Archive for January, 2013

Model Trains, Slot Cars & More: Maintain Electrical Connections with Rail Zip

January 17th, 2013
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Rail Zip is a great product for cleaning and maintaining smooth tracks for trains and slot cars.  It is a highly concentrated track cleaner and corrosion inhibitor that can be used anywhere you find electrical connections, plugs and fuses.  It penetrates through corrosion and restores electrical conductivity while eliminating any arching or sparking.  A little bit of Rail Zip goes a long way.  Check out this awesome video by model train expert, Mike Fifer, for excellent tips for track maintenance!

Note:  Rail Zip is also a great product for maintaining outdoor light fixtures.  Use it anywhere you have the potential for electrical contact and corrosion problems. 

[Video Credit:  You Tube]

Neanderthal Super Glue? Check this out!

January 15th, 2013
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Watch Neanderthal Superglue on PBS. See more from NOVA.

Fancy Flower Pots For Spring!

January 15th, 2013
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Source: via Tracey on Pinterest


It’s winter, but it’s never too early to begin thinking about spring!  Here’s a great craft idea that will keep you busy all winter long and add glitz and glamour to your garden come springtime.  This gorgeous pot was made by spray painting a clay pot white and then trimming the sides with jewel-like, flat-sided marbles.  The marbles can be attached using a clear silicone sealant or epoxy … both provide more outdoor protection from weathering than traditional glues.

We think adding beads, buttons, jewels, small ornaments or even natural items like beans, peas, or small rocks to your outdoor pots would look great as well!

If you decorate an outdoor flower pot using either our silicone sealant or epoxy as the adhesive, send us your story, along with a picture of your project and you may win free samples!

Unique Wineglasses Will Suit You To A Tea!

January 15th, 2013
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[Photo/Source Credit:  Frances Janisch via Country Living]

Here’s a clever way to give your Valentine’s Day Party a new twist!  This amazing DIY project recycles teacups into wineglasses!  Presto!  What a beautiful way to add a touch of tradition to your modern day, late afternoon “wine/tea party”.  Using super glue’s clear drying glass adhesive simply attach a wineglass stem to the bottom of a teacup and within minutes you are ready to party!  Check out the Country Living blog for more details on how to make them.  Now, what will it be?  Wine or Tea?