It’s a cornucopia of stencils. All shapes, no alphabets. You’ll get a profusion of (8) clear acrylic stencil sheets, including: a raft of ovals; a preponderance of squares; a farrago of circles, hexagons, pentagons and triangles; a collection of a bunch of shapes, including trapezoids; a roomful of interior design shapes; a melange of electronic symbols; and an assortment we can’t altogether identify, but might be for printed circuit design. All have mm rules along at least one edge.
The boys in the back room called this IZoom Pro™ flashlight ludicrously bright, and they’re usually right. Rated at 300, 1200, and 2500 lumens with a strobe setting, light is through a reticular COB LED element with an adjustable focus lens. Takes (6) “AA” batteries, and they’re included. Measures 7” long x 1-1/2” dia in black aluminum alloy body. Has up to a 4-hour life, depending on the beam strength you use.
For pre-soldering-age kids with electronic interests (and maybe an artistic bent), this swell kit has hunks of conductive clay in orange, black, green and blue plus some ordinary white clay for insulation. Includes (20) assorted blue, yellow, green and white LEDs, a battery holder and a 52-page book for making (15) projects, although they’ll just be a start. You add a quartet of “AA” batteries and an inventive kid.
One--they’re made of laser-cut, press-fit wood so you don’t need tools or glue. Two--their working pistons and gears are so intricate and precise you might be surprised they’re just wood. Three--you’re tired of models that just sit there looking pretty. You pick: Pneumatic Engine or Mechanical Timer. Engine kit is (81) pieces at 1:87 scale. Add a simple balloon to operate its pistons. Finished model will measure approx 6-1/4” x 3” x 4” tall. Timer kit is (107) pieces and will be 6-7/8” x 3-3/16” x 10-1/16” tall, and run for (20) minutes on rubber bands. Moving gears are completely visible. Both kits made in Ukraine.
Taco Takeover™ is a card game played with a deck of (75) taco-shaped cards. Grab a unique order ticket and be the first to fill your order with beef, beans, jalapenos, guacamole, salsa, cheese, lettuce and more while avoiding La Cucaracha and Antacid cards. For added verisimilitude, you keep your cards in little plastic taco shells. For 2-4 players, ages 6+.
Managing people will be so much easier with this pocket sized red NO! button on your keychain. Push it and hear a digital voice deliver (10) different versions of no, including No!; No, No, No; Noooooo; For the last time, NO!; and more. Great for denying tasks at work, and later-bedtime requests at home. (Remember--you can always change your mind to Yes, but going the other way never works.) Measures 1-3/4"" dia. x 1" tall in red with a black frame. Batteries included!
We’re music-loving folk here at the surplus capital of America, so we like this high-quality, triangular, olive drab nylon case, originally intended to be a gun case, for toting your ukulele from luau to tiki bar. Padded, measures 22” long x 10” wide at the big end, narrowing to approx 4” at the bottom. Zipper on (3) sides, shoulder strap, outside 5” x 7-1/2” flapped pocket, and myriad slots on both sides. Also good for a junior fiddle, or some flutes and tin whistles.
From the always cutting-edge iZoom® people, this bulbous light has a 1.5W COB LED inside that puts out 150 lumens. The whole bulb lights up like, well, a light bulb with a flat bottom, but swivel the end and the LED points out and it’s a flashlight. Has a 3-lb magnet to hold it in the bulb incarnation, and a fold-out hook for hanging. Has a 4-hour life on a set of (3) “AAA” batteries, which are included. Measures 6" long x 3" dia at the widest part of the bulb shape.
Our each is a package of (2) 6-1/4” long, pink rubber octopus tentacles ready to slip onto your fingers. Manufacturer calls them “finger puppets” but we believe you’ll need more than a pair for any serious octopuppetry, so don’t get caught under-tentacled. (And in our humble opinion, (8) of these superglued to a rubber ball would be quite attractive.) Nice octopusal curl on the ends, too.
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