Category Archives: Made in the USA

Motorola Moto X – Assembled here, now owned elsewhere

Motorola was a US owned company.  Google bought it 2 years ago, so it was still a US based company.  Now Google has sold Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, making it a Chinese company.  Interestingly though, the Moto X phone is … Continue reading

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I’m not “anti-china”

I’m always interested in where things are manufactured and go out of my way (sometimes well out of my way) to purchase items not made in China.  It isn’t because I’m “anti-China”, it is just that I don’t support the … Continue reading

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Socks

In my search for American made socks, I happened across Schmidt’s “Workwear” crew socks sold at Tractor Supply.  They are a primarily cotton blend (82% cotton, 13% nylon, 4% polyester, 1% spandex) and are super comfortable and warm and of … Continue reading

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Shubb C1b capo

After dealing with cheap poor quality capos for the last 10 years, I decided I needed a quality peice.  I did many hours of research and came to the conclusion I really wanted a metal capo.  I am a dedicated … Continue reading

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A few more companies still making things here in the USA

Rolair If you want to get a top-notch air compressor, Rolair is the way to go.  All of their heavy duty units are made right here in the USA.  Please note that their hand-carry portable units are made in China … Continue reading

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Electronic transfer case no more, convert it to manual

Last fall my electronic transfer case decided not to allow me into 4-Low.  Normally this isn’t an issue, but I was needing to pull some trees around after felling them and didn’t want to burn out my clutch.  I’ve always … Continue reading

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Get your dunk on, “The Ultimate in Cookie Dunking Technology” from Sam Feller

Sam Feller, AwkwardEngineer.com, has created another invention.  His first was the Panic Button light switch kit, which has been quite successful.  This time it is an even more useful invention.  The Perfect Dunker.  This complex shape of a cup allows … Continue reading

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Senasys – Made in USA snap discs

I need a snap disc that would open at 95F and close at 85F for the rack at work (triggers a shutdown of all equipment in the rack at 95F).  Senasys turned out to have the perfect solution.  Their switches … Continue reading

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Green Toys

Thinking about getting your kid a new toy this Christmas?  Upset that “all toys are made in China now?”  Well, it’s no longer the case.  Check out Green Toys.  We bought our Son a dump truck from them.  It is … Continue reading

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Tech 21 – Still Made in the USA

Through all my research over the last few years on products Made in the USA and considering I run a forum that focuses on solid state guitar gear, you would think I would have known that Tech 21 makes their … Continue reading

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