SCHOOL ITEMS

Here’s A Test For You

What would you use to fill in those little circles? You’d use this extra-wide Scantek™ test-taking mechanical pencil? You passed! The lead in this beauty is the famous #2, and is .9 mm wide, like an italic pen nib. Comes with refill leads, a pocket clip and a large eraser. If our Tech Whiz Billy had had this pencil when he was younger, he'd have made double 800s on the SAT and wouldn't be working here today. Also great for doing calligraphy in pencil, which makes teachers swoon.

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SCANTEK MECHANICAL PENCIL

Here’s A Test For You

What would you use to fill in those little circles? You’d use this extra-wide Scantek™ test-taking mechanical pencil? You passed! The lead in this beauty is the famous #2, and is .9 mm wide, like an italic pen nib. Comes with refill leads, a pocket clip and a large eraser. If our Tech Whiz Billy had had this pencil when he was younger, he'd have made double 800s on the SAT and wouldn't be working here today. Also great for doing calligraphy in pencil, which makes teachers swoon.

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$1.75 EACH

Skinny But Strong Like Bull

Our thinner picker-upper, but with a powerful 5-lb-pull, 9/16" dia magnet on the business end (for spilled nails, the screw that rolled under the stove, or the heavy wrench you dropped into the sump). The 5/16" dia x 5-1/4" long 4-draw barrel extends to a full two feet. Has a convenient pocket clip.

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SKINNY PICKER-UPPER

Skinny But Strong Like Bull

Our thinner picker-upper, but with a powerful 5-lb-pull, 9/16" dia magnet on the business end (for spilled nails, the screw that rolled under the stove, or the heavy wrench you dropped into the sump). The 5/16" dia x 5-1/4" long 4-draw barrel extends to a full two feet. Has a convenient pocket clip.

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$3.25 EACH

Plain Donuts

Can't beat a classic. These uncoated ceramic donut magnets have a 1-lb pull, which makes them dandy for classroom or refrigerator use. They measure 1-1/4" dia x 3/8" ID x 3/16" thick and are polarized on the faces. You get a wrapped roll of 29 donuts.

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UNCOATED MAGNETS

Plain Donuts

Can't beat a classic. These uncoated ceramic donut magnets have a 1-lb pull, which makes them dandy for classroom or refrigerator use. They measure 1-1/4" dia x 3/8" ID x 3/16" thick and are polarized on the faces. You get a wrapped roll of 29 donuts.

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$7.85 PKG (29)

Get The Hooks

Hang it all with this set of (10) magnetic hooks. The 1-3/16" long x 9/64" hooks screw into 1-3/8" dia magnetic bases with an approx 8-lb pull, which is lighter than most jackets and keys. Good for horizontal or vertical mounts, and dandy for adding hooks to gym or school lockers.

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MAGNETIC HOOKS 10 PIECE SET

Get The Hooks

Hang it all with this set of (10) magnetic hooks. The 1-3/16" long x 9/64" hooks screw into 1-3/8" dia magnetic bases with an approx 8-lb pull, which is lighter than most jackets and keys. Good for horizontal or vertical mounts, and dandy for adding hooks to gym or school lockers.

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$7.50 EACH

Stencils-A-Go-Go

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.

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ASSORTED SHAPE AND SYMBOL STENCILS

Stencils-A-Go-Go

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.

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$5.95 EACH

Steel, These Rulers

Our each is a package of (2) steel tech rulers. One is 6” x 1/32” for the first 2-1/2” then 1/64” for the next 1/2” then 1/16” for the last 3”. The other is 150mm x 0.5mm. Both have sliding markers/pocket clips, and both have mm:inch tables on the reverse side. You’ll need excellent eyesight.

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6” STEEL TECH RULERS

Steel, These Rulers

Our each is a package of (2) steel tech rulers. One is 6” x 1/32” for the first 2-1/2” then 1/64” for the next 1/2” then 1/16” for the last 3”. The other is 150mm x 0.5mm. Both have sliding markers/pocket clips, and both have mm:inch tables on the reverse side. You’ll need excellent eyesight.

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$3.50 EACH

Better Take Better Notes

We don't know why, but Bergamo, a town in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, has given its name to high-quality spiral-bound notebooks. They’re popular as journals or travel notebooks, and this one has (100) ivory pages lined on both sides. Also has a plain “soft-touch” cover (think suede-like). In a dark maroon/chocolate color. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Jot down your thoughts and musings (you know you’ve got some good ones) or they might be gone forever.

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BERGAMO NOTEBOOK

Better Take Better Notes

We don't know why, but Bergamo, a town in the Lombardy region of northern Italy, has given its name to high-quality spiral-bound notebooks. They’re popular as journals or travel notebooks, and this one has (100) ivory pages lined on both sides. Also has a plain “soft-touch” cover (think suede-like). In a dark maroon/chocolate color. Measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Jot down your thoughts and musings (you know you’ve got some good ones) or they might be gone forever.

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$4.50 EACH

Knot Your Father’s Knot Book

Time was, the Scouts taught tots how to tie a few knots, but that was before John Sherry (knot-instructor par excellence and a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers) came along with Knot It! a (126)-page hardcover book with illustrated instructions for tying (100) different knots. Our faves are the Schwabisch Hitch and the Slippery Night Loop. Includes a couple of 15” hanks of practice paracord and waterproof cards with (20) knot instructions. This could be your new hobby.

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KNOT TYING INSTRUCTIONAL BOOK

Knot Your Father’s Knot Book

Time was, the Scouts taught tots how to tie a few knots, but that was before John Sherry (knot-instructor par excellence and a member of the International Guild of Knot Tyers) came along with Knot It! a (126)-page hardcover book with illustrated instructions for tying (100) different knots. Our faves are the Schwabisch Hitch and the Slippery Night Loop. Includes a couple of 15” hanks of practice paracord and waterproof cards with (20) knot instructions. This could be your new hobby.

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$24.95 EACH

Pencils For The Whole Jury!

Or enough mechanical pencils to write all the copy for our catalogs until the cows come home—and cows have been back-ordered for years. Our each is a dozen TEK Writer™ precision 0.7mm pencils with top lead-advance, soft grip and anti-roll barrel. Includes (48) extra leads and a dozen extra erasers because to err is human. In an assortment of (6) colors, so one will always match your outfit.

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TEK WRITER™ PENCIL SET

Pencils For The Whole Jury!

Or enough mechanical pencils to write all the copy for our catalogs until the cows come home—and cows have been back-ordered for years. Our each is a dozen TEK Writer™ precision 0.7mm pencils with top lead-advance, soft grip and anti-roll barrel. Includes (48) extra leads and a dozen extra erasers because to err is human. In an assortment of (6) colors, so one will always match your outfit.

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$9.50 EACH

Dandiest Donut in the Domain

Donut magnet you can take to town!! 74mmdia x 14mm thick with a 30mm hole. Verystrong and well pedigreed - in fact, its kin areactivating pacemakers. They are of a high permeabilityferrite material with a lovely light blueor white epoxy coating. Okay, we have thembecause there is the odd bubble, slight scratches orthe word MAGNET painted in the coating which ruled them outof the medical ball, but they're fine company nonetheless. Gooddisplay bases, paper clip traps, and super for classroom demos.

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SUPER STRONG CERAMIC DONUT MAGNET

Dandiest Donut in the Domain

Donut magnet you can take to town!! 74mmdia x 14mm thick with a 30mm hole. Verystrong and well pedigreed - in fact, its kin areactivating pacemakers. They are of a high permeabilityferrite material with a lovely light blueor white epoxy coating. Okay, we have thembecause there is the odd bubble, slight scratches orthe word MAGNET painted in the coating which ruled them outof the medical ball, but they're fine company nonetheless. Gooddisplay bases, paper clip traps, and super for classroom demos.

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$3.95 EACH

The Full Spectrum Pen

One pen, ten colors. Develop complicated note-taking systems, or just send colorful hate mail with this 6-1/4" long ballpoint with cartridges in black, orange, dark green, purple, light green, red, brown, magenta, blue and aqua. Slide the button of the matching color to write, push the top down to release it. Assorted colored barrels.

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SWITCHABLE 10-COLOR BALLPOINT PEN

The Full Spectrum Pen

One pen, ten colors. Develop complicated note-taking systems, or just send colorful hate mail with this 6-1/4" long ballpoint with cartridges in black, orange, dark green, purple, light green, red, brown, magenta, blue and aqua. Slide the button of the matching color to write, push the top down to release it. Assorted colored barrels.

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$3.19 EACH

A Real Grabber

Okay, it isn't the cheapest magnet in the warehouse - but we pulled about 35-40 pounds with this 4-7/8" x 1" x 3/4" ceramic magnet,  and we think it's a bargain. It has a 6" bracket with mounting holes on 5-1/2" centers, plus a 1/2" ID eyehook bolted into the center of it. It's all set to troll the bottom of the lake next time your filing cabinet falls overboard.

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PICK-UP BAR MAGNET

A Real Grabber

Okay, it isn't the cheapest magnet in the warehouse - but we pulled about 35-40 pounds with this 4-7/8" x 1" x 3/4" ceramic magnet,  and we think it's a bargain. It has a 6" bracket with mounting holes on 5-1/2" centers, plus a 1/2" ID eyehook bolted into the center of it. It's all set to troll the bottom of the lake next time your filing cabinet falls overboard.

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$10.95 EACH

Color Til You Drop

From BIC®, the Intensity Coloring Pack includes (50) markers and pencils: (6) metallic markers, (12) fine point markers, (12) ultra-fine point markers and (20) coloring pencils. Color choices move across the spectrum and add a bunch of pastels for floral and unicorn fantasies. In a re-closeable plastic storage container.

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BIC 50-PIECE MARKER AND PENCIL SET

Color Til You Drop

From BIC®, the Intensity Coloring Pack includes (50) markers and pencils: (6) metallic markers, (12) fine point markers, (12) ultra-fine point markers and (20) coloring pencils. Color choices move across the spectrum and add a bunch of pastels for floral and unicorn fantasies. In a re-closeable plastic storage container.

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$17.95 EACH

Show Your Work

You don't have to be a scientist to love these science and lab notebooks. All new, mostly hardcover, most with graph paper pages, some with lines, all with numbered pages and room for project or experiment names and dates. In a nutshell, they’re big, blank books that are as suitable for your diary entries, drawings, poems, collages, shopping lists and hand-written great American novel as they are for science notes. A few have university, lab or drug company names on the front and most are 8-1/2” x 11” with some a little smaller and some a little larger. (But Surplus rules apply: you get what you get without throwing a fit) Can you say “assorted”? Our each is a pack of (2) different, at least one of which will be a hardcover.

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ASSORTED SCIENCE AND LAB NOTEBOOKS

Show Your Work

You don't have to be a scientist to love these science and lab notebooks. All new, mostly hardcover, most with graph paper pages, some with lines, all with numbered pages and room for project or experiment names and dates. In a nutshell, they’re big, blank books that are as suitable for your diary entries, drawings, poems, collages, shopping lists and hand-written great American novel as they are for science notes. A few have university, lab or drug company names on the front and most are 8-1/2” x 11” with some a little smaller and some a little larger. (But Surplus rules apply: you get what you get without throwing a fit) Can you say “assorted”? Our each is a pack of (2) different, at least one of which will be a hardcover.

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$14.50 PKG (2)

Smear Not

Gel pens and mascara—the two causes of smear fear. Cure the first one with this pack of (20) gel highlighter markers. They’re not felt-tip highlighters, but a waxy, crayon-ish filler that lays down a day-glo translucent stripe. You advance it by twisting the top. Manufacturer says it won't dry out, smear or bleed through. You’ll get (10) neon yellow-chartreuse plus (2) each in pink, purple, blue, green and orange.

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NON-SMEARING HIGHLIGHTER MARKERS

Smear Not

Gel pens and mascara—the two causes of smear fear. Cure the first one with this pack of (20) gel highlighter markers. They’re not felt-tip highlighters, but a waxy, crayon-ish filler that lays down a day-glo translucent stripe. You advance it by twisting the top. Manufacturer says it won't dry out, smear or bleed through. You’ll get (10) neon yellow-chartreuse plus (2) each in pink, purple, blue, green and orange.

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$8.50 EACH

Author! Author!

Very popular with elementary school teachers, these hardcover blank books let students create their own storybooks. (Middle-schoolers interviewing and making books for primary grade kids is a popular and civilizing project.) Also great for sketching, journaling or scrapbooking. Pure white blank covers with (14) sheets (28 pages) of 80-lb blank paper inside with a sewn-in binding. You pick the 6” x 8” books or the 8-1/2” x 11” versions.

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SMALL BLANK HARDCOVER BOOK

Author! Author!

Very popular with elementary school teachers, these hardcover blank books let students create their own storybooks. (Middle-schoolers interviewing and making books for primary grade kids is a popular and civilizing project.) Also great for sketching, journaling or scrapbooking. Pure white blank covers with (14) sheets (28 pages) of 80-lb blank paper inside with a sewn-in binding. You pick the 6” x 8” books or the 8-1/2” x 11” versions.

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The Joy of Writing

InkJoy is the Paper Mate® name for a particularly smooth ink, but it’s the medium 1mm points that make these so pleasant to write with. Measure 6” long with black ink and pocket-clip caps. Our each is a pack of (8) pens.

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PAPER MATE® MEDIUM-POINT PENS

The Joy of Writing

InkJoy is the Paper Mate® name for a particularly smooth ink, but it’s the medium 1mm points that make these so pleasant to write with. Measure 6” long with black ink and pocket-clip caps. Our each is a pack of (8) pens.

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$2.75 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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$3.50 EACH

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