People Powered: Hand Crank Home Goods

It seems like every little thing in my life requires electricity to run or charge. So it's kind of refreshing to look around the marketplace and see that there are a bunch of household goods that are powered by a hand crank. Some of these items will even provide power to other electricity sucking devices. • Hand-Cranked Paper Shredder from A+R Store $44 • LJUSA LED Flashlight from IKEA $4.99 • Hand Crank Generator from K-Tor $59.95 • Eton American Red Cross Axis Self-Powered Safety Hub from REI $70 • 12 LED Hand Crank Lantern from Harbor Freight Tools $12.99

• Hand Powered Portable Washing Machine from Clean Air Gardening $49.99
• BoostTurbine 2000 from Eton $59.99
• GSI Vortex Blender from Amazon $84.95

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