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If your hands are always cold as ice, you need one of these rechargeable hand warmers. (My daughter needs one; her hands are always as cold as ice.) Its lithium-ion battery charges from USB power, and then it can provide you with up to 6 hours of heat (up to a maximum of 130oF) to keep your hands toasty warm. It’s only 4″ long x 2 ” wide x 1″ thick, so it fits easily in your pocket or bag so it’s always ready to warm up your hands. It also can be used to give a quick shot of power to your phone or tablet to keep it powered while you’re away from a power outlet. The Rechargeable Hand Warmer is $49.95 at firstSTREET.
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I keep looking for a good handwarmer and found a lot of glowing promises and rotten reviews (generally complaining about the amount of heat or the battery life). I’ve seen the press release for this one on a number of sites but no third party reviews. Can you let us know if it works in practice?
This looks like a good idea in theory. Let’s hope it work in practice.
Meanwhile, I always like to tell this story.
My mother grew up in a Kosher home, so it was very hard for her to eat at school.
So every day her mother (my grandmother) would make her two hard-boiled eggs. My mother would put one in each pocket (or mitten, I don’t remember which), and walk to school with the eggs warming her hands.
Then by lunchtime, she had two eggs to eat. I don’t remember what she did to get home.
@Hildy – have you tried one of these reusable gel hand warmers?
I haven’t tried that particular one but I have tried something similar. Iit works great the first time but I had problems “recharging” them. They use a chemical reaction, not electricity, and you boil them to recharge. They also loose their warmth fast.
Hi. What you listed is not true. Someone air brushed the logo. I picked up the http://www.menards.com/main/p-2360624.htm Celestron Thermotrek product for $20 from Menards here in Illinois. I actually bought three of them. They work great! I also have a custom leather case made for it. It definitely is not $50, and that web site you listed is full of it!
What I posted is true for the store where I found it. You did find what appears to be the same thing with a Celestron brand on it at a much better price, though.
If you want to go to the apparent brand name source, Celestron (a very reputable telescope maker) has a number of models on their site at:
They may be available for below list elsewhere but be careful because browsing on Amazon for this I found product titles that don’t match the pictures that don’t match the descriptions.