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WIRE YOU ARE READING THIS?

Wire we selling perfectly ordinary, standard, all-purpose 20-gauge steel wire? Lots of reasons. One, because it's steel. Two, because it's a steal. Three, because you need to wire stuff. Crafts, gardening, general binding--oh, the wiring possibilities are nearly endless. You'll get (20) feet per each bundle.

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20-GAUGE UNCOATED STEEL WIRE

WIRE YOU ARE READING THIS?

Wire we selling perfectly ordinary, standard, all-purpose 20-gauge steel wire? Lots of reasons. One, because it's steel. Two, because it's a steal. Three, because you need to wire stuff. Crafts, gardening, general binding--oh, the wiring possibilities are nearly endless. You'll get (20) feet per each bundle.

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$2.95 PKG (3)

Use Your Little Gray Cells

Our medium-gray closed-cell foam comes in 14-1/8" x 3-3/4" x 1/4" thick slices with self-adhesive backing. You get two slabs, the better to pad something with.

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SELF-ADHESIVE FOAM

Use Your Little Gray Cells

Our medium-gray closed-cell foam comes in 14-1/8" x 3-3/4" x 1/4" thick slices with self-adhesive backing. You get two slabs, the better to pad something with.

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$2.45 PKG (2)
$3.25
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Mighty Pretty & Mighty Powerful

Like Wonder Woman, this nickel-plated rare earth magnet is pretty and extremely powerful. It’s a 3/4” square x 1/4” thick neodymium magnet with an 8-lb pull and a better-than-usual plating job.

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8-LB PULL NICKEL PLATED MAGNET

Mighty Pretty & Mighty Powerful

Like Wonder Woman, this nickel-plated rare earth magnet is pretty and extremely powerful. It’s a 3/4” square x 1/4” thick neodymium magnet with an 8-lb pull and a better-than-usual plating job.

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$7.95 EACH

Hang On There

Looking for a very, very, very long refrigerator magnet? At 15 ft, this 3/8" wide x 1/16" thick magnetic strip should just about go up one side, across the top, and down the other side. It's flexible, but can be broken if bent back against itself -- which means that small children can make craft magnets without having to cut the strip or themselves! We love it when a plan comes together!

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STRIP MAGNET

Hang On There

Looking for a very, very, very long refrigerator magnet? At 15 ft, this 3/8" wide x 1/16" thick magnetic strip should just about go up one side, across the top, and down the other side. It's flexible, but can be broken if bent back against itself -- which means that small children can make craft magnets without having to cut the strip or themselves! We love it when a plan comes together!

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$3.25 PKG (15)

The Bigger Bungee

Mega-bungee cords. Just the ticket for tying down motorcycles, refrigerators, or large marsupials. (Tie your kangaroo down, boys!) Our each is a package of (10) of these monsters, approx 1/2" dia x 6-feet long, (Yes 6 Feet!) in black with green accents (colors may change), with 1" x 2-1/2" hooks on both ends. That's almost 8-LBS of bungees and just under two bucks a piece. Outstanding!

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72" LONG BUNGEE CORD 10-PACK

The Bigger Bungee

Mega-bungee cords. Just the ticket for tying down motorcycles, refrigerators, or large marsupials. (Tie your kangaroo down, boys!) Our each is a package of (10) of these monsters, approx 1/2" dia x 6-feet long, (Yes 6 Feet!) in black with green accents (colors may change), with 1" x 2-1/2" hooks on both ends. That's almost 8-LBS of bungees and just under two bucks a piece. Outstanding!

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$18.50 EACH

Wood You Believe...

A neat bag-o-wood, suitable for model-making, art projects and hobbies of all sorts. The balsa bag weighs almost 3/4 of a pound, and is a random assortment of balsa that may range from 1/8" square strips to a 5" long x 2" square hunk, and lots in between. The basswood may have half a dozen 5" long x 2" square pieces, 8" x 3" sheets, and a whole bunch of 1/16" to 1/8" strips. Whatever the variety of sizes, either bag will total approx 72 cubic inches in all, which is more than it sounds like.

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BAG OF BALSA

Wood You Believe...

A neat bag-o-wood, suitable for model-making, art projects and hobbies of all sorts. The balsa bag weighs almost 3/4 of a pound, and is a random assortment of balsa that may range from 1/8" square strips to a 5" long x 2" square hunk, and lots in between. The basswood may have half a dozen 5" long x 2" square pieces, 8" x 3" sheets, and a whole bunch of 1/16" to 1/8" strips. Whatever the variety of sizes, either bag will total approx 72 cubic inches in all, which is more than it sounds like.

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Thirty-Six Ounces In A Mile

Kitchen conversions are easy with this 3" x 4" deluxe American Science & Surplus fridge magnet that lists everything from a tablespoon to a cup with the equivalent in ounces, tablespoons, teaspoons, milliliters and fractions of a cup. If your kids already have fridges of their own, you can share the extra magnets with them - unless they were the only kids on the block who knew how many ounces were in a cup. Kitchen Fun.

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KITCHEN MEASUREMENT CONVERSION MAGNET

Thirty-Six Ounces In A Mile

Kitchen conversions are easy with this 3" x 4" deluxe American Science & Surplus fridge magnet that lists everything from a tablespoon to a cup with the equivalent in ounces, tablespoons, teaspoons, milliliters and fractions of a cup. If your kids already have fridges of their own, you can share the extra magnets with them - unless they were the only kids on the block who knew how many ounces were in a cup. Kitchen Fun.

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$4.50 PKG (6)

Iron-on Canvas

These here are made for repairing tents after critters tried to get inside or somebody bent over too fast with a machete in his belt. Iron these off-white canvas strips, shiny side down, over the hole and yer tent's like new, almost. Pants too, if ya got off-white canvas britches. Make good iron-on name tags, no matter how short or long your name is. Small are 2" x 2" and the medium are 4" x 2",. Sold in large quantities, in case you have particularly aggressive critters, or an extra-long machete.

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2" X 2" HEAT SEAL CANVAS PATCH

Iron-on Canvas

These here are made for repairing tents after critters tried to get inside or somebody bent over too fast with a machete in his belt. Iron these off-white canvas strips, shiny side down, over the hole and yer tent's like new, almost. Pants too, if ya got off-white canvas britches. Make good iron-on name tags, no matter how short or long your name is. Small are 2" x 2" and the medium are 4" x 2",. Sold in large quantities, in case you have particularly aggressive critters, or an extra-long machete.

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$2.00 PKG (100)

Styro Spheres

Nothing says crafts like genuine Styrofoam™ balls-older than glue guns, more fun than a barrel of sequins-and you can't have too many. Our handy assortment contains (4) 1", (2) 1.5" and (2) 2" balls which sounds like a do-it-yourself solar system if you ask me.

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ASSORTED BALLS, PKG(8)

Styro Spheres

Nothing says crafts like genuine Styrofoam™ balls-older than glue guns, more fun than a barrel of sequins-and you can't have too many. Our handy assortment contains (4) 1", (2) 1.5" and (2) 2" balls which sounds like a do-it-yourself solar system if you ask me.

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$2.95 EACH

Rot-Resistant Twine

Don't you hate it when your twine rots? Us too. That's why we always use this mildew- and rot-resistant nylon twine for household repairs, gardening, boating, etc. You get (3) 225-foot spools of white twine for a total of 675 feet. Stretches to absorb shock and resist breaking.

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225-FT SPOOL ANTI-ROT NYLON TWINE

Rot-Resistant Twine

Don't you hate it when your twine rots? Us too. That's why we always use this mildew- and rot-resistant nylon twine for household repairs, gardening, boating, etc. You get (3) 225-foot spools of white twine for a total of 675 feet. Stretches to absorb shock and resist breaking.

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$5.50 PKG (3)

Electrodes-R-Us

Okay, they’re just strips of metal, but CJ says one of each and a grapefruit will get you at least a “C” at the science fair. The copper electrode is 100mm long x 18mm wide  x .8mm thick (3.94" x .7" x .041”). The zinc electrode is 4” long x 3/4” wide x .027” thick and stamped “ZN”. And both of them are awfully useful for crafters and jewelry makers, too.

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COPPER STRIP FOR CRAFTS OR SCIENCE FAIR

Electrodes-R-Us

Okay, they’re just strips of metal, but CJ says one of each and a grapefruit will get you at least a “C” at the science fair. The copper electrode is 100mm long x 18mm wide  x .8mm thick (3.94" x .7" x .041”). The zinc electrode is 4” long x 3/4” wide x .027” thick and stamped “ZN”. And both of them are awfully useful for crafters and jewelry makers, too.

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No Chips Off This Block

Just a big, smooth ceramic block magnet, 2" square x 1" thick with an affirmative 15-pound pull. You stick a note on the fridge with this puppy and you can be pretty sure it's going to be there when you get home. Even if you leave the windows open. Nice for grabbing loose screws on the workbench, too, but keep it away from your hard drive and the credit cards in your wallet.

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15 LB PULL CERAMIC MAGNET

No Chips Off This Block

Just a big, smooth ceramic block magnet, 2" square x 1" thick with an affirmative 15-pound pull. You stick a note on the fridge with this puppy and you can be pretty sure it's going to be there when you get home. Even if you leave the windows open. Nice for grabbing loose screws on the workbench, too, but keep it away from your hard drive and the credit cards in your wallet.

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$4.85 EACH

Tired Of Iron Filings?

Same here. Try the Ferrofluid Magnetic Display, a little sealed bottle with virtually fluid nano-particles of ferrous metal suspended in liquid. You’ll get (4) powerful 1/2” dia x 3/16” neodymium disc magnets, (2) of them attached to chess-pawnish holders. Move the magnets in assorted combinations around the bottle for fascinating effects. Sort of the marriage of science with desk toys, but students can’t spill these particles all over the place.

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FERROFLUID MAGNETIC DISPLAY

Tired Of Iron Filings?

Same here. Try the Ferrofluid Magnetic Display, a little sealed bottle with virtually fluid nano-particles of ferrous metal suspended in liquid. You’ll get (4) powerful 1/2” dia x 3/16” neodymium disc magnets, (2) of them attached to chess-pawnish holders. Move the magnets in assorted combinations around the bottle for fascinating effects. Sort of the marriage of science with desk toys, but students can’t spill these particles all over the place.

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$23.95 EACH
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Mooooo!

This is your chance to own a genuine cow magnet. Fed to cows by vets and farmers to attract the odd metallic parts of cows' diets (they tend to scarf up nails, staples and other stuff with the grass) and prevent bovine traumatic reticuloperitonitis, also known as hardware disease. Used for lots of magnetic lab experiments because they're so handy. In plated alnico, 3" long x 1/2" dia in a rounded tubular shape. Approx a 5-lb pull.

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3" COW MAGNET

Mooooo!

This is your chance to own a genuine cow magnet. Fed to cows by vets and farmers to attract the odd metallic parts of cows' diets (they tend to scarf up nails, staples and other stuff with the grass) and prevent bovine traumatic reticuloperitonitis, also known as hardware disease. Used for lots of magnetic lab experiments because they're so handy. In plated alnico, 3" long x 1/2" dia in a rounded tubular shape. Approx a 5-lb pull.

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$7.25 EACH

Stick-To-It Sheets

This magnetic sheet isn't large enough to make a magnetic bed, but it's just right for making a bulletin board, hanging on to a rounded surface, or clinging to a car door with its glossy magnetic side. It's a flexible, very dark brown rubber-like material, easily cut with scissors. A 2-ft piece is cut for you from the 2-ft wide x .011" thick material.

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MAGNETIC SHEET 2-FT X .011"

Stick-To-It Sheets

This magnetic sheet isn't large enough to make a magnetic bed, but it's just right for making a bulletin board, hanging on to a rounded surface, or clinging to a car door with its glossy magnetic side. It's a flexible, very dark brown rubber-like material, easily cut with scissors. A 2-ft piece is cut for you from the 2-ft wide x .011" thick material.

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$3.25 PKG (2)

Sheets Of Pseudo Silver

Surplus - with a silver lining! We have almost half a hundred rolls of 18-1/2" wide mylar film, the shiny side printed with a variety of balloon designs - happy birthday, happy retirement, happy other things - and a matte silver finish on the other (picture the two sides of aluminum foil). We'll send you a roll of 20 ft. Lots of craft-project potential. Start with a shiny birthday kite. Move onto hand-made hair scrunchies. Jim suggests wrapping yourself in it if your car stalls in the Arctic. Philip, always the adventurer, is considering a do-it-yourself dirigible.

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MYLAR MATERIAL

Sheets Of Pseudo Silver

Surplus - with a silver lining! We have almost half a hundred rolls of 18-1/2" wide mylar film, the shiny side printed with a variety of balloon designs - happy birthday, happy retirement, happy other things - and a matte silver finish on the other (picture the two sides of aluminum foil). We'll send you a roll of 20 ft. Lots of craft-project potential. Start with a shiny birthday kite. Move onto hand-made hair scrunchies. Jim suggests wrapping yourself in it if your car stalls in the Arctic. Philip, always the adventurer, is considering a do-it-yourself dirigible.

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$3.25 PKG (20)

Ponyshoe Magnet

Little-bitty horseshoe magnet, for traditionalists. Just 1-1/4" across x 1" x 5/16" thick. Red-painted Alnico, with approx 2.9 lbs of pull (ignore the 2 lb on the label) it includes a little steel keeper for when it's not sticking to a tiny horse's foot.

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HORSESHOE MAGNET

Ponyshoe Magnet

Little-bitty horseshoe magnet, for traditionalists. Just 1-1/4" across x 1" x 5/16" thick. Red-painted Alnico, with approx 2.9 lbs of pull (ignore the 2 lb on the label) it includes a little steel keeper for when it's not sticking to a tiny horse's foot.

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$5.50 EACH

Take This For A Spin

Display all sides of any number of not-too-heavy items on this solar-powered motorized stand (think small model plane, jewelry display, bud vase holding a prize rose). The 4" square base has subtle solar panels on all four sides and supports a 3-1/2" dia clear plastic disc that rotates approx 4 rpm in sunlight and 1 rpm on our desk. Stands 1-3/4" tall with the disc.

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SOLAR-POWERED SPINNING DISPLAY STAND

Take This For A Spin

Display all sides of any number of not-too-heavy items on this solar-powered motorized stand (think small model plane, jewelry display, bud vase holding a prize rose). The 4" square base has subtle solar panels on all four sides and supports a 3-1/2" dia clear plastic disc that rotates approx 4 rpm in sunlight and 1 rpm on our desk. Stands 1-3/4" tall with the disc.

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$9.95 EACH

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