIFTH FORCE: DUCT TAPE!

Nuclear physicists speak of five fundamental forces: weak, strong, electromagnetic, gravity, and duct tape. Sizes and colors of duct tape come and go in the world of surplus –– right now, we have 2" wide by 60 yd. long rolls on 3” cores, all select seconds or better. We offer you a standard grey color.

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2"WIDE X 60 YDS GREY DUCT TAPE

FIFTH FORCE: DUCT TAPE!

Nuclear physicists speak of five fundamental forces: weak, strong, electromagnetic, gravity, and duct tape. Sizes and colors of duct tape come and go in the world of surplus –– right now, we have 2" wide by 60 yd. long rolls on 3” cores, all select seconds or better. We offer you a standard grey color.

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$4.95 EACH

Shear Monsters

These stainless steel tailors' shears are sized halfway between "Edward Scissorhands" and "my grandfather was a cutter in the garment district." At 12" long they're perfect for folks who do a lot of heavy duty snipping or are just tired of wimpy little scissors. And yes, please don't run with them.

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12" LONG TAILORS SHEARS

Shear Monsters

These stainless steel tailors' shears are sized halfway between "Edward Scissorhands" and "my grandfather was a cutter in the garment district." At 12" long they're perfect for folks who do a lot of heavy duty snipping or are just tired of wimpy little scissors. And yes, please don't run with them.

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$9.75 EACH

Got Unreamed Beads?

If your beads need reaming, nothing reams beads like diamond-coated bead reamers. This quartet includes a 5" tapered tip, 3-1/2" conical tip, a 3-1/2" cylinder with a conical tip and a 4" pointed tip, all with color-coded plastic handles, and all ready to meet your most sophisticated bead-reaming needs.

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DIAMOND-COATED BEAD REAMERS

Got Unreamed Beads?

If your beads need reaming, nothing reams beads like diamond-coated bead reamers. This quartet includes a 5" tapered tip, 3-1/2" conical tip, a 3-1/2" cylinder with a conical tip and a 4" pointed tip, all with color-coded plastic handles, and all ready to meet your most sophisticated bead-reaming needs.

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$2.95 EACH

It’s All About The Accessories

What do rotary tools have in common with fashionistas? Yes, it really is all about accessorizing. This set includes (20) shading bands, (10) fiberglass cut-off wheels, (21) assorted grinding stones, (3) polishing wheels, (45) woolen wheels and points, (36) silicone cut-off wheels, (60) sanding discs, (6) brushes, (5) diamond burrs, (8) high-speed steel burrs and drills, (3) mandrels and some polishing paste, all have a 1/8" shaft and come in a dandy wooden case. Case measures approximately 12-3/8" x 5-3/8" x 1-3/4". Check out our best selling rotary tool here.

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227 PIECE ROTARY TOOL ACCESSORY SET

It’s All About The Accessories

What do rotary tools have in common with fashionistas? Yes, it really is all about accessorizing. This set includes (20) shading bands, (10) fiberglass cut-off wheels, (21) assorted grinding stones, (3) polishing wheels, (45) woolen wheels and points, (36) silicone cut-off wheels, (60) sanding discs, (6) brushes, (5) diamond burrs, (8) high-speed steel burrs and drills, (3) mandrels and some polishing paste, all have a 1/8" shaft and come in a dandy wooden case. Case measures approximately 12-3/8" x 5-3/8" x 1-3/4". Check out our best selling rotary tool here.

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$17.50 EACH
$20.95
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Killer Magnet

What is a killer rare earth magnet? Well, once upon a time, a copywriter put this little magnet next to his computer monitor and got really pretty, wavy, aurora-like effects. And then got a new monitor! Don't try this at home. Our shiny, silver-colored 1" x 1" x 1/2" neodymium magnet looks innocent, but is industrial strength, pulling something like 25 lbs with enough strength left over to erase all your credit cards. And wreak havoc with your monitor.

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STRONG RARE EARTH MAGNET

Killer Magnet

What is a killer rare earth magnet? Well, once upon a time, a copywriter put this little magnet next to his computer monitor and got really pretty, wavy, aurora-like effects. And then got a new monitor! Don't try this at home. Our shiny, silver-colored 1" x 1" x 1/2" neodymium magnet looks innocent, but is industrial strength, pulling something like 25 lbs with enough strength left over to erase all your credit cards. And wreak havoc with your monitor.

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$14.50 EACH

Cool Tool

Winner of this week's "What IS That?" award. It's a watch crab, also called a spanner wrench, that's designed to remove the back from watches, lenses from telescopes, and other thin, flat components from whatever they're attached to. Heavy for its size, it's 1" x 2-3/4" x 3/8" thick, with sharp 1/4" prongs projecting from the edge. The prongs move from 2" to 7/16" apart as you spin the knurled nut between them. An impressive tool to flash in front of your brother-in-law. If he doesn't read our catalog, he won't have a clue!

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SPANNER WRENCH STYLE WATCH CRAB TOOL

Cool Tool

Winner of this week's "What IS That?" award. It's a watch crab, also called a spanner wrench, that's designed to remove the back from watches, lenses from telescopes, and other thin, flat components from whatever they're attached to. Heavy for its size, it's 1" x 2-3/4" x 3/8" thick, with sharp 1/4" prongs projecting from the edge. The prongs move from 2" to 7/16" apart as you spin the knurled nut between them. An impressive tool to flash in front of your brother-in-law. If he doesn't read our catalog, he won't have a clue!

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$6.50 EACH

Small But Bitey

Our smallest vise, and arguably our handiest around the house: call it the Jaws of Aluminum. Clamp this small table vise onto a surface up to 3/4" thick and let it be your third hand. The jaws are 1-1/2" wide and open to a maximum of 1-1/4".

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ALUMINUM TABLE VISE

Small But Bitey

Our smallest vise, and arguably our handiest around the house: call it the Jaws of Aluminum. Clamp this small table vise onto a surface up to 3/4" thick and let it be your third hand. The jaws are 1-1/2" wide and open to a maximum of 1-1/4".

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$6.95 EACH
$7.75
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The Other Side Of The Tape

We’ve looked at tape from both sides now, and no matter how we look at it, double-sided tape is better than ice cream castles in the air. Use it for carpet, rugs, signs, posters, photos, displays or whatever else needs staying in place. You pick: 324 feet x 0.70” wide of clear tape from Switzerland; 82 feet x 1” wide of beige tape with wax paper backing; or 164 feet x 1.89” wide of clear tape with wax paper backing.

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1” WIDE X 82' BEIGE DOUBLE-SIDE TAPE

The Other Side Of The Tape

We’ve looked at tape from both sides now, and no matter how we look at it, double-sided tape is better than ice cream castles in the air. Use it for carpet, rugs, signs, posters, photos, displays or whatever else needs staying in place. You pick: 324 feet x 0.70” wide of clear tape from Switzerland; 82 feet x 1” wide of beige tape with wax paper backing; or 164 feet x 1.89” wide of clear tape with wax paper backing.

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$4.50 EACH

Grabbers

Gadgeteers, get out your charge card. This is an instrument you absolutely have to own. It reaches down below sofa cushions, inside piggy banks, into fish tanks, and past a gallbladder. Not simultaneously, of course. The slim stainless steel alligator forceps is 11" long OA, with a 2-1/2" angled handle and an 8-1/2" reach. It has small 5/8" long serrated jaws, delicate but tight, at the very tip! Better buy an extra. We guarantee people are going to "borrow" these if they see them.

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11" STAINLESS STEEL ALLIGATOR FORCEPS

Grabbers

Gadgeteers, get out your charge card. This is an instrument you absolutely have to own. It reaches down below sofa cushions, inside piggy banks, into fish tanks, and past a gallbladder. Not simultaneously, of course. The slim stainless steel alligator forceps is 11" long OA, with a 2-1/2" angled handle and an 8-1/2" reach. It has small 5/8" long serrated jaws, delicate but tight, at the very tip! Better buy an extra. We guarantee people are going to "borrow" these if they see them.

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$14.95 EACH

The Better Rotary Tool

For bigger, or longer, projects, and hands-free operation. This 1/4-hp flex-shaft grinder has a 42" long (counting the chuck) flexible shaft, a keyed chuck that accepts bits up to 5/32", a variable-speed control foot-pedal power switch, and a comfortable 1" dia hand grip. The motor runs 500 to 22,000 rpm, operates on 120VAC, measures 3-1/4" dia x 4" long, and has a sturdy hook to hang it from an over-the-bench shelf. Intermittent duty. Over 25 grinding tool accessories included!

Top off this beautiful tool with our 227 piece accessory set. Click here

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VARIABLE SPEED FLEX SHAFT GRINDER

The Better Rotary Tool

For bigger, or longer, projects, and hands-free operation. This 1/4-hp flex-shaft grinder has a 42" long (counting the chuck) flexible shaft, a keyed chuck that accepts bits up to 5/32", a variable-speed control foot-pedal power switch, and a comfortable 1" dia hand grip. The motor runs 500 to 22,000 rpm, operates on 120VAC, measures 3-1/4" dia x 4" long, and has a sturdy hook to hang it from an over-the-bench shelf. Intermittent duty. Over 25 grinding tool accessories included!

Top off this beautiful tool with our 227 piece accessory set. Click here

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$79.95 EACH

Micro-Vise

It's officially a watch-case holder, and indispensable for jewelers and watch collectors, but it's equally useful for holding anything small and squirrely while you work on it. A pair of 1-3/4" long x 15/16" tall brackets have (4) sets of (6) holes that take (4) movable posts. Spring-loaded jaws dial open to a max of 1".

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WATCH VISE

Micro-Vise

It's officially a watch-case holder, and indispensable for jewelers and watch collectors, but it's equally useful for holding anything small and squirrely while you work on it. A pair of 1-3/4" long x 15/16" tall brackets have (4) sets of (6) holes that take (4) movable posts. Spring-loaded jaws dial open to a max of 1".

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$3.95 EACH

Pipet Droppers

In translucent polypropylene, these measure 6” long with a bulbous top, 2mm dropper point and 0.5ml markings. The package calls these “Prospector’s Choice” and suggests using them to “collect fine gold particles with ease.” Feel free, but we like them for labs and crafts--anywhere that dropper dispensing occurs. Our each is a package of (50). Great for labs, crafts and hobbies.

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2MM PIPET DROPPERS

Pipet Droppers

In translucent polypropylene, these measure 6” long with a bulbous top, 2mm dropper point and 0.5ml markings. The package calls these “Prospector’s Choice” and suggests using them to “collect fine gold particles with ease.” Feel free, but we like them for labs and crafts--anywhere that dropper dispensing occurs. Our each is a package of (50). Great for labs, crafts and hobbies.

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$5.75 EACH

Chuck Keys

How many chucks would a key chuck key if a key chuck could key chucks. A key chuck would key...oh forget it. Buy this (4) headed key chuck and know you will have the right size for most popular chucks on tools from Delta, Black & Decker, Bosch and other manufacturers of portable and smaller stationary tools.

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4-WAY UNIVERSAL DRILL CHUCK KEYS

Chuck Keys

How many chucks would a key chuck key if a key chuck could key chucks. A key chuck would key...oh forget it. Buy this (4) headed key chuck and know you will have the right size for most popular chucks on tools from Delta, Black & Decker, Bosch and other manufacturers of portable and smaller stationary tools.

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$2.75 EACH

Hobby Drill

A really cool mini drill set for your mini projects! The 7-1/4" long aluminum push drill for delicate work comes with (1) 1/16" and (1) 1/32" collet, and (20) bits that fit them. The bits are #61 through #80, some so needle-thin they could add tear ducts to a fashion doll. They come in a mini case marked with the number and size of each bit in mils.

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PUSH DRILL SET

Hobby Drill

A really cool mini drill set for your mini projects! The 7-1/4" long aluminum push drill for delicate work comes with (1) 1/16" and (1) 1/32" collet, and (20) bits that fit them. The bits are #61 through #80, some so needle-thin they could add tear ducts to a fashion doll. They come in a mini case marked with the number and size of each bit in mils.

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$14.65 EACH

Wire-Gauge Drills & Chuck

When you need to drill itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny little-bitty small holes, break out this 20-piece set of wire-gauge drills in diameters from .012" to .037". No, they won't work in a standard collet, but we'll send a micro-chuck with a 1/8" shank along with the drill set. We think of everything!

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20-PC WIRE-GAUGE DRILLS & CHUCK SET

Wire-Gauge Drills & Chuck

When you need to drill itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny little-bitty small holes, break out this 20-piece set of wire-gauge drills in diameters from .012" to .037". No, they won't work in a standard collet, but we'll send a micro-chuck with a 1/8" shank along with the drill set. We think of everything!

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$9.25 EACH

Extremely Intense Flashlight

This 300 Lumen LED light is a mighty mite. Just under 4-1/2" long x 1" dia, you slide the sleeve and the beam zooms from a flood to a don't-stare-into-this focused spot. In black or gun metal anodized aluminum, it's weatherproof and shockproof with a latching button switch and a pocket clip. Depress the button halfway when it's on and it goes into a rapid-flash mode for emergency signaling. Visible for 275 meters. Five hour life with the included 1-"AA" battery and a 110K+ hour bulb life.

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WEATHERPROOF 300 LUMENS BRIGHT LED MIGHTY MITE FLASHLIGHT

Extremely Intense Flashlight

This 300 Lumen LED light is a mighty mite. Just under 4-1/2" long x 1" dia, you slide the sleeve and the beam zooms from a flood to a don't-stare-into-this focused spot. In black or gun metal anodized aluminum, it's weatherproof and shockproof with a latching button switch and a pocket clip. Depress the button halfway when it's on and it goes into a rapid-flash mode for emergency signaling. Visible for 275 meters. Five hour life with the included 1-"AA" battery and a 110K+ hour bulb life.

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$5.00 EACH
$6.95
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Amazing Mighty Mini Light

Call it a gonzo version of our best work-light, this 4-5/8" x 2-1/4" x 1" cigarette-pack-size light has (60) white LEDs in a 3" x 1-1/2" window with a bright mode and a way brighter mode that would blind a turkey vulture, plus (4) more for a standard flashlight mode. Includes a flip-out easel, hook and a disc magnet. Comes with (3) "AAA"s. Manufacturer rates this bad boy at 900 lumens. 

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ULTRA BRIGHT LED LIGHT

Amazing Mighty Mini Light

Call it a gonzo version of our best work-light, this 4-5/8" x 2-1/4" x 1" cigarette-pack-size light has (60) white LEDs in a 3" x 1-1/2" window with a bright mode and a way brighter mode that would blind a turkey vulture, plus (4) more for a standard flashlight mode. Includes a flip-out easel, hook and a disc magnet. Comes with (3) "AAA"s. Manufacturer rates this bad boy at 900 lumens. 

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$6.90 EACH

Mystery Magnet

Beats us, frankly, but this black plastic cover, 1-3/4” x 1-1/2” x 1/4” (not unlike a tiny toilet seat cover) is hiding a really nice 1” dia x 1/8” (think: quarter size) plated neodymium magnet, with at least a 8-lb pull, inside. The mystery is that the cover won’t open unless you break it. The magnet grabs fine in the case or out of it. Tap it on its side with a hammer to crack open the case and reveal nothing but magnet.

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ENCASED NEODYMIUM MAGNET

Mystery Magnet

Beats us, frankly, but this black plastic cover, 1-3/4” x 1-1/2” x 1/4” (not unlike a tiny toilet seat cover) is hiding a really nice 1” dia x 1/8” (think: quarter size) plated neodymium magnet, with at least a 8-lb pull, inside. The mystery is that the cover won’t open unless you break it. The magnet grabs fine in the case or out of it. Tap it on its side with a hammer to crack open the case and reveal nothing but magnet.

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$4.00 PKG (2)
$5.95
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