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Headband Magnifier

Highly recommended headband-mounted magnifier

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19R05.01 Headband Magnifier
Expected by 12/26/2014
$47.90 $36.80  
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For close work as an artist, modeler or craftsman, magnified inspection of a surface or small area is frequently critical. Hand-held glasses are awkward because they leave you with only one free hand. A hands-free, headband-mounted magnifier is usually the preferred solution, but there are a intimidating number to choose from. Out of the dozens of designs available, we recommend this as one of the very best.

First, the headband is comfortable to wear for extended periods (most are too stiff to fit well). Second, there are focused lights on both sides of the headband (4 AAA batteries - not included). Third, there are three sets of fitted lenses: two are double lenses - one is fixed, and the other folds up and down before your eyes on an interior hinge - and the third lens is an outside rotating single eye loupe. The combinations of magnification (using the three) ranges from 1.8X to 4.8X, depending on which lenses you select. Taiwan.

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3  - 
Great idea, could be made better
Reviewed By:   (Santa Clara, CA) 
I use the hand-band magnifier very frequently and I find it to be one of the most useful tools that I have. I found that lights on the side were not always staying on. The batteries were loose. I used a small screwdriver to spread the battery retention spring out a bit and now that the batteries are snug, it works like a charm.

1  - 
Mag Headlight
Reviewed By:   (Greenville, TX) 
Cheap with lousy velcro strap, I opened the box and the light switch had already fallen off. I ordered two and both were the same. I'll send them back.

Response By: Garrett Wade Tech Department
Thank you for your review on the Headband Magnifier. We are sorry that you had this problem. We are looking into how this could have happened. Our apologies for the inconvenience.

5  - 
Reviewed By:   (Apple Valley, CA) 
The magnifier works great. They are especially excellent for getting out small wood slivers. Thanks again for a great product!!!!!!!!

3  - 
Reviewed By:   (Greenbrier, AR) 
Really helps to see small parts but the lights go dim to quickly. they are not very bright to begin with. I think they should use LED.

5  - 
First Time Buyer
Reviewed By:   (Baltimore, Maryland) 
First the catalog was so impressive,I decided to make a purchase. The Headband Magnifier arrived on time. It was exactly as stated in catalog and what I wanted. works great and will visit again soon.

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