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Shine Some Tiny Lights

These 3-3/4” black plastic disks are 5/16” thick and were made to display the mini-models from Metal Earth™, which we also have. These bases have a pair of white LEDs at the 4 and 8 o’clock positions, lit by the included button cell batteries in the base or the also-included USB-Mini USB cord. Use them to display tiny treasures, or as nightlights, or just turn them on and play mini-frisbee in a dark room for some excitement.

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LIGHTED DISPLAY BASE

Shine Some Tiny Lights

These 3-3/4” black plastic disks are 5/16” thick and were made to display the mini-models from Metal Earth™, which we also have. These bases have a pair of white LEDs at the 4 and 8 o’clock positions, lit by the included button cell batteries in the base or the also-included USB-Mini USB cord. Use them to display tiny treasures, or as nightlights, or just turn them on and play mini-frisbee in a dark room for some excitement.

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$7.50 EACH

BEAD HEAVEN

Glass beads, 0.055" diameter!! They are German and are the kind you glue on stuff to make it sparkle or reflective--not the kind with holes. At our price you could do layers in little bottles for really cool thingums!! We have 'em in clear and a whole host of colors. Craft stores sell tubes of these beads for a ruinous $4.00 per tube or about $3.35 per oz.. Well, we don't have the tube so you are going to get a baggie, but you only have to pay $1.95 per oz so jump up and down and clap your hands over such a great deal!! The only thing left is to choose what you need. In case you can't do that, we offer an assortment of (10) packages which will include clear plus at least six (6) different colors.

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GLASS BEAD ASSORTMENT FROM LISTING ABOVE

BEAD HEAVEN

Glass beads, 0.055" diameter!! They are German and are the kind you glue on stuff to make it sparkle or reflective--not the kind with holes. At our price you could do layers in little bottles for really cool thingums!! We have 'em in clear and a whole host of colors. Craft stores sell tubes of these beads for a ruinous $4.00 per tube or about $3.35 per oz.. Well, we don't have the tube so you are going to get a baggie, but you only have to pay $1.95 per oz so jump up and down and clap your hands over such a great deal!! The only thing left is to choose what you need. In case you can't do that, we offer an assortment of (10) packages which will include clear plus at least six (6) different colors.

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$8.75 PKG (10)

Take A Little Time To Reflect

And people won't crash into you, because nothing says safety like this high-quality reflective tape, the same material that's used to make stop signs. You get (4) glossy, self-adhesive red reflective tapes, 12" long x 3/4" wide. We're thinking bike fenders and helmets, dog collars, garage door frames, anything that could benefit from a heightened visibility.

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REFLECTIVE STRIP

Take A Little Time To Reflect

And people won't crash into you, because nothing says safety like this high-quality reflective tape, the same material that's used to make stop signs. You get (4) glossy, self-adhesive red reflective tapes, 12" long x 3/4" wide. We're thinking bike fenders and helmets, dog collars, garage door frames, anything that could benefit from a heightened visibility.

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$3.95 PKG (4)

Excellent Electromagnet

Physics project alert! This robust puppy of a magnet has dual 6V coils and stands 4" high x 3-1/4" wide, not counting the side terminals. Each coil draws 2.4A at 6VDC, and is conservatively rated for 40 Newtons (approx 9 lbs) at that voltage. Can be wired in either parallel or series, and comes with a mounting hook. Works great with a 6-volt lantern battery.

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ELECTROMAGNET

Excellent Electromagnet

Physics project alert! This robust puppy of a magnet has dual 6V coils and stands 4" high x 3-1/4" wide, not counting the side terminals. Each coil draws 2.4A at 6VDC, and is conservatively rated for 40 Newtons (approx 9 lbs) at that voltage. Can be wired in either parallel or series, and comes with a mounting hook. Works great with a 6-volt lantern battery.

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$18.50 EACH

Ceramic Power

Ferrite ceramic magnets can be quite powerful and have excellent resistance to demagnetization. These rectangular ones are no exception. Add the power of surplus and we'll give you a bunch of these mighty-mites at an uber-bargain price. Measures 1-7/8" x 7/8" x 3/8" thick with a 3-lb pull. Perfect for mounting even big pix on the fridge.

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3-LB CERAMIC MAGNET

Ceramic Power

Ferrite ceramic magnets can be quite powerful and have excellent resistance to demagnetization. These rectangular ones are no exception. Add the power of surplus and we'll give you a bunch of these mighty-mites at an uber-bargain price. Measures 1-7/8" x 7/8" x 3/8" thick with a 3-lb pull. Perfect for mounting even big pix on the fridge.

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$3.25 PKG (2)

Bull’s Eye Coaster

Your guess is probably better than ours about what this started life as, but it’s a coaster now. Or a wall decoration. Or some part of an art project. In glass, 4-3/8” dia x 5/32” thick.Textured on one side; the other side is ground around the outside with a clear 1-3/4” circle in the center. Lightly polished edge.

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GLASS COASTERS

Bull’s Eye Coaster

Your guess is probably better than ours about what this started life as, but it’s a coaster now. Or a wall decoration. Or some part of an art project. In glass, 4-3/8” dia x 5/32” thick.Textured on one side; the other side is ground around the outside with a clear 1-3/4” circle in the center. Lightly polished edge.

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$7.50 PKG (5)

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

Say “Aaaaaah”

Now put your tongue back in your mouth. These aren’t tongue depressors, they’re wooden craft sticks measuring 6” x 3/4” x 1/16” or 6" x 3/8" x 1/16" with rounded corners. (We stopped selling tongue depressors because we were tired of thinking about all of those unhappy tongues out there.) They come in assorted bright colors or your classic standard wooden look, with (40) per pack.. (Our choice, because that is how we roll.) Craft sticks are nothing but fun.

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6” WOODEN CRAFT STICKS

Say “Aaaaaah”

Now put your tongue back in your mouth. These aren’t tongue depressors, they’re wooden craft sticks measuring 6” x 3/4” x 1/16” or 6" x 3/8" x 1/16" with rounded corners. (We stopped selling tongue depressors because we were tired of thinking about all of those unhappy tongues out there.) They come in assorted bright colors or your classic standard wooden look, with (40) per pack.. (Our choice, because that is how we roll.) Craft sticks are nothing but fun.

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$2.95 PKG (2)

Interesting Ceramics

Ceramic magnets, 15/16" dia x 3/16" thick. One side has a 5/16" sq that goes through to a steel plate is octagonal, 9/16" across with a 3/16" dia hole in the center. The plate allows flexible mounting of the 3/4 lb lift magnet. The other interesting feature is that the ceramic appears to have many poles around the rim, (4 ea N and S). This may be a focussing effect of the insert, though.

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CERAMIC MAGNET W/INSERT

Interesting Ceramics

Ceramic magnets, 15/16" dia x 3/16" thick. One side has a 5/16" sq that goes through to a steel plate is octagonal, 9/16" across with a 3/16" dia hole in the center. The plate allows flexible mounting of the 3/4 lb lift magnet. The other interesting feature is that the ceramic appears to have many poles around the rim, (4 ea N and S). This may be a focussing effect of the insert, though.

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$1.95 PKG (10)

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)

Cow Skin By The Pound

Leather scraps, very assorted. Each 2-lb sack will have mostly small and a few larger pieces, from 4" x 16" down to 6" x 1-1/2", more or less and give or take, in odd shapes. Think coin purses and bracelets, not belts. Maybe a jacket for a hipster gerbil. Colors are cow-like in light and dark browns (and maybe even white if you're lucky). You get (2) pounds total.

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2 LBS ASSORTED REAL LEATHER SCRAPS

Cow Skin By The Pound

Leather scraps, very assorted. Each 2-lb sack will have mostly small and a few larger pieces, from 4" x 16" down to 6" x 1-1/2", more or less and give or take, in odd shapes. Think coin purses and bracelets, not belts. Maybe a jacket for a hipster gerbil. Colors are cow-like in light and dark browns (and maybe even white if you're lucky). You get (2) pounds total.

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$7.50 PKG (2)

Amateur Ping Pong Balls

Perfectly suitable for all your non-professional ping-pong-ball applications. These guys are white-ish, with a visible seam, and are 37mm in dia, as opposed to the standard 40mm or the former standard 38mm professional ping-pong balls. Priced so you can buy enough to do any number of clever things with them.

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PING-PONG BALLS

Amateur Ping Pong Balls

Perfectly suitable for all your non-professional ping-pong-ball applications. These guys are white-ish, with a visible seam, and are 37mm in dia, as opposed to the standard 40mm or the former standard 38mm professional ping-pong balls. Priced so you can buy enough to do any number of clever things with them.

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$4.25 PKG (24)
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ENCASED NEODYMIUM MAGNET
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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 5-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 5-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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$5.95 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)

Hunks-O-Tubes

They're from parts unknown and drop-offs from we know not what, but we have on our hands quantities of unused black and white PVC tubing, 1-1/2" OD x 1-3/8" ID x Approx. 7-1/2" White and/or black. We'll pick (4) pieces, our choice. Think percussion instruments or build a tubular zebra.

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7-1/2" PVC TUBES

Hunks-O-Tubes

They're from parts unknown and drop-offs from we know not what, but we have on our hands quantities of unused black and white PVC tubing, 1-1/2" OD x 1-3/8" ID x Approx. 7-1/2" White and/or black. We'll pick (4) pieces, our choice. Think percussion instruments or build a tubular zebra.

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$3.95 PKG (4)

Net Profit

We supply the net, you figure out the profit. Material is 48" long x 35-3/4" wide white polypropylene Naltex® extruded netting with a 3/32" mesh. Makes nice, well, nets, as well as filters, fences, see-through bags for boats and whatever your brain can think up. (Our package of (4) is one 4 foot x 35-3/4" long piece.) Longer pieces available upon request. 

 

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NALTEX® 48" POLY NETTING

Net Profit

We supply the net, you figure out the profit. Material is 48" long x 35-3/4" wide white polypropylene Naltex® extruded netting with a 3/32" mesh. Makes nice, well, nets, as well as filters, fences, see-through bags for boats and whatever your brain can think up. (Our package of (4) is one 4 foot x 35-3/4" long piece.) Longer pieces available upon request. 

 

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$4.95 PKG (4)

Absorbing Junior

When the dinky self-sticking pads you can get at the hardware store just aren't enough.... Our black neoprene rectangles are 1-1/4" x 3-5/8" x 7/16" thick. The self-adhesive foam pads cushion impacts, reduce vibrations, absorb shocks. Sounds like a perfect gift for the parents of a teen-aged male, but don't pass up the chance to own (10) of these great little pads yourself!

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SELF ADHESIVE FOAM RECTANGLE

Absorbing Junior

When the dinky self-sticking pads you can get at the hardware store just aren't enough.... Our black neoprene rectangles are 1-1/4" x 3-5/8" x 7/16" thick. The self-adhesive foam pads cushion impacts, reduce vibrations, absorb shocks. Sounds like a perfect gift for the parents of a teen-aged male, but don't pass up the chance to own (10) of these great little pads yourself!

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$3.25 PKG (10)

Balls Of Steel

What can we say about chrome steel ball bearings besides their essential uses? Well, a lot, actually. They're perfect for Rube Goldberg displays and artwork. Imagine them in various sizes in a glass container. Imagine dipping them in paint, rolling them on canvas and making the world forget about Jackson Pollock. They also work as heavy-duty marbles, and might even calm you if you place a few in your palm and work them like a stress ball. See what you can come up with when the wheels start turning? Ball bearings. Wheels turning. We know you got it. You pick the size that suits your bearing needs.

 

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5/16" STEEL BALL BEARINGS

Balls Of Steel

What can we say about chrome steel ball bearings besides their essential uses? Well, a lot, actually. They're perfect for Rube Goldberg displays and artwork. Imagine them in various sizes in a glass container. Imagine dipping them in paint, rolling them on canvas and making the world forget about Jackson Pollock. They also work as heavy-duty marbles, and might even calm you if you place a few in your palm and work them like a stress ball. See what you can come up with when the wheels start turning? Ball bearings. Wheels turning. We know you got it. You pick the size that suits your bearing needs.

 

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$4.95 PKG (100)

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