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EPISODE 13

Ben re-builds his famous, portable work bench.

It's new…and improved! Using his new CNC machine, Ben creates a new, portable work bench. This version is made of wood, and opens and closes easier than the old one. It also features several enhancements to make the tools and electronics inside easier to access.

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Duratool

DURATOOL

Screwdriver Sets

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Tenma

TENMA

Digital Multimeters

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SPC Technology

SPC TECHNOLOGY

Soldering Station

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Other parts Ben used in this episode
Switches, power supplies, tools, wire, solder, test equipment, and more!Details

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Ben Heck Episode 12 - Ben builds a Super Can Cooler

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Peltier Cooler

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Fluke

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Infrared Thermometer

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Arduino Nano

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Other parts Ben used in this episode
FLUKE, Digital MultimetersDetailsPARALLAX PROPELLER BOARD, Easy to programDetails
HEAT SINKS, Browse our huge selectionDetailsSHIFT REGISTERS, For many applicationsDetails
AXIAL & DIAGONAL FANS, From top manufacturersDetailsMOSFETS, used in Ben's pinball machineDetails
THERMAL PASTE/GREASE, In stock, ready to shipDetailsPOWER SUPPLIES, In stock, ready to shipDetails
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR, N-Channel MOSFETDetailsALUMINUM PLATEDetails
CIRCUIT BOARDS, A wide variety to choose fromDetailsJ-B KWIK, Fast-setting adhesiveDetails
LEDs, A large color selectionDetails  

Ben Heck Episode 11, Ben builds a Portable SEGA CDX!

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TACTILE SWITCHES

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TENMA

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Hand-held multimeter

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USB Connectors

CIRCUIT BOARDS

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Other parts Ben used in this episode
AA RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES, In stock and ready to shipDetailsMOLEX, Contact TerminalsDetails
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR, Step-up Voltage RegulatorDetailsPC BOARD CONNECTORS, Browse our Huge SelectionDetails
GC ELECTRONICS, Test Lead SetDetailsACCELE LCD Video MonitorDetails
SUPER GLUE, CyanoacrylateDetailsSEGA CDX, Game ConsoleDetails
SLIDE SWITCHES, For on/off and moreDetails7V CAMCORDER BATTERIESDetails

Ben Heck Episode 10 - Ben builds a cell phone charger, works on his pinball machine and ressurects an LCD monitor.

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ON Semiconductor

ON Semiconductor

Zener Diode

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USB Connectors

USB Connectors

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Other parts Ben used in this episode
TENMA, Digital Multimeters (DMMs)DetailsTENMA, Variable output DC power suppliesDetails
GC ELECTRONICS, Test lead setDetailsDURATOOL, 6-inch digital caliperDetails
DURATOOL, Screwdriver setsDetails  

Ben Heck Episode 9 - Ben installs his CNC machine and starts to build a pinball machine.

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ARDUINO - ATMEGA328 MCU

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UNO Bootloader

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Other parts Ben used in this episode
SHIFT REGISTERS, Browse our selectionDetailsAMPROBE, USB to serial adapterDetails
LCD DISPLAYS, Ready to ship todayDetailsPARALLAX, Demo boardsDetails
EEPROM, Huge in-stock selectionDetails3.3V VOLTAGE REGULATORS, A huge selectionDetails
CRYSTALS, From top manufacturersDetailsCONNECTORS, Headers and receptaclesDetails
LEDs, A wide range of colorsDetailsRIBBON CABLE, A Ben Heck favoriteDetails
SD CARD CONNECTORS, In stock nowDetails  

Ben Heck Episode 8 Parts List - Military-Grade PS3

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Cables, Connectors and Power Strip

L-COM, 0.5M USB Computer Cable

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L-COM, In-line Adapter, RJ45 Jack to RJ45 Jack

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MULTICOMP, 2M, 28 AWG, Black HDMI Audio/Video Cable, 2M

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SPC TECHNOLOGY, Ethernet Cable Assembly

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TRIPP LITE, 6-Outlet Surge Supressor with Fax & Modem

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Tools

WELLER, 5-40 Watt Variable-power Soldering Station

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KESTER SOLDER, 44 Series Wire Solder

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DURATOOL, Ratchet Screwdriver Set

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DURATOOL, Screwdriver Set

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Components

OMRON, Tactile Switch, 6mm

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Hardware & Miscelaneous
PELICAN, iM2600 Storm Case

SAMSUNG, B2230HD 21.5" Widescreen LCD Monitor w/ Integrated Tuner

NETGEAR, GS105 - 5-Port 10/100/1000Mbps Copper Gigabit SwitchCABLES UNLIMITED, 12-Inch Premium HDMI Cable Splitter
CTG, 40420 Velocity HDMI Female to Male Port Saver AdapterSONY, PS3 Slim Unit
Cordless Hand Drill 

Ben Heck Episode 6 Parts List - Rock Band Controller

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Tools

WELLER, 5-40 Watt Variable-power Soldering Station,

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DURATOOL, Drill Bit Set, 48-piece

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KESTER SOLDER, 44 Series Wire Solder

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DURATOOL, Screwdriver Bit Set

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GC ELECTRONICS, Desoldering Iron

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COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE, Precision Utility Knife

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TENMA, Digital Manual/Auto-ranging Multimeter

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DURATOOL, Ratchet Screwdriver Set

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ARROW FASTENER, Cordless Hot Melt Glue Gun

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DURATOOL, Screwdriver Set

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DREMEL, Model 300 Variable-speed Rotary Tool

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Rock Band Light Multiplier

STMICROELECTRONICS, LDO Voltage Regulator

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3M, Ribbon Cable

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BUD, Battery Holder for (4) AA batteries

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SWITCHCRAFT, Slide Switch

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DURACELL, Alkaline, AA batteries

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Microphone Controller

TYCO ELECTRONICS, 6mm Tactile Switch

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MOLEX, Wire-to-Board Connector Header, 8-Position

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TYCO ELECTRONICS, Board-to-Board Connector Receptacle, 8-Way, 2-Row

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Rock Band Strummer Fix

CHERRY, Snap Action Basic Switch

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XBOX Laptop

OMRON, Tactile Switch, 6mm

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PROJECTS UNLIMITED, 8 Ohm Speaker

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Ben Heck Episode 5 Parts List - Airplane Laptop

Tools & Components

WELLER

WELLER, 5-40 Watt Variable-power Soldering Station, 92F5084

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Drill Bit Set, 48-piece, 99M1215

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KESTER SOLDER

KESTER SOLDER, 44 Series Wire Solder, 34C5648

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Screwdriver Bit Set, 99M1204

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ARROW FASTENER

ARROW FASTENER, Cordless Hot Melt Glue Gun, 60M3196

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Ratchet Screwdriver Set, 01N3545

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DREMEL

DREMEL, Model 300 Variable-speed Rotary Tool, 26P0998

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Screwdriver Set, 01N3560

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COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE

COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE, Precision Utility Knife, 10B751

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, 5-Piece Mini Pliers & Cutter Set, 99M1251

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TENMA

TENMA, Digital Manual/Auto-ranging Multimeter, 02J5540

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 CABLE & WIRE

CABLE & WIRE

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PALADIN TOOLS

PALADIN TOOLS, Cable Stripper, 97H2957

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Tool Box, 01N3624

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2mm PITCH HEADER PLUG

2mm PITCH HEADER PLUG & RECEPTACLE

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 3M or LOCTITE

3M or LOCTITE, Cyanoacrylate (Super Glue)

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HARDWARE & MISCELLANEOUS

Cordless Electric Drill

 

Size 8 nuts

Size 8 screws / knobs / posts JB Weld (JB Quik) epoxy

Ben Heck Episode 4 Parts List - See-through Portal T-shirt

Tools & Components

WELLER

WELLER, 5-40 Watt Variable-power Soldering Station, 92F5084

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DANTONA INDUSTRIES, NiMH AA batteries; 2700mAh, 69R7513

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KESTER SOLDER

KESTER SOLDER, 44 Series Wire Solder, 34C5648

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 KEYSTONE

KEYSTONE, 6-Battery Holder, 60K7093

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ARROW FASTENER

ARROW FASTENER, Cordless Hot Melt Glue Gun, 60M3196

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 KEYSTONE

KEYSTONE, 4-Battery Holder, 58K2780

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SPC TECHNOLOGY

SPC TECHNOLOGY, Stainless Steel Tweezers, 92N3631

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 GENERAL TOOLS

GENERAL TOOLS, Dial Caliper, 32H5322

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L COM

L COM, HDMI to DVI Video Cable, 89M8726#

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 PALADIN TOOLS

PALADIN TOOLS, Cable Stripper, 97H2957

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ALPHA WIRE

ALPHA WIRE, Hook-Up Wire Kit, 85K9573

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 AMPROBE

AMPROBE, Continuity Tester, 49H7417

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DREMEL

DREMEL, Model 300 Variable-speed Rotary Tool, 26P0998

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Tool Box, 01N3624

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL PLIER SET, 3PC, 99M1253

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 MOLEX

MOLEX, Solderless Terminal Kit, 15R8133

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COOPER TOOLS/ WELLER

COOPER TOOLS/ WELLER, Magna-Lite Tabletop Torch, 10M6684

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 GC ELECTRONICS

GC ELECTRONICS, Test Lead Set, 84H1075

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TENMA

TENMA, Digital Manual/Auto-ranging Multimeter, 02J5540

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Ben Heck Episode 3 Parts List - Solenoid Can Crusher Test

COMPONENTS (Solenoid Can Crusher Test)

SQUARE D

SQUARE D, Single-phase Househouse Circuit Breaker, 71M0300

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 PANASONIC

PANASONIC, 1000uf 250 Volt Capacitors, 01M7614

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MULTICOMP

MULTICOMP, Bridge Rectifier, 50A, 600V, 24M2288

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 EATON

EATON, Large, High Current Toggle Switch, 06P9782

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VISHAY

VISHAY, Fast Diode, 60A, 200V, TO-247AC, 19K8532

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 ALPHA WIRE

ALPHA WIRE, 16AWG Hook-Up Wire, 02F6822

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BELDEN

BELDEN Magnet Wire, 18 AWG, Copper, 300' Length Spool, 36F769

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(Stepper Motor Can Crusher Test)

PARALLAX

PARALLAX, Development Tool, 25M2469

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 LINENGINEERING

LINENGINEERING, Bi-polar Stepper Motor, 84R6124

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LINENGINEERING

LINENGINEERING, Bi-polar Stepper Motor Driver, 16M4189

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 TDK-LAMBDA

TDK-LAMBDA, 24V, 6.5A Power Supply, 72K0767

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TOOLS

WELLER

WELLER, 5-40 Watt Variable-power Soldering Station, 92F5084

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, 5-Piece Mini Pliers & Cutter Set, 99M1251

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KESTER SOLDER

KESTER SOLDER, 44 Series Wire Solder, 34C5648

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 GENERAL TOOLS

GENERAL TOOLS, Dial Caliper, 32H5322

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Drill Bit Set, 48-piece, 99M1215

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 COOPER TOOLS/ WELLER

COOPER TOOLS/ WELLER, Magna-Lite Tabletop Torch, 10M6684

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Screwdriver Bit Set, 99M1204

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 PALADIN TOOLS

PALADIN TOOLS, Cable Stripper, 97H2957

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COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE

COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE, Precision Utility Knife, 10B751

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 AMPROBE

AMPROBE, Continuity Tester, 49H7417

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Ratchet Screwdriver Set, 01N3545

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Tool Box, 01N3624

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Screwdriver Set, 01N3560

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HARDWARE & MISCELLANEOUS

L And H Series Timing Belt Pulley, Xl-series, Fit 1/4"& 3/8"w Belt, 2.138"od,30 Teeth

 

Chrome Plated Steel Shaft, 1/2" Od, 18" Length

L And H Series Timing Belt Pulley, Xl-series, Fit 1/4"& 3/8"w Belt, 2.138"od,30 Teeth

 

Cordless Electric Drill

Trapezoidal Tooth Urethane Timing Belt, .200" Pitch,trade Sz 120xl,12" Outer Circle, 3/8"w

 

Off-the-shelf wall mounted can crusher

Ptfe Filled Delrin Tube, 5/8" Od, 1/2" Id, 1/16" Wall Thickness

 

 

BLACK & DECKER, Infrawave Infrared Toaster Oven

   

Ben Heck Episode 2 Parts List - Mini CNC Machine

COMPONENTS

3M

3M, Flat/Ribbon Cable

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 MULTICOMP

MULTICOMP, ATmega1280 Based Arduino-type Development Board

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LINENGINEERING

LINENGINEERING, Bi-polar Stepper Motor Driver

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 HAMLIN ELECTRONICS

HAMLIN ELECTRONICS, Magnetic Proximity Sensor SPST/NO

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LINENGINEERING

LINENGINEERING, Bi-polar Stepper Motor, 84R6124

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 HAMLIN ELECTRONICS

HAMLIN ELECTRONICS, Sensor Magnet for use with 59145

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TOOLS

WELLER

WELLER, 5-40 Watt Variable-power Soldering Station

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Ratchet Screwdriver Set

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TENMA

TENMA, Digital Manual/Auto-ranging Multimeter

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Screwdriver Set

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KESTER SOLDER

KESTER SOLDER, 44 Series Wire Solder

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, 5-Piece Mini Pliers & Cutter Set

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DREMEL

DREMEL, Model 300 Variable-speed Rotary Tool

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 GENERAL TOOLS

GENERAL TOOLS, Dial Caliper

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Drill Bit Set, 48-piece

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 PALADIN TOOLS

PALADIN TOOLS, Cable Stripper

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DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Screwdriver Bit Set

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 AMPROBE

AMPROBE, Continuity Tester

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COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE

COOPER TOOLS/XCELITE, Precision Utility Knife

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL, Tool Box

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HARDWARE & MISCELLANEOUS

Alloy Steel Precision Acme Threaded Rod

4140 Alloy Steel Precision Acme Threaded Rod 3/8"-10 Size, 1/10" Travel Distance/Turn, 3'L, RH Thread

 Tool Steel Tight

O1 Tool Steel Tight -Tolerance Rod .5156" Diameter, 3' Length

PORTER CABLE

PORTER CABLE, Laminate Router

 Carbon Steel Seamless Tubing

Carbon Steel Seamless Tubing 5/8" OD, .527" ID, .049" Wall, 3' Length

Bronze Precision Acme Round Nut

Bronze Precision Acme Round Nut 3/8"-10 Size RH Thread

 Hose Clamps

Hose Clamps

W1 Tool Steel Rod

W1 Tool Steel Rod .5156" Diameter, 1' Length

 Hand Drill

Hand Drill

BLACK & DECKER

BLACK & DECKER, Infrawave Infrared Toaster Oven

   

Ben Heck Episode 1 Parts List- Single Handed Xbox 360 Controller

COMPONENTS

CHERRY - D45L-R1AA, Snap Action Basic Switch

CHERRY - Snap Action Basic Switch

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 BD060-08-A-N-0230-L-D

GLOBAL CONNECTOR TECHNOLOGY - Board-to-Board Connector

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Amphenol FCI - 54202-S08-08 - Pin Header

Amphenol FCI - Pin Header

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3M - 3365/16 (100') - Flat / Ribbon Cable

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TOOLS

COOPER TOOLS/WELLER

COOPER TOOLS/WELLER - 25 Watt Soldering Iron

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 COOPER TOOLS / XCELITE

COOPER TOOLS / XCELITE - Precision Utility Knife

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SPC TECHNOLOGY

SPC TECHNOLOGY - Desoldering Pump

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL - 5-Piece Mini Pliers & Cutter Set

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KESTER SOLDER

KESTER SOLDER - 44 Series Wire Solder

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 PALADIN

PALADIN TOOLS - Cable Stripper

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LOCTITE

LOCTITE - 3G Tube, Ethyl Cyanoacrylate

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 AMPROBE

AMPROBE - Continuity Tester

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DREMEL

DREMEL - Model 300 Variable Speed Rotary Tool

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 DURATOOL

DURATOOL - Tool Box

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CRESCENT

CRESCENT - 7-in-1 Dura-Driver Interchangeable-Bit Screwdriver

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