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Unexpected Fame, Part Two

My Nerf Revoltinator Repaint has garnered attention and praise at the Nerf Fandom Wiki site! Thanks go out to Elliott Wilson for linking back to me! https://nerf.fandom.com/wiki/Thread:80918 Wait ’til you see what I’ve got in store for the future… —Dr. Sabins

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News of the Future…

Greetings!It has recently come to my attention that coin-cell battery technology is getting even more advanced as of late. This WIRED story about Li-Si batteries may be part of the future of such technology. Another interesting story from WIRED heralds the creation of an exceedingly damage-resistant Li-ion battery. Neat stuff, even though it may be […]

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Sad News…

It appears that my supplier of the more magenta-violet color of LEDs (in the 460-nm range) have discontinued their line of products. I will be unable to create items that shine in that color once supplies have run out. I will instead make LED devices that use roughly 400-nm wavelength colors, on the border of […]

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Change In Shipping Services

Dear Loyal Customers,It is to my regret that I must change my preferred method of shipment services to deliver my carefully crafted items to you. I will no longer be using United States Postal Services due to recent unpredictability in their services.While switching to United Parcel Services may be a more costly option, it is […]

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Working Towards RoHS

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive was adopted in the European Union in 2003 as a measure to restrict the use of harmful substances in manufactured electronics. Since we’re living in a global economy now, the RoHS compliance standard covers many electronic components shipped worldwide. At the top of the list of these substances is […]

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Specifications on Allowable Shipments of Lithium Batteries

Earlier, I had made a post regarding the prohibited shipment of batteries containing lithium, such as coin-cell batteries:
Batteries *not* included? 🙁

After a review of USPS guidelines for allowable shipments, I can safely say that is no longer necessarily the case:
349 Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials (Hazard Class 9)

It seems that bulk shipments of more than 4 batteries, or more batteries than necessary to operate a device, must be marked with fire hazard warning stickers. Since each item is only shipped with enough batteries to operate them, this is no longer a problem. Therefore, USPS will be used again for all shipping needs, as previously considered.

I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused in the meantime.