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Toy Train In A Tin Can

More fun than a canned ham, this flip-top storage tin has a train set inside, with a plastic steam engine, tender, boxcar and caboose, as well as a 12-piece track that forms a 10" x 22" oval. You add a "AA" battery and you're the engineer. 

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BATTERY OPERATED TRAIN IN A CAN

Toy Train In A Tin Can

More fun than a canned ham, this flip-top storage tin has a train set inside, with a plastic steam engine, tender, boxcar and caboose, as well as a 12-piece track that forms a 10" x 22" oval. You add a "AA" battery and you're the engineer. 

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$9.50 EACH
$10.50
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Shine A Brighter Light

Turn your garage into Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca with this easy-to-install adjustable three-arm ceiling/task light that shines a stunning 6,000 lumens into garages, workshops, closets and storerooms. A total of (144) cool-white SMD LEDs—(48) in each of the arms—swivel 90 degrees to illuminate corners, crannies and projects. Screws into standard light sockets and requires no tools or wiring. Measures 11” x 3-3/4”, has an estimated 50,000-hour lifetime. Please note, these do not work with dimmers. ETL Certified. Better hurry—the AS&S staff are throwing away their regular light bulbs and buying these up like lobster tacos. As a bonus, it looks like a ceiling fan in a place like Rick’s Cafe Americain. If we can’t have Paris, at least we’ll always have surplus.

These sell out fast, so get yours today!

Not available for expedited shipping.



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6000-LUMEN GARAGE & CEILING LIGHT

Shine A Brighter Light

Turn your garage into Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca with this easy-to-install adjustable three-arm ceiling/task light that shines a stunning 6,000 lumens into garages, workshops, closets and storerooms. A total of (144) cool-white SMD LEDs—(48) in each of the arms—swivel 90 degrees to illuminate corners, crannies and projects. Screws into standard light sockets and requires no tools or wiring. Measures 11” x 3-3/4”, has an estimated 50,000-hour lifetime. Please note, these do not work with dimmers. ETL Certified. Better hurry—the AS&S staff are throwing away their regular light bulbs and buying these up like lobster tacos. As a bonus, it looks like a ceiling fan in a place like Rick’s Cafe Americain. If we can’t have Paris, at least we’ll always have surplus.

These sell out fast, so get yours today!

Not available for expedited shipping.



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$24.50 EACH

Loops For Nails

Get a grip on your nail clip. These 3” long nail clippers have finger and thumb loops built into the arms. Called EZ-Grip, they're much easier for anyone to hang onto, period—but they’re also extra-good for anyone with arthritic hands or other grip issues. When you’re done clipping, they fold back down for storage, just like standard clippers do.

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EZ-GRIP 3” LONG NAIL CLIPPERS

Loops For Nails

Get a grip on your nail clip. These 3” long nail clippers have finger and thumb loops built into the arms. Called EZ-Grip, they're much easier for anyone to hang onto, period—but they’re also extra-good for anyone with arthritic hands or other grip issues. When you’re done clipping, they fold back down for storage, just like standard clippers do.

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$2.95 EACH

RESISTANCE IS NOT FUTILE

But don't even try to resist the bargain price on this home exercise set designed so that the time you spend hunkered down at home will result in your emerging looking just like those guys in at the gym--six-packs, eight-packs, 12-packs from head to foot. Made for any physique level from 98-lb weakling to Mr. Galaxy, the set includes (5) resistance bands in an array of colors and strengths: Yellow--6 to 8 lbs; Green--8 to 10 lbs; Red--11 to 13 lbs; Blue--15 to 18 lbs; Black--20 to 22 lbs. Use them alone or stack them up to reach 70 lbs or any other combination, and improve your arithmetic skills at the same time. Comes with a door anchor, cushioned handles and a carrying case.

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RESISTANCE EXERCISE BAND SET

RESISTANCE IS NOT FUTILE

But don't even try to resist the bargain price on this home exercise set designed so that the time you spend hunkered down at home will result in your emerging looking just like those guys in at the gym--six-packs, eight-packs, 12-packs from head to foot. Made for any physique level from 98-lb weakling to Mr. Galaxy, the set includes (5) resistance bands in an array of colors and strengths: Yellow--6 to 8 lbs; Green--8 to 10 lbs; Red--11 to 13 lbs; Blue--15 to 18 lbs; Black--20 to 22 lbs. Use them alone or stack them up to reach 70 lbs or any other combination, and improve your arithmetic skills at the same time. Comes with a door anchor, cushioned handles and a carrying case.

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$8.95 EACH
$12.50
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Making The Fourth Wall

97.6% of the time a garage door is closed, which really makes it more of a wall that happens to occasionally move. So stick this clever garage door storage rack on it and maximize your space. Designed to mount on any standard 21” garage door panel and give you more room for brooms, mops, rakes, fishing poles or anything else you can fit in the (6) 1-15/16" circular holes, up to 10lbs per set. Of course, with only a little imagination you can install it on pretty much any wall or ceiling, and not just on your garage door. Includes all the mounting hardware you need. Overall they are 20.5" long x 7.25" high and will clear 3.5" wind load bars. With 5.5" to the center of the holes, you've got room for a plunger too!

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THE SHARK GARAGE DOOR STORAGE RACK

Making The Fourth Wall

97.6% of the time a garage door is closed, which really makes it more of a wall that happens to occasionally move. So stick this clever garage door storage rack on it and maximize your space. Designed to mount on any standard 21” garage door panel and give you more room for brooms, mops, rakes, fishing poles or anything else you can fit in the (6) 1-15/16" circular holes, up to 10lbs per set. Of course, with only a little imagination you can install it on pretty much any wall or ceiling, and not just on your garage door. Includes all the mounting hardware you need. Overall they are 20.5" long x 7.25" high and will clear 3.5" wind load bars. With 5.5" to the center of the holes, you've got room for a plunger too!

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$16.50 EACH
$19.50
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What Has Six Legs & Follows You?

Zivko the Robot. Our best selling STEM kit ever! Just call her (or him--it’s unclear and we don’t like to ask) “Zivko” because “the Robot” is her last name. Using just a screwdriver and side cutters, you build Zivko from this 107-piece S.T.E.M. kit. Set the mode for “Follow Me” or “Explore,” and Zivko will, yes, track you, or evade obstacles, respectively, via an infrared sensor and micro-controller programming. Interactive LEDs and sounds abound. Measures approx 5" x 5-1/2" x 6-1/2" when assembled with all (6) legs. You add (4) “AAA”s for power, which is the least you can do for someone this cute. Ages 10+.

Looking to upgrade and build a more advanced robot with more programming options? Try the Tobbie II!   https://www.sciplus.com/tobbie-ii-diy-coding-robot-kit-65185-p


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107-PIECE STEM ROBOT KIT

What Has Six Legs & Follows You?

Zivko the Robot. Our best selling STEM kit ever! Just call her (or him--it’s unclear and we don’t like to ask) “Zivko” because “the Robot” is her last name. Using just a screwdriver and side cutters, you build Zivko from this 107-piece S.T.E.M. kit. Set the mode for “Follow Me” or “Explore,” and Zivko will, yes, track you, or evade obstacles, respectively, via an infrared sensor and micro-controller programming. Interactive LEDs and sounds abound. Measures approx 5" x 5-1/2" x 6-1/2" when assembled with all (6) legs. You add (4) “AAA”s for power, which is the least you can do for someone this cute. Ages 10+.

Looking to upgrade and build a more advanced robot with more programming options? Try the Tobbie II!   https://www.sciplus.com/tobbie-ii-diy-coding-robot-kit-65185-p


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$42.95 EACH

Not For Big Mouths

A lovely mini-funnel, made for pouring Dad's special medicine into a hip flask, but just dandy for filling salt and pepper shakers or anything else with a little yap. Stainless steel with a 1-3/8" ID intake mouth and a 5/16" ID outlet. 1-7/8" tall OA.

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SMALL STAINLESS STEEL KITCHEN FUNNEL

Not For Big Mouths

A lovely mini-funnel, made for pouring Dad's special medicine into a hip flask, but just dandy for filling salt and pepper shakers or anything else with a little yap. Stainless steel with a 1-3/8" ID intake mouth and a 5/16" ID outlet. 1-7/8" tall OA.

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$1.75 EACH

Bluetooth Hockey Puck

Shaped like a thick hockey puck, this outstanding Bluetooth® speaker won’t knock your teeth out (like a real hockey puck) but it might blow your mind. Rechargeable and portable, the speaker measures 2-1/2” dia x 1-1/2” thick in dark blue with the logo of the bank whose name adorns a hockey rink in Our Nation's Capital. Feel free to cover it up, like the Blackhawks fans in our office did. Rechargeable batteries are lithium, which is better, and it charges via the included USB to micro-USB cord. Comes with a microphone, microSD card slot, volume control, play/pause/phone selector, and next-song feature. Sounds good enough for Paul to drown out Pat's ambient Australian heavy metal holiday music. Priced at half the MSRP and is perfect for the pool, park or cubicle.

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RECHARGEABLE PUCK-SHAPED BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Bluetooth Hockey Puck

Shaped like a thick hockey puck, this outstanding Bluetooth® speaker won’t knock your teeth out (like a real hockey puck) but it might blow your mind. Rechargeable and portable, the speaker measures 2-1/2” dia x 1-1/2” thick in dark blue with the logo of the bank whose name adorns a hockey rink in Our Nation's Capital. Feel free to cover it up, like the Blackhawks fans in our office did. Rechargeable batteries are lithium, which is better, and it charges via the included USB to micro-USB cord. Comes with a microphone, microSD card slot, volume control, play/pause/phone selector, and next-song feature. Sounds good enough for Paul to drown out Pat's ambient Australian heavy metal holiday music. Priced at half the MSRP and is perfect for the pool, park or cubicle.

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$9.50 EACH

Can Colander

Stop pushing those tin-can tops with your thumb, trying to drain the juice from your beans. Get this mega-clever strainer, graduated to fit most standard cans without spilling or cutting your thumb again. Paul calls it pea-perfect, and it’s great with pineapple chunks. Measures 4-1/2" dia, and it’s stepped down three times to 2-1/4” dia, on a 4-1/2” long handle. Stainless steel and dishwasher safe.

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MULTI-SIZE FOOD CAN STRAINER

Can Colander

Stop pushing those tin-can tops with your thumb, trying to drain the juice from your beans. Get this mega-clever strainer, graduated to fit most standard cans without spilling or cutting your thumb again. Paul calls it pea-perfect, and it’s great with pineapple chunks. Measures 4-1/2" dia, and it’s stepped down three times to 2-1/4” dia, on a 4-1/2” long handle. Stainless steel and dishwasher safe.

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$5.75 EACH

Put A Penguin In Your Fridge

And it’ll never smell like leftover pork lo mein again. The fridge, that is. We love this 4” tall penguin in the traditional black and white outfit just for the way it looks. But pull off the black silicone top, and fill the hard plastic bottom with baking soda, and the little bugger will deodorize your ice box for no additional charge.

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PENGUIN REFRIGERATOR DEODORIZER

Put A Penguin In Your Fridge

And it’ll never smell like leftover pork lo mein again. The fridge, that is. We love this 4” tall penguin in the traditional black and white outfit just for the way it looks. But pull off the black silicone top, and fill the hard plastic bottom with baking soda, and the little bugger will deodorize your ice box for no additional charge.

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$2.99 EACH
$3.95
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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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$6.95 EACH

Flat Mats

Let's cut to the chase here -- buy these the first time you read this, or they're going to be gone! There aren't that many of these flexible chopping mats, and the versatile 15" x 12" x 0.024" thick mats are not only ideal for small kitchens where every inch counts, they're great for any kitchen, and for cookouts, camping and picnics. Our each is a set of (2) of the translucent Euro-look mats that protect countertops from sharp knives and fresh-from-the-oven cookies, and protect food from outdoor surfaces. They can be lifted and slightly folded to funnel chopped food neatly into a pot. They're dishwasher safe, and roll up for portage or storage.

OUR SURPIE POLICE SAY: Due to our sale pricing MAX ORDER QUANTITY IS (5) Per Order. Any more and your order will fail in the shopping cart.

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CHOPPING MATS

Flat Mats

Let's cut to the chase here -- buy these the first time you read this, or they're going to be gone! There aren't that many of these flexible chopping mats, and the versatile 15" x 12" x 0.024" thick mats are not only ideal for small kitchens where every inch counts, they're great for any kitchen, and for cookouts, camping and picnics. Our each is a set of (2) of the translucent Euro-look mats that protect countertops from sharp knives and fresh-from-the-oven cookies, and protect food from outdoor surfaces. They can be lifted and slightly folded to funnel chopped food neatly into a pot. They're dishwasher safe, and roll up for portage or storage.

OUR SURPIE POLICE SAY: Due to our sale pricing MAX ORDER QUANTITY IS (5) Per Order. Any more and your order will fail in the shopping cart.

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$2.25 EACH

Break Your Own Geodes

Pop one of these roughly 1-1/4" dia stones into the toe of a sock, smash it with a hammer, and be the first person ever to see your real-as-Nature-makes-it geode!! Ninety percent of them have the familiar beautiful white crystals inside. Formed by volcanic action, they are found all over the world, but ours are from Mexico. There is no way to tell from the outside if they have crystal centers, but we will send you two just to raise your odds, and we haven't had a dud yet in our stores!! Much much more fun and satisfaction than buying one already cracked.

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BREAK YOUR OWN GEODES

Break Your Own Geodes

Pop one of these roughly 1-1/4" dia stones into the toe of a sock, smash it with a hammer, and be the first person ever to see your real-as-Nature-makes-it geode!! Ninety percent of them have the familiar beautiful white crystals inside. Formed by volcanic action, they are found all over the world, but ours are from Mexico. There is no way to tell from the outside if they have crystal centers, but we will send you two just to raise your odds, and we haven't had a dud yet in our stores!! Much much more fun and satisfaction than buying one already cracked.

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$4.25 PKG (2)

You Drew The Short Straw...

But that’s a very good thing in this case. These collapsible, reusable, BPA-free, food-grade silicone straws are approx 9-3/4” long, but fold up to fit into a 1-3/4” x 2-3/4” carrying pod with a carabiner. Attach it to your keys, belt, backpack or anyplace handy and you’ll never have to use a throwaway straw again. Good for over a thousand slurping sessions with hot or cold drinks, and you’ll get a collapsible cleaning brush with every straw. Our each is (4) light gray, pink, navy blue or aqua straws in matching cases, which we’ll pick because we have impeccable taste.

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4-PACK REUSABLE COLLAPSIBLE SILICONE DRINKING STRAWS

You Drew The Short Straw...

But that’s a very good thing in this case. These collapsible, reusable, BPA-free, food-grade silicone straws are approx 9-3/4” long, but fold up to fit into a 1-3/4” x 2-3/4” carrying pod with a carabiner. Attach it to your keys, belt, backpack or anyplace handy and you’ll never have to use a throwaway straw again. Good for over a thousand slurping sessions with hot or cold drinks, and you’ll get a collapsible cleaning brush with every straw. Our each is (4) light gray, pink, navy blue or aqua straws in matching cases, which we’ll pick because we have impeccable taste.

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$5.00 EACH
$6.95
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One-Handed Pliers

Look, Ma, one hand! These 10" Powerbuilt® wrenches have spring-loaded, self-adjusting jaws made to bite, hold and turn virtually anything--round, flat, hex or oddly shaped--that will fit. The jaws open to 2-3/8" apart and remain parallel. Designed so the jaws will generate 4X the clamping power of the ANSI pliers standard. Unlike you, its jaws have hardened steel teeth. Good to have a few in the garage, workshop and camper.

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POWERBUILT SELF-ADJUSTING WRENCH

One-Handed Pliers

Look, Ma, one hand! These 10" Powerbuilt® wrenches have spring-loaded, self-adjusting jaws made to bite, hold and turn virtually anything--round, flat, hex or oddly shaped--that will fit. The jaws open to 2-3/8" apart and remain parallel. Designed so the jaws will generate 4X the clamping power of the ANSI pliers standard. Unlike you, its jaws have hardened steel teeth. Good to have a few in the garage, workshop and camper.

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$9.50 EACH
$12.50
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Tinder Is The Night

Daytime, too, or whenever you need to start a fire, especially outdoors. These pressed resinous-pine tinder sticks measure 4" long x 1/2" square, and our each is a box of a dozen. Marked as being from the “Survivor Series,” they’re water-resistant and slow burning, lasting approx five minutes each. 

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SLOW BURN PINE TINDER STICKS

Tinder Is The Night

Daytime, too, or whenever you need to start a fire, especially outdoors. These pressed resinous-pine tinder sticks measure 4" long x 1/2" square, and our each is a box of a dozen. Marked as being from the “Survivor Series,” they’re water-resistant and slow burning, lasting approx five minutes each. 

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$2.95 EACH

Green Laser Pointer Par Excellence!

Da Mare could use this to point out cracks in the infrastructure at Wrigley Field. You, having a forgiving nature, will resist the urge to point out cracks in da mayor's infrastructure. You will, of course, use it to point out chimney cracks to the tuck-pointer, a cracked limb to the tree-trimmer, and the crack in your profit picture during a slide presentation. You can do all that and much, much more with the highly visible bright light from this <1mW green laser pointer. It's an unbelievable tool. If you need a laser pointer that seems to go on forever and is so strong that you can actually see the beam in the dark, it will be the best low-cost investment you ever made. Or the coolest high-end toy. The 532nm (+/-10) Class II light is 5-5/8" long x 1/2" dia, with (2) "AAA" batteries (not included), a momentary-on switch, pocket clip. An absolute necessity for astronomy, construction, surveying, warehousing, inspection and other large sites. And for playing in the dark.

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5mW GREEN LASER POINTER

Green Laser Pointer Par Excellence!

Da Mare could use this to point out cracks in the infrastructure at Wrigley Field. You, having a forgiving nature, will resist the urge to point out cracks in da mayor's infrastructure. You will, of course, use it to point out chimney cracks to the tuck-pointer, a cracked limb to the tree-trimmer, and the crack in your profit picture during a slide presentation. You can do all that and much, much more with the highly visible bright light from this <1mW green laser pointer. It's an unbelievable tool. If you need a laser pointer that seems to go on forever and is so strong that you can actually see the beam in the dark, it will be the best low-cost investment you ever made. Or the coolest high-end toy. The 532nm (+/-10) Class II light is 5-5/8" long x 1/2" dia, with (2) "AAA" batteries (not included), a momentary-on switch, pocket clip. An absolute necessity for astronomy, construction, surveying, warehousing, inspection and other large sites. And for playing in the dark.

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$14.95 EACH

Off-Duty Astronaut Hat

Much more fashion-forward than those helmets, these NASA caps are the ones astronauts wear for the annual softball game against the cosmonauts, or to walk their dogs on the space station. In black, it's made of 100% brushed cotton twill, low-profile and adjustable. The front panel is reinforced with buckram to give it structure. The familiar NASA “worm” logo is stitched in white on the front. Classic.

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NASA LOGO BASEBALL CAP

Off-Duty Astronaut Hat

Much more fashion-forward than those helmets, these NASA caps are the ones astronauts wear for the annual softball game against the cosmonauts, or to walk their dogs on the space station. In black, it's made of 100% brushed cotton twill, low-profile and adjustable. The front panel is reinforced with buckram to give it structure. The familiar NASA “worm” logo is stitched in white on the front. Classic.

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$12.50 EACH

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