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Clever Idea #763

This idea is for the birds. Literally. A green/black plastic perch, dish, and dispenser that you can screw onto an inverted plastic pop bottle to convert it into a bird feeder. Obviously, the bottle should have been emptied of pop and filled with seed. One of those "100 things to do with old coat hangers" ideas that really works!! Complete with instructions and bail to hang the completed feeder. Please note: this feeder will not attach properly to the new Coca-Cola low-profile bottles.

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WATER BOTTLE OUTDOOR BIRD FEEDER

Clever Idea #763

This idea is for the birds. Literally. A green/black plastic perch, dish, and dispenser that you can screw onto an inverted plastic pop bottle to convert it into a bird feeder. Obviously, the bottle should have been emptied of pop and filled with seed. One of those "100 things to do with old coat hangers" ideas that really works!! Complete with instructions and bail to hang the completed feeder. Please note: this feeder will not attach properly to the new Coca-Cola low-profile bottles.

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$2.95 EACH

Sticky Bar Of Silver

This plated N52 14,200 gauss neodymium magnet is shaped like a miniature silver ingot, measuring 1-1/2" long x 1/2" wide x 1/4" thick. Has a big hangonability quotient, which the manufacturer claims is 15 lbs of pull, meaning it's probably closer to 13 lbs. Impressive either way for such a cute little magnet. 

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NEODYMIUM MAGNETIC BAR

Sticky Bar Of Silver

This plated N52 14,200 gauss neodymium magnet is shaped like a miniature silver ingot, measuring 1-1/2" long x 1/2" wide x 1/4" thick. Has a big hangonability quotient, which the manufacturer claims is 15 lbs of pull, meaning it's probably closer to 13 lbs. Impressive either way for such a cute little magnet. 

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$4.85 EACH

WORLD'S SMALLEST POSTAL SCALE

Tiny but perfectly accurate, and the only pocket postal scale most folks will ever need. Stick your envelope in its alligator jaws, hold or hang it up and read the weight in grams (0 to 100) or ounces (up to 4) in increasing increments. Handy in the US, and very handy for travel to metric lands. Pretty much flat and approx 3" long in its vinyl pouch, it takes up virtually no room, costs next to nothing, and has no batteries. Nice little teaching tool for kiddies, too.

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4 OUNCE 100 GRAM POCKET POSTAL SCALE

WORLD'S SMALLEST POSTAL SCALE

Tiny but perfectly accurate, and the only pocket postal scale most folks will ever need. Stick your envelope in its alligator jaws, hold or hang it up and read the weight in grams (0 to 100) or ounces (up to 4) in increasing increments. Handy in the US, and very handy for travel to metric lands. Pretty much flat and approx 3" long in its vinyl pouch, it takes up virtually no room, costs next to nothing, and has no batteries. Nice little teaching tool for kiddies, too.

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$3.50 EACH

Cubism Is Back

Georges Braque would have loved the tiny ice cubes that come out of the lid of this plastic box, but then he was a cubist. You'll like them just because they're cute. Pop (20) 15/16" cubes out of the tray, then store them underneath in the 7" x 6-1/4" x 4-1/8" plastic box.

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ICE CUBE TRAY AND HOLDER

Cubism Is Back

Georges Braque would have loved the tiny ice cubes that come out of the lid of this plastic box, but then he was a cubist. You'll like them just because they're cute. Pop (20) 15/16" cubes out of the tray, then store them underneath in the 7" x 6-1/4" x 4-1/8" plastic box.

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$1.25 EACH
$3.50
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Gators Galore

Our each is a dozen nickel-plated 2” long steel alligator clips with PVC sleeves but no boots because they’re made for electrical testing or soldering. You’ll get (6) each with red and black sleeves.

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2” LONG ALLIGATOR CLIPS

Gators Galore

Our each is a dozen nickel-plated 2” long steel alligator clips with PVC sleeves but no boots because they’re made for electrical testing or soldering. You’ll get (6) each with red and black sleeves.

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$1.95 EACH

THUMBNAIL FLASHLIGHTS

Hook these on the zipper pulls on your jackets and you'll never be in the dark again. Tiny LED lights measure 1" x 9/16" in a 5/16" thick oblong, and come on a 7/8" long lanyard clip. We'll pick some that will go with your eyes, in blue, green, black or red. Include little button cell batteries that can be replaced if you're the sort of person who does that.

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ZIPPER PULL LED FLASHLIGHT

THUMBNAIL FLASHLIGHTS

Hook these on the zipper pulls on your jackets and you'll never be in the dark again. Tiny LED lights measure 1" x 9/16" in a 5/16" thick oblong, and come on a 7/8" long lanyard clip. We'll pick some that will go with your eyes, in blue, green, black or red. Include little button cell batteries that can be replaced if you're the sort of person who does that.

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$3.90 PKG (3)

King Of The Cotton Swabs

Super-long Q-type tips are for people who don't want to get too close to their ears. Actually, these are tech swabs with cotton tops and wooden sticks for lab work, so leave your ears out of it. Good for other body parts, though, and for too many craft applications to list. You get (3) packs, for a total of (300) 6-1/4" long fuzzy-topped sticks.

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LONG COTTON & WOOD TECH SWABS

King Of The Cotton Swabs

Super-long Q-type tips are for people who don't want to get too close to their ears. Actually, these are tech swabs with cotton tops and wooden sticks for lab work, so leave your ears out of it. Good for other body parts, though, and for too many craft applications to list. You get (3) packs, for a total of (300) 6-1/4" long fuzzy-topped sticks.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Scope Your Stethos!!

Stethos is Greek for chest. Indeed you can scope your stethos with this stethoscope, or your friend's or your dog's. But it works equally well for picking up any sound being transmitted through a solid medium. Listen to the air flowing through the heating ducts, the water in the pipes, the sounds of machinery, the termites munching on the floor joists!! The color does vary so we will select from what's currently available. We've had blue, teal, red, black, burgundy, green and purple, but there may be other colors yet to be seen! A great discovery device whether for biology or other pursuits. Not of professional quality, but not just a toy.

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NURSE STYLE STANDARD STETHOSCOPE

Scope Your Stethos!!

Stethos is Greek for chest. Indeed you can scope your stethos with this stethoscope, or your friend's or your dog's. But it works equally well for picking up any sound being transmitted through a solid medium. Listen to the air flowing through the heating ducts, the water in the pipes, the sounds of machinery, the termites munching on the floor joists!! The color does vary so we will select from what's currently available. We've had blue, teal, red, black, burgundy, green and purple, but there may be other colors yet to be seen! A great discovery device whether for biology or other pursuits. Not of professional quality, but not just a toy.

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$5.95 EACH
$6.95
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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

Stick 'Em Up

Now you can have a good, strong hook without drilling any holes. This plated magnetic hook sticks to any ferrous metal surface via a 2" dia alnico magnet with a 10-12 pound pull. Handy gadget to hold a tool, towel, broom or key ring (and if the ring is too heavy, consider throwing away the keys to your 1983 Chevy, and maybe a few more). The 3/4" long J-hooks have threaded ends and are removable. Our each is a package of (2).

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STRONG MAGNET HOOKS

Stick 'Em Up

Now you can have a good, strong hook without drilling any holes. This plated magnetic hook sticks to any ferrous metal surface via a 2" dia alnico magnet with a 10-12 pound pull. Handy gadget to hold a tool, towel, broom or key ring (and if the ring is too heavy, consider throwing away the keys to your 1983 Chevy, and maybe a few more). The 3/4" long J-hooks have threaded ends and are removable. Our each is a package of (2).

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$2.95 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

Gyroscope

2" flywheel in well made metal frame. The trick is the same as it has been for 100 years. Wind the string through the spindle, pull it firmly to set the flywheel spinning, and perform effortless balancing magic on pencil tips, string tightropes, and the like. We tend to forget that bicycles and aircraft navigation both rely heavily on gyroscopic principles. It's never too early to tell the kids. Besides, it's fun.

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TEDCO® CLASSIC METAL GYROSCOPE

Gyroscope

2" flywheel in well made metal frame. The trick is the same as it has been for 100 years. Wind the string through the spindle, pull it firmly to set the flywheel spinning, and perform effortless balancing magic on pencil tips, string tightropes, and the like. We tend to forget that bicycles and aircraft navigation both rely heavily on gyroscopic principles. It's never too early to tell the kids. Besides, it's fun.

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$8.50 EACH

Alien Guys

Just like all those traditional Army guys, 2-1/2” tall in hard rubber, except that these guys are from a different planet. Our each is 12-pack of aliens in assorted colors of olive drab, gray, purple and neon green, which have larger heads and big smiles, just like real ones.

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ASSORTED RUBBER ALIEN FIGURES

Alien Guys

Just like all those traditional Army guys, 2-1/2” tall in hard rubber, except that these guys are from a different planet. Our each is 12-pack of aliens in assorted colors of olive drab, gray, purple and neon green, which have larger heads and big smiles, just like real ones.

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$3.75 EACH

Diamonds In Your Pocket

Life will never be dull again if you carry this pocket-sized diamond knife and scissors sharpener. Comes with (3) 2" long diamond encrusted rods, (2) fine and (1) coarse. The 1-15/16" x 2-3/8" x 5/8" holder is also a frame with slots that hold the rods at the correct blade-sharpening angle. Even though it's made as a pocket tool, with a short keychain, it would abrade its way right out of any pocket. We recommend you just hang it above your workbench.

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DIAMOND KNIFE AND SCISSORS SHARPENER

Diamonds In Your Pocket

Life will never be dull again if you carry this pocket-sized diamond knife and scissors sharpener. Comes with (3) 2" long diamond encrusted rods, (2) fine and (1) coarse. The 1-15/16" x 2-3/8" x 5/8" holder is also a frame with slots that hold the rods at the correct blade-sharpening angle. Even though it's made as a pocket tool, with a short keychain, it would abrade its way right out of any pocket. We recommend you just hang it above your workbench.

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$2.95 EACH

Soft Twisties

Cut your own. Our each is 16 feet of black flexible wire coated with 3/16" dia soft rubber, ready for you to snip off for your heavy-duty, padded twist-tie needs. Very nice stuff. Reusable. We're thinking cable bundling, sports equipments, tools, hoses, like that.

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SOFT TWIST TIE

Soft Twisties

Cut your own. Our each is 16 feet of black flexible wire coated with 3/16" dia soft rubber, ready for you to snip off for your heavy-duty, padded twist-tie needs. Very nice stuff. Reusable. We're thinking cable bundling, sports equipments, tools, hoses, like that.

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$3.95 EACH

Little Bitty Filter

This small stainless steel fine-mesh filter is 2" dia x 1-1/2" tall. It has fine mesh sides, a solid plastic bottom and slight lip around the top. Nice for small filtering jobs, but would also make a passable basket for a gerbil hoops game.

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2" DIA METAL-MESH FILTER

Little Bitty Filter

This small stainless steel fine-mesh filter is 2" dia x 1-1/2" tall. It has fine mesh sides, a solid plastic bottom and slight lip around the top. Nice for small filtering jobs, but would also make a passable basket for a gerbil hoops game.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Color-Coded Straps

For bundling and identifying cables. Our each is a 10-pack of 7" long hook-and-loop tape, (2) each in red, green, black, blue, and yellow. For the superorganized, each strap has a small violet, scarlet, lime, gray, or orange loop tab on the end for attaching the bundle to something and further color-coding it.

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10-PACK STRAPPING

Color-Coded Straps

For bundling and identifying cables. Our each is a 10-pack of 7" long hook-and-loop tape, (2) each in red, green, black, blue, and yellow. For the superorganized, each strap has a small violet, scarlet, lime, gray, or orange loop tab on the end for attaching the bundle to something and further color-coding it.

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$1.95 EACH

Giant Weather 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. (They burst at about 82,000 feet anyway.) Besides, this is a true 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, meteorologists, inventors, teachers and the imaginative filmmaker are warned to launch the balloon carefully. The 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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LATEX WEATHER BALLOON 8 FOOT DIAMETER

Giant Weather 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. (They burst at about 82,000 feet anyway.) Besides, this is a true 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, meteorologists, inventors, teachers and the imaginative filmmaker are warned to launch the balloon carefully. The 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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$19.00 EACH
$20.95
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