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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Apr, 1956)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

PAINT CAN PRIES on brush handles would obviate hunting for, misusing, faithful screw driver. Peter Day, Thornwood, N. Y.

GETAWAY INSURANCE: 15-inch extensions on front and rear bumpers. Great for city parking. Karl L. Martin, Cleveland, Ohio.

TOILETRY DISPENSERS. Hotel guests could buy toothpaste, shave cream, hair tonic on the spot Dale Hodges, Barrie, Ont

PULL-OUT EXTENSIONS that reel back into outlets automatically; enough cord for each job. G. A. Catone, Pittsburgh, Pa.

SILENT HELPERS: suction cups on ends of steel tape measures, for measuring long objects. D. L. Stelling, Margaret, Manitoba.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Jan, 1969)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

TUNEFUL phone ring instead of shrill one we’re used to hearing. Mrs. Wertko, Carthage, Mo.

WAKE-UP pills to arouse snoozer at a predetermined time. Jeff Crawford, Levant, Me.

TIME-CHANNEL changer to turn on TV at set time. Joanne Gadin, Chateauguay, Que.

FRAME with several pictures on a roll to permit quick change of scene. Jerry Patee, Ridgefield, Wash.

COUNTDOWN clocks on dryers so that mother would know how much longer she must wait. George Leduc, Central Falls, R.I.

WIN $5 for your invention idea. Describe on a postcard and mail to Inventions Wanted Editor, Mechanix Illustrated, 67 W. 44th St., New York, N.Y. 10036. Each idea that we publish wins $5.

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INVENTIONS WANTED (Jul, 1960)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

ADHESIVE on back of sandpaper to eliminate the slipping of paper when used on a block. Theodore Malone, Wolfeboro, N. H.

THREE-MANACLE handcuffs would secure both hands of prisoner; third one would be attached to cop. Danny Porter, Dallas, Tex.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Oct, 1954)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

BUILT-IN PLASTIC UMBRELLA which could be quickly unfurled oyer outdoor clothes drier when it starts to rain. Waldemar Sanabria. Chicago, 111.

ELECTRO MAGNETIC NAIL-PULLER would make this an easy chore tor the carpenter or the Do-It-Yourself fan at home. Gene Robinson. Abilene. Kan.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Apr, 1957)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

Is there a gadget yon think should be invented? If so, send its description to Inventions Wonted Editor, MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED. 67 West 44th St.. N.Y. 36. N.Y. Each one printed will be awarded $5.

HANDY MITTENS for quick furniture polishing sessions. Impregnated with polish and disposable. A. W. Jackson, Wichita, Kan.

PRIVATE PROGRAMMER television control sets program selections for entire evening of fun. Jack Lloyd, Hollywood, Calif.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Nov, 1958)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

REMOVABLE CEILING TILE fitted with snap fasteners could be taken down and cleaned. Jeanne Holwager, Commiskey, Ind.

EDIBLE TAPE would be a great boon to midnight raiders who like to build Dagwood sandwiches. J. C. Taylor, Portland, Conn.

SNAP-OUT LENSES for girls who like to have several frames to go with different outfits. Susan Hall, West Burlington, N. Y.

SNAP-OUT GRILLES that would cut down cleaning time for the spit-and-polish car owner. Larry J. Ealy, Traverse City, Mich.

PLASTIC BUBBLE to be worn by combine operators to keep chaff out of eyes, ears, nose and neck. Billy Elvin, Douglas, Wash.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Oct, 1955)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

LUMINOUS SIGN in railroad cars to announce approaching stations, eliminate mumbled calls. T. C. Alexander, Urbana. Ill.

GLOWING balls, racquets, nets, boundary lines so tennis lovers could romp in summer twilight. Bill Dong, Vancouver, Canada.

REPLACEABLE BLOTTER that fits in fountain pen cap and is ever-ready to absorb those blobs of ink. David Katsuki, Media, Pa.

FILTERED EXHAUST on autos to do away with threat of carbon monoxide poisoning, purify air. Arthur Stone, Oshaway, Canada.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Nov, 1968)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

FISH FOOD in time-release capsules that would dissolve over several days or weeks. Philip F. Sidotti, Glassboro. N. J.

QUARTER-IN.-WIDE safety razor lor a professional-looking home trim around the ears. George Smith. Chicago, Ill.

ICE CREAM freezer that could be hooked up to an exercise bike to make your perspiration more worthwhile. Ross White, Hueytown. Ala.

COMBINATION chapstick-suntan oil (refill-able) holder on a neckstring for the convenience of skiers. Scott Wilson, Selma. Calif.

TYPEWRITER ribbon cartridges that could be dropped in cleanly, like film in an Instamatic camera. R. S. Liholm, Anacortes, Wash.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Mar, 1956)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

SLIDEOUT TV SCREEN to clean away dust without removing back panel, picture tube. Mrs. Lewis Marchiafava, New Orleans, La.

BUILT-IN CEILING rollers with various colored wallpaper to change decor by pulling shades. J. Harmon, Dorchester, Mass.

DOUBLE-DIALED phones for facing desks to do away with fumbling. Can be dialed from either side. G. Sarra, Frackville, Penna.

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INVENTIONS WANTED! (Dec, 1958)

INVENTIONS WANTED!

WIN $5 for year invention idea. Describe en a postcard and mail to Inventions Wanted Editor, Mechanix Illustrated, 87 W. 44th St, New York, N.Y. 10036. Each idea that we publish wins $5.

FISH FOOD in time-release capsules that would dissolve over several days or weeks. Philip F. Sidotti, Glassboro. N. J.

ICE CREAM freezer that could be hooked up to an exercise bike to make your perspiration more worthwhile. Ross White, Hueytown. Ala.

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