VACUUM STORAGE BAGS AND THE END OF THE PUFFY CLOTHES CRISIS

Vacuum Storage BagIn 1999, the United States government, using precious tax dollars, conducted an 8-year, $330 million dollar study to find out why clothes got puffy with age. The results were truly remarkable – while fibers do breakdown as clothes get washed and worn thus loosening the weave and causing some increase in volume, the real reason why clothes take up so much more space in our closets and drawers over time is because as we get older, the time spent carefully folding and ironing clothes is inversely proportionate to the time spent consuming strawberry margaritas. When the results were published, the public clamored for a solution to the Puffy Clothes Crisis. The obvious answer of switching to regular or peach margaritas had no effect.

The situation was hopeless… hopeless that is until a bartender named Horatio Fanglehorn from El Duende, New Mexico, had an idea. Fanglehorn noticed that pimento olives kept longer than regular pitted olives. As fate would endow, one of Fanglehorn’s regular customers at the Rusty Catfish Bar & Postal Annex happened to be a food deterioration specialist who surmised that the pitted olive had more surface area in contact with air, hence, deteriorated quicker than the pimento olive which had less surface area exposed to air due to a big ol’ pimento stuffed into it (note: “big ol’” is the scientific term for large).

At home, Fanglehorn’s closets were overflowing with puffy clothes. One fine Sunday afternoon while cleaning out the master-bedroom closet, his wife commented “This sucks!” That’s when Fanglehorn had his “aha” moment – suck out the air! Not only will clothes be preserved but more importantly sucking out the air would condense their volume, thus creating more space. Flash forward to Harbor Freight Tools and the Set of Three Vacuum Storage Bags made from durable polyethylene and nylon. The Vacuum Storage Bags are reusable, airtight and watertight. Plus, they’re transparent so you can view the contents, making sure your three-year-old didn’t vacuum seal last night’s leftover lasagna while you fell asleep watching reruns of Breaking Bad. The set includes one large and two medium bags as well as a bonus roll-up compression bag. Pack clothing, blankets or camping gear in the Vacuum Storage Bags then use your vacuum cleaner to remove the air from inside. No pimentos needed!

Thanks to Horatio Fanglehorn and Harbor Freight Tools, you can visit any one of our 500 stores and put an end to the Puffy Clothes Crisis once and for all…

Vacuum Storage Bags, Set of Three
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Get Additional Storage Space with the V-Shaped Hang-All

Need some extra storage space in your shop or garage but don’t know where to put it?  Set yourself up with a V-Shape Hang-All (SKU#: 68995) and you’ll free up your storage capacity without having to purchase another big tool chest!  This all-steel storage hanger from Harbor Freight Tools mounts easily to your wall with pre-drilled mounting holes and provides the perfect place to hang your hoses, rope, ladders, even bikes and much more!

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With this handy hang-all, you won’t have to find more space on the floor of your shop to store extra equipment.  You’ll still have all the room you had before but with convenient hanging space on your wall for loose ends, extra tools, or just accessories you need out of the way.  And on top of that, the items you place on the hang-all will be even more accessible than they would be if stored in a drawer or cabinet. Best of all though, this excellent storage tool comes in at just $1.99! That’s a price that can hang tough with any of the competing brands.

Of course, there are a few Harbor Freight customers who have found even more uses for the V-Shape Hang-All other than hanging tools from.  Here’s one YouTube user (Burn Barrel Media) who figured out how to use the hanger to stabilize his video camera:

Thanks for the kind words, Burn Barrel!  But when you order with Harbor Freight, shipping is a flat $6.99 except for overweight items.  And this item certainly isn’t overweight since it’s being used to help hold Burn Barrel Media’s video camera.  But he’s not the only one satisfied with his purchase:

“I have hung about 12 of these out in my little work shop and have about 10 in reserve. I couldn’t ask for an easier to install hanger that afford a lot of space. I usually pick them up during a sidewalk sale or promotional ad and buy them on the cheap. Have a very nice finish with protector boots on the ends. Can mount with 2 or 4 screws depending on the weight factor. Very nice and another HFT winner!” – by Old Devil Dog from Longview, WA

“I’ve used these as guitar and bass stands, either mounted on a wall or mounted on a home-made rack for multiple guitars and basses. This beats paying ten times as much for a real guitar stand at musical instrument stores. Best to wait for these to go on sale and stock up if you have several guitars and basses in your jam space, garage, studio, or store.” – by Magengar from Rensselaer, NY

“Used this for hanging air hose but it is strong enough to hang 50+ pounds of weight. I have seen similar hangers at other stores that are made of flimsy, thin metal and they are useless. These are strong and well made.” – by mechanicDave from Kentucky

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As you can see, this awesome hang-all really does hang just about anything!  From tools and hoses to instruments and more, this steel hanger is just as versatile as its name implies.  Wherever you need extra space, the V-Shape Hang-All is ready to be mounted and to hold up to 44 lbs. of your stuff. Easy to use and inexpensive, the Hang-All is the ideal way to store a multitude of items!

 

YOUR PERMANENTLY ATTACHED GARAGE NIGHTMARE IS OVER!

Portable Garage

Tired of garages permanently attached to your house or other dwelling? Fatigued by having to park your car, truck or motorcycle in the same place day after day? Worried that if you don’t park your vehicle in a fixed and firm garage, it will be subject to harsh weather, grueling sunlight and paint-ruining bat guano? Now, thanks to the seller of the Portable Fish Finder, Portable Scaffolding and Portable Wet Cutting Tile Saw comes a revolutionary product that makes protecting your vehicle portarrific! Check out the 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garage (#69039) by Harbor Freight Tools!

This portable garage protects your vehicle in all kinds of weather with a drum-tight cover and door panel. The best-in-class cover attachment keeps the portable garage cover secure during heavy rains or wind. Featuring a stabilized 1.27″ dia. all-steel frame with a weather resistant enamel finish, 15″ auger anchors for dirt or asphalt and heavy duty webbed straps with ratchet-action tensioning to keep the cover tight and secure, this portable garage provides unparalleled protection to your vehicle. The cover material itself is made from a mysterious polymer found in outer space during a secret military mission to Venus. It’s weather-resistant, UV treated and when wrapped around your head, can protect you from the ill effects of gamma radiation and Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Ready to get your 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garage today? Wait, there’s more! Buy one 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garage in the next ten minutes and we’ll sell you another 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garage for the exact same price as the first one! That’s two 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garages for one combined ridiculously low price! But hold onto your socks because if you buy two 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garages in the next 2 minutes and fifteen seconds, we’ll throw in the Portable Tire Changer for 20% off! (Disclaimer: 20% coupon must be provided at time of purchase and can only be used for the Portable Tire Changer; the earlier claim that the 10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garage cover material can protect one against the ill effects of Keeping Up with the Kardashians was solely used for advertising hype and is actually false – there is nothing on the planet nor anywhere in the known universe that can protect you from the Kardashians.)

Sounds too true to be good… I mean too good to be true? Visit one of our 500 stores nationwide and discover that portable is more than affordable at Harbor Freight!

10 ft. x 17 ft. Portable Garage
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A Light for Under the Cabinet… and Just About Anywhere Else

Sometimes you need extra light in spaces that aren’t really set up for it. Maybe… under the cabinet, for example? That’s why Harbor Freight Tools carries the Four Head, 12 LED Under-Cabinet Light (SKU# 96794)! But don’t let that fool you. This convenient, easy-to-install light set-up is more versatile than its name implies. It works just as well inside the closet, over the bed, above a shelf, or many other places where you could use some additional visibility. And at just $10.29 each, the only thing you won’t be seeing is red.

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Each of the four adjustable heads includes three white LEDs that last up to 100,000 hours each. So if you’re worried about having to replace them often, you can rest assured that these lamps are made to last. All you need is six AAA batteries (sold separately) and a spot to brighten up! Whether it’s the closet, the work space, the kitchen, the bookshelf, or, yes even the cabinet, the Four Head, 12 LED Under-Cabinet Light is the easy, affordable way to illuminate dark corners and dim areas. But, if you’re still in the dark about this item, check out a few glowing reviews from actual customers:

“I bought it to see if it would work in a trailer project I plan to start soon. I ended up mounting it up above my tool box as it sits in a darker corner of my garage. It works perfect. The adjustable light angles make covering a larger area easy. I plan on buying many more for my trailer project.” – by Trout Slayer from New Mexico

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“I bought one of these to use under my hutch to illuminate my home office desk. This thing is great. I can aim each individual lamp where I want light and it gives off a cool glow. It really sets a great mood in my office. The only thing I would add is the ability to use an A/C adapter but I suppose I could splice one in myself. The battery life seems great so far too.” – by Tim the Runner from Cross Lanes, WV

“I use these lights running off a 12v system using Harbor Freight’s “Universal USB 12 Volt Adapter” as a 12v to 5v converter. I have 2 of these and have been running them for over a year. Cheaper LEDs have burnt out but these have had no problems even though they are still pretty inexpensive. The adjustable heads are nice and they look more professional than the DIY projects I’ve tried. Light color is cool/blueish, but that’s to be expected from a LED light.” – by Rick’s Fork from Fort Collins, CO

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No longer will you have to strain your eyes as you hunt around blindly for dropped items or the right tool. And it’s also great for saving a couple bucks on your electricity bill by having a light for a small space so you won’t have to turn on the big light every time. What could be better than an item that helps you see and saves you money??

OBD II & CAN Code Reader with Multilingual Menu

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If cars could talk, you’d still need an interpreter to figure out their problems. That’s where the OBD II & CAN Code Reader with Multilingual Menu (item #: 98568) from Harbor Freight Tools comes in. While it looks like a combination smart phone/digital deep fryer thermometer, the Code Reader is a technical marvel.  The CAN OBDII Code Reader reads your car’s computer to find out what the problems are when the “CHECK ENGINE” light comes on. And speaking of interpreters, you can get the information about the detected malfunction in English, French or Spanish. But what if you speak English and drive a French car down to Mexico and the check engine light comes on? You’re covered. But if you’re German and drive a Japanese car down to India and the check engine light comes on, you may be in trouble, unless of course you speak English, French or Spanish.

The point is you could save some serious euros, yen or renminbi by diagnosing auto issues yourself! You’ll even save a pretty pula on extra batteries because the OBD II & CAN Code Reader with Multilingual Menu doesn’t need them – it’s powered by your vehicle’s battery. To get your OBD II & CAN Code Reader with Multilingual Menu, visit any one of Harbor Freight’s 500 stores. There’s probably one nearby because it’s a small world after all…

OBD II & CAN Code Reader with Multilingual Menu
item#: 98568

Keep Fenders Clean and Scratch-Free While You Work!

Whether you’re a professional mechanic or an at-home auto enthusiast, you know how important it is to keep things clean and organized. At least as much as possible anyway. And when you’re working under the hood, things can get messy. That’s why Harbor Freight Tools has you (and your fender) covered with the heavy duty Fender Cover Work Mat. With this handy accessory draped over your fender and work area, you’ll not only keep grease and oil off your vehicle but scratches too. And at just $9.99 each, you won’t be spending a lot of scratch to get it!

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This tough, durable mat fits right over your fender and stays put for as long as you need it to with four covered magnets.  And the vinyl surface is simple to clean and wipe so there’s no lingering mess.  The underside is made of nylon to improve longevity and makes this excellent fender cover mat a must-have accessory for any auto worker! Just see what one satisfied customer has to say:

“If you do any under hood work on cars or trucks this is a lifesaver. Stop from accidental scratches or spilling chemicals (like brake fluid or coolant) on the finish of your car or truck while working on them to save money. Plus, with this cover you won’t scratch the car with your belt buckle or tools that drop. Work better with more confidence w/o worrying about the finish of the car.” – by Big Bad Dad from Bellingham, WA

Obviously Big Bad Dad loves his cars. And for anyone else who loves cars, you want to keep them damage free and clean, even while you’re repairing them. So don’t leave the smoothness of your car’s finish up to chance! Pick up a Fender Cover Work Mat from Harbor Freight and keep your work area clean!

THE LATEST FAD WITH TEENAGERS—SANDBLASTING!

Pressurized Abrasive BlasterIn a recent unsubstantiated report, unsupported facts reveal that the latest fad among teenagers is—sandblasting. Ginger P. from Arlee, Montana commented “I just got like so tired of planking and that video ‘What Does the Fox Say?’ I don’t think foxes really sound like that. But like whatever, who cares. What really gets me upset are people who are mean to animals and rusted metal parts. I can’t change people’s hearts when it comes to dogs and howler monkeys and stuff but I can load up the Pressurized Abrasive Blaster from Harbor Freight Tools with some sweet abrasive media and get rid of rust!”

Ginger went on to talk about how her popularity has really grown in high school since she started in with auto paint removal as well using the Pressurized Abrasive Blaster. “I was voted prom queen and I’m dating the captain of the football team. I think he’s just dating me for my Pressurized Abrasive Blaster but like who cares, he’s so cute! OMG, like the Pressurized Abrasive Blaster is the best!” When asked what made it the best, Ginger commented:

“Like the media hopper for up to 1.3 hour working time with standard media and tip.”

Like the pressurized tank that moves abrasives at 80 to 90 percent of air speed.”

Like the water trap that removes moisture to prevent clogging.

Like the nozzle end shutoff valve for safety.

And like the 6 in. rubber wheels!”

In additional to popular teens, do-it-yourselfers and contractors can all enjoy the Pressurized Abrasive Blaster when used with an air compressor (sold separately).  “LOL, like he forgot to tell you it can be used with the Blast Cabinet also sold separately! Like go to one of 500 Harbor Freight stores nationwide to get the Pressurized Abrasive Blaster and then like u and me can be BFFs!!!”

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A Versatile Storage Container to Organize Any Trunk!

You don’t have to be a professional contractor or even a home handyman to take full advantage of the Trunk Organizer from Harbor Freight Tools.  Sure, it’s got large compartments and convenient side pockets to hold your tools, but this is a versatile item that will serve a variety of purposes for the whole family.  If this tough organizer isn’t packed full of tools, then it’s safely holding groceries, or drinks and snacks for the big picnic, or towels and sunscreen for a day at the beach!  Whatever the case may be, this is sure to be your go-to case for storing a vast array of items.

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Whatever you happen to have stored in the Trunk Organizer will sit safely while you drive, thanks to non-slip pads.  This way, you know your supplies, tools, or other materials won’t shift and won’t be damaged during transportation.  And when the tool case isn’t in use, it easily folds down to be conveniently stored away until it’s needed.  Lightweight and durable, you just might need to get an extra one for the family.  Otherwise, they’ll constantly be asking to borrow it.  And who needs the hassle?  Not you.  That’s why you’re getting the Trunk Organizer in the first place.

“These things were really a bargain. Bought 2 to put in the back of my 2012 GMC Terrain and I couldn’t be happier. Great for keeping those bags of groceries and other loose items from rolling around. They fold up nicely, and compact if you need to put bigger items in the back. Don’t go spend a fortune at other places, buy these. I plan on getting 1 or 2 more for my wife’s car trunk.” – by Carl from Springfield, MO

“I wanted something to keep my Subaru Outback’s rear space organized. I found these and took a chance. I bought two and couldn’t be happier. I use one for all my usual storage (first aid kit, wipes, tarp, etc.) and then I keep the other folded for use when I go shopping. They are great for keeping groceries in place. Nice grips on the bottom keep them from sliding. These are well-made and can be carried when full.” – by JJ from Connecticut

“These things are great! I bought one to keep in the trunk of my wife’s car and by now we’ve bought 3 of them…” – by Pete from San Antonio, TX

As you can see from these fan reviews, these Trunk Organizers are kindof like Lays potato chips; you can’t have just one.  Once you see how useful these storage containers are (and affordable at just $10.00 each), you’ll want to pick up a couple extra for additional tasks.  Keep items from sliding, spilling, breaking, or leaking with this tough and durable Trunk Organizer!

THE FOURTH OF JULY—A TIME TO BE REFLECTIVE…

2 in. x 12 in. Red and White Reflective Strips, 10 PcJuly 4th is quickly approaching. Another birthday for America—and as we all grow older, an opportunity to be reflective, literally and figuratively. It’s a time to reflect on our potentially obstinate delusion of a patriotic milieu that engages in an overbearing hubris that identifies antidisestablishmentarianism as a floccinaucinihilipilification. How does that translate to you personally? Well, if you were a humuhumunukunukuapua’a, you’d never survive in an aequeosalinocalcalinosetaceoaluminosocupreovitriolic fish tank. Figuratively speaking of course.

Literally speaking, check out the 10-Piece, 2 in. x 12 in. Red and White Reflective Strips from Harbor Freight Tools. The and red and white reflective tape is perfect for marking mailboxes, loading docks, fences, barriers and Uncle Ed when he’s passed out in the driveway after one-too-many red, white and blue margaritas at the family 4th of July picnic. The strips feature a high visibility diamond-shaped pattern, reflective acrylic and micro-glass beads, weather resistant backing, and if that isn’t enough to warm your heart, the reflective strips comply with FMUSS 108 55.7.1 and ASTM D495-90 standards. Compare that to competitors who charge a fortune for reflective strips that aren’t even FMUSS 108 55.7.1 and ASTM D495-90able!

Literally speaking, visit one of 500 Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide to get the 10-Piece 2 in. x 12 in. Red and White Reflective Strips at a ridiculously low price. Figuratively speaking, you are a one-winged quail of mystification.

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