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We’re giving away amazing kits from our new Make: Ultimate Kit Guide EVERY DAY — thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, including MakerBots!

To celebrate the release of our latest publication, the Make: Ultimate Kit Guide 2012 (and its companion website), we’re giving away at least one of the cool kits reviewed in the issue each day during the holiday season.

Today’s giveaway is a blinky kit trifecta containing the TV-B-Gone Kit, Red Blinky POV, and a MintyTime Clock (a combined $61 value.) It’s a fun grouping that will keep you busy during the holiday break. You can use the TV-B-Gone to turn off your neighbor’s new LCD TV, the Red Blinky POV to spread holiday cheer, and the Minty Time Clock kit to make a binary time Christmas tree! Have better ideas? Leave them in the comments!

Like all our giveaways, these kits are reviewed in our Make: Ultimate Kit Guide 2012 and reviewed on the companion website:

TV-B-Gone Kit review on Make: Kits
Red Blinky POV review on review on Make: Kits
MintyTime Clock review on Make: Kits

To be eligible for today’s giveaway, all you have to do is leave a comment below in this post. The entry period for today’s prize will be until 11:59pm PST tonight. We’ll choose one person at random, you’ll be notified by email, and you’ll have 48 hours to respond. The Winners List is kept on the Giveaway landing page. That’s it! No purchase necessary or anything else to do. Please leave only one comment per post. You can enter as many giveaways as you like until you win. This giveaway is for US residents only. You also must be 18 years old to enter (Kids: Ask your parents to enter). See the Kit-A-Day Giveaway landing page for full sweepstakes details and Official Rules.

Important Note: If you enter this drawing, when it’s over, please check the place where you registered to comment (eg. Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter). Some people are winning these kits and then not responding when we send them a message using the available means of contacting them. We want to make sure you get your giveaway!

Michael Castor

Michael Castor

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I’m a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.

  • Donald McKay

    would love to win!

  • Anonymous

    I would be proud to add these to my electronic minions! 

  • Andy III

    discouraged? Never!

  • Danielle Pershouse

    very cool!

  • Jerry Stoner

    I’ve never owned a binary clock before :)

  • Robert Beatty


  • [email protected]

    lucky day!

  • Anonymous

     The trifecta is in play.

    • Anonymous

      beep-boop-azzz.ffft-ding ding-clickity click

  • Anonymous


  • Mark Houston

    That would be awesome.

  • Salil Phadnis

    Count me in, again !

  • Patrick Bynum


  • Anonymous

    I still have hope!

  • Anonymous

    I want to make all the things!

  • The dave

    I could use another tv b gone.  My son would dig watching and helping me build the rest.  

  • Michael O’Crowley

    Throw my name in the hat.

  • Erik Keilholtz

    I have just the right place to use a TV be gone.

  • Anonymous

    If at first you don’t succeed, try, try-try, try-try-try, try-try-try-try, again!

  • Tom Warin

    OMG must have.

  • Kathy Tappan

    Try try again.

  • Anonymous


  • Mario Avenoso

    I always wanted a tv-b-gone

  • Schazamp

     Sign me up!

  • Anonymous

    maybe ill win this one

  • Carl Reisinger

    Would really like to build the tv-b-gone and visit all my local Fry’s

  • Glenn Parker

    Gotta love it!

  • Rohit Wason

    Looks cool…want one :D

  • Brad Chandler

    I like the kits :)

  • James

    Looks like lots of fun!

  • Gary Oshust

    I so want to win a kit :)

  • Pete Pierpont

    You gotta’ ask yourself one question… “Do I feel lucky?” Well, do ya’, punk?

  • David Cushing

    Hi y’all

  • Celia Lee

    I only comment on the kits that I think my children would like.  This is one of those.

  • Daniel Macintyre

    I would LOVE to make these with my son!  He recently completed a soldering course and is just itching to try something new.

  • Mike Schleifstein

    kits for hanukkah? sounds good

  • Ashley Huxley

    Handy :)

  • Anonymous

    As a Cubs fan, I have dealt with not winning. But I also keep trying…

  • Benjamin Huelsbergen

    Yes Please

  • Anonymous

    Me please.

  • Anonymous

    Good Morning

  • Anonymous

    My son would love the clock kit… the others are MINE!!

  • Anonymous

    My wife will love one of these.

  • Creto De Cristo

    Can I have one?

  • Anonymous

    Count me in, too!

  • Chip


  • Roby Hamilton

    i want one

  • Sridev Raghavan

    Nice combo!

  • Jason Comstock

    Oh shiny!!! I like!

  • Charles Crary

    Sounds nice.

  • Harley Pebley

    Ah, relaxen und watschen der blinkenlichten.

  • Roland Stolfa

    This is a great package.

  • Chris Krueger


  • Jay Graves

    Lots of fun kits

  • Tony Weiner

    out darn tv and blink!!!

  • Anonymous

    I’m up for soldering in 26 LEDs…

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    …or 27.

  • Rorik Melberg

    Oh Yeah!

  • Christopher Williams

    yes, please

  • Chris Hoover


  • Allen Kennedy Jr.

    sign me up to win this!

  • Statler or Waldorf

    I would annoy so many people with this

  • Anonymous

    POV FTW!

  • Melanie

    My son is wanting that tv-b-gone!

  • Anonymous

    Maybe this time… :)

  • AJ Lewis

    Fun kits!

  • Anonymous

    who doesn’t love LEDs?

  • Anonymous

    Good fun!

  • Anonymous

    Can’t wait to take this to Best Buy.

  • Albert Straub

    Hmmm.  Shutting off all of the TVs.  That may come in handy.

  • Marc Davenport

    Whoa! fun!

  • mvsorola

    oooh I want

  • Russ Jarowski

    Well, this sounds like fun. Pick me!

  • Steve C

    sign me up for one

  • J. Smith

    I want to blow up a tv.

  • Jeremy Logan

    I’d really like to win something from here.  It could be the beginning of a beautiful hobby.

  • Jay Balmer


  • Yvonne Parrish

    Could definitely use the tv-b-gone!

  • Carol Abbott

    I would really love to win these kits!

  • Tim Witteveen

    Nice.  Thanks. and I appreciate your generosity.  It is cool that you guys are doing these.  These are some great projects.

  • James Hotelling

    I already have a tin mint set aside for the clock!

  • Fightcube

    Oh BOY!  Stuff all of *my* stockings with these!!!

  • Anonymous

    I want!

  • Andrea

    Oooh a TV-B-Gone.

  • joseph wheeler

    this would be sweet

  • Anonymous

    This looks like great projects.

  • Michael Andrews

    three times the fun.

  • Anonymous

    Great little projects for my son and I to do together!

  • Anonymous


  • Melissa Blythe

    I do need more things to do with my Altoids tins… :)

  • Patrick Farrell

    this would be great to win

  • Don Sticksel

    I need to make a Car Stereo-B-Gone.

  • Spencer Behling

    yes please

  • Shweta Phadnis

    I like Minty.

  • Todd Rathier

    Oooo shiny and lights!  Love a project in a box!

  • Christine Banfield

    Red Blinky christmas cheer,- harrah!!!

  • Nathan Kline

    Three projects just for me!!

  • Anonymous

    Me likey @waynenadlayne kit!

  • fluxivit y

    troublemaking fun

  • Andrew Tees


  • Ted Hille

    yes, please.

  • Colin Faulkingham


  • Tony Wilson

    I want to win!

  • Matt Wilson


  • Anonymous


  • Daniel Lamblin

    Blinkenden lights

  • Adam R. Hughes

    ah hem

  • Anonymous

    Kill your, er, their TV1

  • Stephen Johnson

    my comment

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    Just in time for the holidays!

  • Anonymous

    Curiously Triple 

  • Keith

    Minty and maker-y.

  • Tom


  • Jon Robelia


  • Bill Peck


  • Christopher J. Adams


  • michael polk

    I need these items for a great christmas gift. Thanks

  • Anonymous

    count me in

  • Rob Colby

    Could I, theoretically, got to a store and, not that I would ever do thing, use the TV begone on say… Black Friday?

  • Win Heagy

    I’m in.  The clock looks cool.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    The POV would be awesome.  I was explaining the concept to my kids yesterday.  This would be a great way to demo it.

  • James Anderson

    Pick me! Pick me!

  • Justin Konecny

    Someone should make the smart-phone-b-gone so I can have a conversation in a bar without someone playing on their phone.

    • Josiah Ritchie

      I believe you’re looking for a pocket-sized EMP generator. This may be an interesting conversation:

    • David C Dean

      HERF gun.  Don’t build one. :)

      TV-B-Gone is good times though!

  • Anonymous

    Entering this contest is futile, from a certain POV. Oh, Persistance of Vision, not Point of View.

  • Michael Burr

    Sign me up!

  • kevin sexton

    3 pack of cool kits, I’m in.

  • Patrick Woods

    I really want to learn to solder.  These kits would really be perfect for me to learn with.

  • Christian Carl Brink

    Very Cool

  • Tony Beletti

    Ok…I’ll take one, if I may.

  • Craz Apple

    This looks fun too!

  • Anonymous

    Luvin’ dar blinken lights!

  • Patrick Auld

    I was going to get aTv-B-Gone for my dad anyways!

  • Anonymous

    Sure wish I’d had a TV-B-Gone in the sports bar during the Bengals/Steelers game.  I’d have been the most popular guy there!

  • Doug Johnson

    Where to begin…OK, TV-B-Gone to shut everything down to get time for the rest of it.

  • Glenn Robertson

    looks great!

  • Ryan Slaugh

    Looks like some fun kits to play with…especially the TV b gone

  • Tony Sharpe

    very cool to have

  • Nancy Martin Robertson

    I want to win!

  • Anonymous

    This would be cool to mess with my in-laws.

  • Michele Shoats

    These would great for all the mint tins I have been saving.

  • Joe Wolner

    Very nice.

  • John Kicklighter

    Nice, a kit bundle :-)

  • Addie

    Why not :)

  • Jess Hartopp

    I want stuff!

  • Martin Jameson

    Ooohh, yes please :-)

  • Mr. Glass

    Need this for my trip to CES

  • Joel Smith

    Most excellent selection kits. Fun!

  • Anonymous

    This is a neat looking collection of kits!

  • Ian Munger

    A nice little prize package.

  • Blair R


  • Gariet Cowin

    I totally have a TV that needs to BGone!

  • Aaron Loudermilk


  • Mitch Evans

    Sign me up as well, those look fun :)

  • Morgan Turner

    Go Make Mag!

  • Ilan Volow

    Cool. I can rig up something to mess with people’s TV’s every 2 hours and 31 minutes.

  • quantum42

    i could think of some very cool projects for these.

  • Anonymous

    beeb-boop-fzzzzt-ding ding,rrrtzz.clickty click. all fixed!

  • Philip Lexow

    I’m just going to keep coming back until I get one so might as well give up now…

  • Nathan K Lee

    Good stuff!

  • Grá Linnaea

    TV-Be-Gone, be mine!

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    I could use some blinky lights.

  • tonyvr

     never w5n anyth5ng

  • Anonymous

    Relax and watch Das Blinkenlights.

  • Kevin Taberski

    Three kits!  And just in time for Christmas!

  • Eric Haines

    Red blinky, be mine! The power of Greyskull commands it!

  • Jeremy Ramsey

    My in-laws have started a tradition of drawing names and making an xmas present for the person who’s name you draw.  I had something else in mind, but this would be even better.  :)

  • Chris

    ME! Me!  Pick Me!

  • Gene H

    Cool, a three-fer :)

  • Lance Pearson

    More minty fresh electronics

  • Anonymous

    Something to put together aside from the LEGO would be nice.

  • Anonymous

    Certainly, sir!

  • Brett Thompson

    Sports bar + TV-B-Gone = Fun.

  • Anonymous

    Those look like fun little kits!

  • Tom Heiman

    I would love this!!!

  • Abel Undercity

    These would brighten my holiday.

  • Mike Burr

    oooohhhh blinky liiiigggghhhhtttssss….

  • Erik Mendoza


  • Glenn Langton

    fun kits!

  • Steve Custer

    Fun looking kits!

  • Mike Douglas

    Cool.  Three for the not price of one.

  • Rick Smith

    I want to win!

  • AwesomeRobot

    Sure, why not

  • Keith McCorvie

    I like playing tricks.

  • Rodney Abke

    I love LEDs?

  • Teresa Gadda

    I’ve always wanted a tv-b-gone!

  • Dan Anderson

    Whoa!  That’s a lot of LED kits…

  • Vrmithrax

    These look fun!

  • Guitarlore

    These will get you stopped at an airport.  

  • Matt MOore

    cOOL FUN!

  • John Jetmore


  • Jordan Bridges


  • Scott

    Wish me luck!

  • Anonymous

    the tv-b-gone would make the holidays so much more tolerable

  • Travis Martin


  • Anonymous

    Great Giveaway!  Thanks for the chance.

  • Tim Seiger

    I finally found myself in a situation where I wished I had a TV-B-Gone. Yes please.

  • Anonymous

    Three kits = Christmas gifts for three geeky friends!

  • Anonymous

    Count me in on this one!!!    Thanks!!!!!!!

  • Richard Holmes

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  • David Henson

    To you kits I summon you to come hither!

  • Michael Spurlock

    All good kits, especially as learning tools.

  • Brian Staszewski

    Send it!

  • David Henson

    You kits I summon you to come hither!

  • Vandasian

    more great kits!

  • Steve Strech

    Too bad no one has made a “Reality TV-B Gone”

  • Anonymous

    Blinky, blinky! TV, OFF!!!

  • Corey Winkelmann

    This would be some great learning kits.

  • Brad Siegfreid

    More soldering practice. I can definitely use some of that.

  • Anonymous

    No more TV

  • Matt G


  • Valentin Ivanov

    Build that one before.Works great!

  • Rory Santino

    Make the TVs go away…

  • Nicholas Carter

    POV would be useful.

  • Stafford Morse

    minty breath as well.

  • James Clawson Jr.

    lemme win!

  • Jon

    I love swimin’ with bow legged women

  • Gabe Heath

    I could have used the tv-b-gone today.

  • Thomas Brun


  • Anonymous


  • Larry Garetto


  • Stormy Gleason

    ooh! blinking lights!

  • Austin Dixon

    Love to win it!

  • Craig Amundsen

    Oooh! Blinky

  • Rob Maxwell

    love my tv, but…

  • douglas weiss

    I am with Justin, smart-phone-b-gone would be awsome

  • David Kelly

    Small tin boxes with blinking lights make me very happy.

  • Patrick Miller

    Hopefully I win this blinkity-blink time cause I haven’t won blinky yet! It’s starting to blinky me off. :-)

    Happy blinky Holidays!

  • spudman

    I’d like to stuff that in my stocking, sweet!

  • Scott Martel

    This is James Bond starter kit

  • kevin granade

    mmmm, lots of blinky…

  • Allen Pinkley

    I have 3 boys who are starting in electronics. A kit each would be a great way to get them going.

  • Warrick Wilson

    I’ll keep trying every day!

  • Ashley

    Please enter me in this. I’ve wanted the TV-B-Gone for quite awhile now!

  • Anonymous

    I’m in

  • S.R. Wild

    This is fantastic.

  • adam thielsen


  • Don Wennick

    Nice little bundle of kits :-)

  • Philip Strong

    I’ll put my name in the hat

  • Buddy Smith

    reddit ftw!

  • Joel Inman

    TV-B-Gone is a good back-up plan to, “pardon me, but would you mind turning that down?  Thanks.”  Or, if you’re Captain Kirk, “Excuse me! Would you mind stopping that damn noise? “

  • Imre Polik

    Instant get.

  • Victor Martins

    Yes, please!

  • David Carley

    Here’s hoping…

  • Randy Crowell

    I want this.

  • Chris Guichet

    This look awesome!

  • Glenn Powers

    Oh! Blinky Things!

  • Allen Boehm

    Blink Blink…

  • James D. Pike

    Nice set, I would make a proud owner

  • Jonathan Avrit

    These would be fun!

  • Anonymous

    another day, another entry

  • julie luhtala

     I totally want to win this for my brother!

  • Barry Briggs

    I like electronics, I want to win something.

  • Anonymous

    kits are cool.

  • Steven Dedloff

    Post B Gone

  • Anonymous

    My son has been bugging me for a TV-b-Gone for months, and I want the clock…

  • Anonymous

    Why does this bar always smell like farts?

  • Robert Rutledge

    This would be a great way to get my brother into computers. I like it.

  • Jim Crowell


  • James Brown

    love to mess with people at work with the tv be gone

  • Anonymous

    pick me please!

  • James R.

     Nice gifts!

  • David Compton

    Pick me!

  • Anonymous

    I’d be so happy to win those …

  • Brad Parks

    Knowing that it would not be the last time they met, he had nothing more to add.

  • Joseph Kitchin

    i like that TV be gone, personally

  • Wehaf Urchiken

    I need that TV-B-Gone for when I go to restaurants with too-loud televisions!

  • Anonymous

    Ohhhh.. Shiney & Blinky !!! Don’t get no better than that !!!

  • Daniel Conley Paul III

    yes please ^^

  • Jeannie Arnold

    Comment. FTW!!

  • Marc Schaefermeyer

    Winning would be so quiet with no TV’s on.

  • Michael Cook


  • JEd Cabanero

    I’m wondering if there are other uses for a TV-B-Gone, example: 

    Macbook / Pro volume-rise-inator, where a TV b-gone would take over a macbook’s IR port.

  • Kristine Lee Bradner


  • Anonymous

    Please help me kill the TVs in our house.

  • Anonymous

    Wow, so much easier then making a electronic clap generator to turn off the TV.

  • Erin Card

    Oh those look fun!

  • G


  • Jacob Shepherd

    Put me on the list.

  • Eric Sullenberger

    An interesting combination of prizes.

  • Stephen Short

    I’ve not built any of these.

  • Anonymous

    oh the Havoc at Bars with a TV B gone

  • Anonymous

    Kit-A-Day Giveaway TV B Gone and Red Blinky POV also Minty Time Clock more great kits

  • Daniel Creeron

    Electonics is fun! Woot woot.

  • James Layland

    Insert witty comment here.

  • Tavan Hendrick


  • Bcook65

    Ooo Awesome combination.. Send it my way please..:D

  • Richard C. Lebow

    enter me

  • Matthew Trey

    My entry ———-> X

  • Chris Saenz

    This is so on the “want” list.

  • Chaz Larson

    I like kits.

  • Bruce Cowan

    Here goes my name in the hat!

  • Joe Crop

    These kits would be a fun gift for my nephew

  • Anonymous

    Count me in.

  • PJ Perfetti

    blink blink

  • Michelle Johnson Walach

    Happy Holidays!

  • Anonymous

    I’ll take one, please.

  • David Catlin

    Sounds like a fun afternoon to me

  • Anonymous

    I love the smell of solder in the morning.

  • Matthew Beldyk

    Ooh, I like things with lights.

  • Anonymous

    looks like fun.

  • Brandi

    Why not?

  • Chad Lovelace

    cool kits love anything in an altoids tin!!

  • Benjamin Daniel

    Sweet, these are a great combination!

  • Richard Lord

    Flashy lights and TV bye bye. Gotta love it.

  • Jesse Johnson

    I want the blinky!

  • Bram Lambrecht

    so many lights

  • Timothy Benson

    BE GONE!

  • Ryan Van Fossen

    I’ll take it.

  • Andy Leach

    MMM… edible mint clock.

  • Andy Leach

    MMM… edible mint clock.

  • Brandon Mickel

    A trio of compact maker projects, looks like fun.

  • Anonymous

    I want it in hd.

  • Anonymous

    I want it in hd.

  • Daniel Ray

    Yes please…

  • Daniel Ray

    Yes please…

  • TK

    Ooh! I need one of these. :)

  • TK

    Ooh! I need one of these. :)

  • April Soetarman

    maybe this time!

  • April Soetarman

    maybe this time!

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous


  • Randy Keeling

    This would make really cool gifts.

  • Randy Keeling

    This would make really cool gifts.

  • David Ramos


  • David Ramos


  • Derek Reed Martin

    hollah at me!

  • Derek Reed Martin

    hollah at me!

  • Anonymous

    it would be fun to mess with the inlaws during a football game with a tv-b-gone and i love me a nice clock

  • Anonymous

    it would be fun to mess with the inlaws during a football game with a tv-b-gone and i love me a nice clock

  • Scott

    3 kits! 

  • Scott

    3 kits! 

  • Eric D. Chang

    cool, cant wait for this!

  • Eric D. Chang

    cool, cant wait for this!

  • Charles Haase

    A POV kit is what got me re-started on this whole DIY Arduino insanity!

  • Charles Haase

    A POV kit is what got me re-started on this whole DIY Arduino insanity!

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous


  • Vince Bohner


  • Vince Bohner


  • Anonymous


  • Jay Walsh

    This giveaway is idea is cool.  Hope I win.  I have a request for winners.  Post an instructable or 2 on the things you make with your kits!

  • Jeremy Hochstein

    Would be nice to have a conversation without people turning up the TV all the time

  • Matt DenBeste


  • William Fishburne

    I know a kid who would love these :)

  • Anonymous

    maybe i can make tvbgone into a long distance tv zapper…

  • Irwin Bautista

    count them! three! three for the price of zero!

  • Kelley

    to be used to get rid of CNN/Fox News in the airport…

  • Anonymous

    Enter Me Please

  • Stefan Jones

    Be mine, please be mine!

  • Paul Klaco

    Thanks for the great offer — hoping I can be the lucky winner!

  • bklnyc


  • Anonymous


  • Ted Stauffer

    I’m bound to win eventually, right? … RIGHT?

  • Anonymous


  • Ryan Werntz

    This would be cool to win!

  • Tim Hodges

    ho ho ho

  • Pär-Ola Nilsson

    Mmm, blinking lights!

  • Ken Olsen


  • Jason Mosack

    Those look like some fun kits.  Especially the TV-B-Gone.

  • Anonymous

    Still here

  • Anonymous


  • Blake Miller

    Comment to win!

  • Justin Forposting

    …….[silently lurking in the comments]………………….

  • Tieg Zaharia

    ⌾⌾⌾⌾ <– blinking leds

  • Justin

    I’ve been wanting one of these

  • John Voorhees

    Cool kit!

  • Matthew Wetmore

    Another try…

  • Ben Brandt

    Love DIY kits!

  • Peter Bebergal

    Yes, please!

  • Anonymous

    Please sign me up.

  • Anonymous

    Random comment number 339

  • Paul

    A perfect holiday project with the kids. 

  • Peter Fleck

    Would love to turn off neighbor’s TV.

  • Anonymous

    Show me the blinky!

  • Anonymous


  • Robert

    Tv-B-Gone was one of the first kits I ever soldered, and I have a pov-kit-based brain machine.  These, I would give to a friend. (I’d keep the binary clock, tho. ) :-)

  • Steve Corey

    Enter me please!

  • Don Underwood

    I wish to enter… Wreaking havok on the world one TV at a time. Count me in!!!

  • Ed Marsh

    Oh yes.   Had a binary clock many moons ago.   Want one again now.

  • Mike Jungkurth

    Cool. I want this for my son….

  • Matt

    2 cents x 2

  • Anonymous

    Enter me! Thanks.

  • Kevin Bennett

    Pretty cool for an Altoids.

  • notbuick

    Minty, Blinky, Gone

  • Jacob Laha

    Pick me please

  • Karlee Castro

    TV-B-gone is almost a necessity these days.

  • Thomas Sutter

    Great holiday builds to share with little cousins

  • Frank Carey

    Minty fresh with lots of uses depending on your POV!

  • Brian O’Neil


  • Craig Bankston


  • יוֹחָנָן בָּרוּךְ

    I want some!

  • Chris Palmer

    Yes, please!

  • Anonymous

    I so want a TV-B-Gone

  • Robert Mohler

    The POV sound interesting…

  • Nick Bonzey

    yes please

  • Rupert Lloyd

    Accio Kit!

  • Anonymous

    My kids are fascinated by the possibilities offered by the TV-B-Gone kit. This looks like a fun collection of kits.

  • John Schuch

    Nice assortment.

  • Josiah Ritchie

    :-) signing in

  • Thomas kaufmann

    cool kits!

  • Werther deGoethe

    Funny enough, Red Blinky was my code name during the Cold War. 

  • Anonymous

    Nice kits!

  • Jay Hawthorne

    OOO Nice.. good for teaching my niece electronics.

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    I’d have to eat a lot of curiously strong mints! :-)

  • devinberg


  • Dan Pelzel

    a 3 fer. I want it

  • Nick Heine

    I need these bad boys…

  • Anonymous

    My son asked me to comment. I of course want him to want this kind of thing.

  • Anonymous

    But of course.

  • Anonymous

    blinky blinky fun.

  • Dan


  • Samuel Polio

    the lights! they hurt my subterranean eyes!

  • Nilit Muley

    this sounds like fun stuff!

  • Eric Goldsmith

    Would like to build these with my son.

  • JuanNavarro


  • Anonymous

    I love blinky stuff. What fun!

  • Anonymous

    Looks like a fun bunch of toys

  • Jason Blackwell

    “Next on Fox News…” (blip)

  • Cj Taylor

    <3 blinky blinky

  • Anonymous

    Entered for today!

  • Anonymous

    The TV-B-gone kit reminds me of my old Palm m505. Had an IR remote app running on that, ever so much fun in TV stores

  • Anonymous

    TV-B-Gone in the break room.   Sounds like good times to come!

  • Anonymous

    Sure, why not!?

  • Ben Stoutenburgh

    My turn to win

  • krys evans

    This is cool.

  • Andrew Rosenblum

    this looks sweet

  • Anonymous

    yes please

  • James Hoysa

    I bet it would be cool to win one of these.

  • Marco Mularoni

    Cool product – I could use one.

  • Anonymous

    Three great kits! Looks like fun to build.

  • Anonymous


  • Rob Sartin

    Totally looking forward to going out for lunch, waiting for high noon, TV-B-Gone-ing all the screens at the restaurant, and waving around LED message “eat yur fud!”.

  • Dan


  • AngelSora

    I can use the TV-Be-Gone with my sisters to get them out of the room!

  • Anonymous

    I’d like to try these out…

  • Juli Fowler

    The trouble you could cause….

  • Evan Burr

    TV-B- Gone!!!

  • Laurence Doss

    This would be great fun.

  • Dave Renzo


  • Anonymous

    Yes, a smart-phone-be-gone would be great.  If I win this, I will work on it.

  • Vincent Chernesky

    Time to win!

  • Amanda Kroha Scott

    Christmas-y binary clock you say?

  • Nelson Gonçalves

    one minty blinky, one tv-b-clock and one red gone. thats exactly what i need.

  • Dan Strong

    I’d love to try these projects!

  • Anonymous


  • Jess Hires

    awesome prize! :)

  • Stacy Devino

    I have been very lucky this year, a man just GAVE me a 1940′ radio tube amp to restore yesterday. Merry Christmas and Best Wishes to all!

  • Wesley Nixon


  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous


  • Lin Weeks

    I’ve been good,Santa. This one is on my list.

  • Doug Pichler


  • Daniel Crooks

    I need a TV-B-Gone…

  • Craig LeBaron

    Cool collection of kits. Hope I win one!

  • Anonymous


  • Linda Sandvik


  • Jebadiah Moulton

    I like LEDs

  • Caleb Reznikov

    The deal of the day is not too shabby…

  • Connell Smith

    I’m in.

  • Ray Dzek

    Ho! Ho! Ho!  Soldering iron is warmed up and ready to go.

  • Anonymous


  • Doug

    Sign me up

  • Eric Powers


  • Anonymous

    I never win anything…

  • Dan Etter

    Perfect.  I’ve got a whole crate full of empty Altoids tins just waiting for something like this.

  • Anonymous

    I like mints.

  • Anonymous

     maybe this time *fingers crossed*

  • Anonymous

    Add New Comment

  • Anonymous

    hi all

  • Jonathan Pruett

    Come on lucky 7… daddy wants a new set of mint kits…

  • Brian Lilly

    This would look good on the mantle next to the embalmed human hand for sure

  • Connie O

    Wow – three times the fun!

  • Charles Witmer


    • Kendall lui

      01011001 01000101 01010011 00100001 00100000 01001001 00100000 01000100 01001111

  • Greg Treseder

    Cool kits!

  • Christopher Cimiluca

    I don’t know binary but I want this.

  • Anonymous

    Perfect for a little project with Dad.

  • Gary McCoy

    Cool project for a beginner like myself.

  • Anonymous

    I may already be a winner…

  • Bob Funk


  • Kent Durvin

    I made a TV-B-Gone for my store, to turn on or off the wall of TV’s. It takes a while to go through all the codes.

  • Anonymous

    TV-B-Gone Hoodie!

  • Kendall lui


  • Stephen Cole

    Fabulous stocking stuffer! I’d love it.

  • Minuk Choi


  • Hank J. D. Craig

    word, looks sweet

  • Bruce Willner

    A good way to annoy my kids.

  • Bayu Kuncoro Mukti

    here I am so pick me… pick me…. :)

  • Andrew H

    Kits are cool.

  • Anonymous

    Can I win one, please!

  • Anonymous

    Might be nice to use one of the Minty Clock led outputs to signal the TV-B-Gone as an autonomous timed tv kill switch.

  • Cody Freile

    Right here

  • Anonymous

    YES! i would like them all!

  • Randy Bredell

    The perfect trifecta – sweet.

  • Lance Peterson

    Would like to have this one too

  • Todd Walden

    That’s wild!  I want to build that!

  • mworrell

    Hey a TV-B-Gone,  my nice would love this.

    6d 61 6b 65 20 6d 61 67 61 7a 69 6e 65 (HEX)

  • Michael Castro

    I would love to do these projects!

  • George Merkel

    count me in

  • Zachary Anderson

    I’ll take one.

  • George Suarez

    very nice

  • Keith Schincke

    All my comments are belong to me.

  • Anonymous

    Wow. You are giving away the coolest stuff. Thank you.

  • Paul Armstrong

    Type my comment here

  • Bryan Thurnau

    i’ll take one

  • Jerry Scott

    Yeah, Kit-a-day

  • Anonymous

    I’m in.

  • John Wolter

    How convenient! Make is having a giveaway just when I was having an I’lltakewhatyou’llgiveme.

  • MrRebeLs

    ohh la la

  • Marcus Porter


  • Janel G

    I love Altoid tin projects!

  • Johnny Delgado

    These things are all so cool!!!

  • Stuart Guarnieri

    TV-B-Gone! If I don’t win this, I’m gonna ask Santa for one.  I love these things.

  • Jesse Moody

    Very cool! Love the binary clock. The tv be-gone is a really cool gadget to have.

  • Hisashi T Fujinaka

    I <3 melting solder.

  • John Snyder

    Joy! I heart making MakerShed kits. The binary clock would be great for my classroom. 

  • Christopher Gruszka

    pick me

  • Jeremie Santos

    I want to win something

  • Brad Denby

    Fingers crossed

  • Nico


  • Brett Fieber

    Can we make a Boss-b-gone?

  • Michela Maxwell


  • Scott Moulden

    Pick me

  • Sarah Graham


  • Brian Mitchell

    pick me

  • John Wood

    I am in for one.  

  • Anonymous

    These look like great little projects.

  • Glenn Tucker

    Pick Me.

  • Jack Morgan


  • Mike Andrzejewski

    This is Great!

  • Anonymous

    Interesting combo

  • Bobby Nathan

    Three, three projects for me to solder if I win, ah ha ha!

  • Roger Romani

    I hope I win!

  • Rik Wade

    If I win this, I promise to only use it for good. As in forever, but maybe in pursuit of evil.

  • Eric Keaton


  • Patrik D’haeseleer

    Once more unto the breach!

  • Anonymous

    I have a box full of Altoids tins begging me to win this so they can see the light of day again.

  • Joe

    Great useful projects.

  • lumi lammas


  • Daniel Houghtaling

    On the third day of makemas…

  • Anson Kennedy

    I’ll take it.

  • Sarah Richardson

    count me in

  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    Me please!!!

  • Tom Pasquini

    Go go go!

  • David Cook


  • Seth Winsor

    I want one.

  • Jason Greskoviak

    hook me up

  • Matthew Derby

    Let’s win this cool set of kits!

  • Daniel Lubitz

    Altoids + Binary + Clocks?
    What could be better?

  • Jeff Stevens

    These would be very fun!

  • Anonymous

    Looks like fun!

  • Eric Gero


  • Jordan B

    these look cool!

  • Anonymous


  • Cindy Woolworth

    lots of toys!

  • Steve Shoyer

    Nice kit!

  • Tricia Jones

    My 14yo would have fun making these!

  • Benjamin Nitkin

    I just read Justin’s comment. I agree completely. A gizmo-be-gone would be an amazing device.

  • Brandon Fischer

    I want!

  • Justin

    Minty tv-b-gone…altoids on set yourself free and trash the tv…

  • Anonymous

    these look like fun

  • Anonymous

    I’m with Justin, Smart-phone-be-gone would be great!

    But, TV-b-gone will be fun too…

  • Bryan Wingfield

    I’ve been wanting to build one of these for a while…

  • Elsbeth Ravyn Schmidt

    Please please! Do want! :)

  • Leona Mostowski

    would love to get my brother this for christmas!

  • William Herron McShane

    gimme gimme!

  • Anonymous

    It’s green!  I like green!

  • Brad Carlson

    I’ve been wanting one of these for forever!

  • Anonymous


  • Christopher Favreau

    Wavebubble – google it.  How about blue tooth be gone.  So I can be sure that when someone is talking when they are looking at me they are talking to me and not in the ear piece.  Boop A Loop.  Thanks for the probability.

  • Sean Ewing

    Jack Donaghy is me hero!

  • Jeff Clymer

    I’m running out of stuff to post.

  • Mark Hanford

    I saw loser be gone!  Make me a winner, ya blinkin’ contest.

  • Mark Hanford

    want.  but my comment didn’t post the first time.

  • Forrest Frye


  • Anonymous

    me want…

  • Gary Sinclair

    Oooh I really want this

  • William Stepler

    bit i love my tv

  • George Hart

    these would be fun.

  • Anonymous

    some much blinkey goodness

  • Anonymous

    Want x3!!

  • Anonymous

    All cute little projects.

  • Kate Bemish

    looks intriguing

  • Matthew

    Blinky lights

  • Jason Young

    my son as wanted to make one of these since we saw one.

  • Ann Monroe

    Fun, fun, and fun!

  • Phillip Reed

    Yes, please!

  • Julie Williams-Hudy

    this is awesome! but I think more girls names need to be called! lol

  • Kevin Coleman

    It’s a blinky LED freak out.

  • Daniel Stasinski

    Eventually I gotta win.

  • Anonymous

    A bunch of good kits! Pick me!

  • Jeff Anderson

    Yes please!

  • John W

    I would love these assorted kits

  • Hap Durr

    I second the phone-b-gone idea!!!!

  • Eric Gigante

    It is always worth a shot to enter a contest.  Maybe I might win this one.

  • Audrey Mickel

    My daughter and husband would have a blast putting these together

  • Will Welch

    This is a great set of kits!

  • Anonymous

    Toys for Christmas

  • vndrwrff

    The binary clocks are great puzzles for students!

  • Anonymous

    There’s always a time for TVs to be gone.

  • Paul Ahlquist

    a flashy collection!

  • Anonymous

    Minty and blinky. Sounds like a cartoon.

  • Anonymous

    Cool kits!

  • Bill Shocknesse

    Super cool!

  • Tucker Wilson


  • Charlie DuBois

    i would like to win.

  • Anonymous


  • Rich Brunner

    sounds neat

  • Pamela Salpoglou

    Go ahead, MAKE my day! (please)

  • Trent Fisher

    sign me up!

  • Zack Brady


  • Anonymous


  • Anonymous

    Submitting an entry here.

  • Joseph Pitz

    count me in

  • Peter Walsh

    kits kits kits

  • Chris Zagorski


  • Justin Eltoft

    ho ho ho ho ho ho ho

  • Bob Alexander


  • Jason Stone

    toot toot!

  • Abdullah Salman Siddique

    Josssssss. Thank you make :D :rockon:

  • Ice Fish Inn

    I’m seriously considering the TV-B-Gone kit for the Minister of Domestic Affairs here – she hates TVs most of the time.  Combine the TV-B-Gone kit with an IR jammer and you can get and KEEP some piece and quiet…

  • John Williams

    Better to watch the red blinky than TV.

  • Sterling Anderson

    I would like to win something just once.

  • nathan mouton


  • Herbert Hoover

    A TV-B-Gone for the holidays? It IS a Wonderful Life!

  • Koren Gaines

    look away from the tv

  • Robert Powell

    Combine the kits and get a TV-B-Gone-At-A-Blinky-Time

  • dombeef


  • Anonymous

    Want this!

  • Andrew William Huntley II

    Wow. Please enter me for this. Also, I agree, I need a smart-phone-b-gone.

  • Nicholas Matthew Battafarano

    yet another great kit

  • Andrew Turner

    Merry Christmas!

  • Anonymous


  • michael polk

    i cant wait

  • Tod Stetson

    yay – love the kits!

  • Gudrun ‘Gudi’ Thomassen

    Me please!

  • Anonymous


  • Andrew

    This looks like a fun set of kits!

  • Anonymous

    Very interesting.

  • Anonymous

    This could be it. I have a good feeling about this one. I might be the lucky one. Finally, a kit of my own..

    Oh, wait, that’s gas………

    Darn beenie-weenies.

  • Tyler Stiffler

    good luck everyone

  • Anonymous

    I have wanted to get one of these so badly!

  • Anonymous


  • Jim

    I could use one of these

  • Anonymous

    Entering now…

  • Nicholas Levandoski

    This is something I need!!

  • Victor Lee

    Me wants!

  • Aleksei Sebastiani

    I’d love it

  • Anonymous

    Looks like fun.

  • brady wang


  • Rea Weyrich

    My son is looking for something.  He is 18.  This kit may be a spark of creativity for him.

  • Patrick Rich

    Sign me up!

  • Anonymous


  • Elizabeth Rodriguez


  • Anonymous

    Yes please!

  • Scott Bowden

    Pick me!

  • Deborah Soltesz

    Would zapping all the noisy TVs tuned to sporting events in restaurants/bars count as “good” or “evil?”

  • Overlord73978

    This one’s worth it for just the tv b gone alone

  • Reinhold Zepeda


  • Mike Sawatzky

    I could make a minty red TV-B-Blinky!

  • Daniel Heath


  • Rogelio Toledo

    Looks neat!

  • Anonymous

    Am I to late?

  • a

    A comment.

  • roberto

    Yes, please.

  • Chris Arredondo


  • Anonymous

    Sweet! Altoids!

  • Daniel Shown

    srsly!  plz b gone, tv… unless you’re psychic… and then only if you play me Wicked and Joy.

  • Anonymous

    More fun.

  • Brandon Wachtel


  • robertlim

    Me, me, me!!!

  • Randy Havener

    Please please please

  • earthenwall

    3 in 1!

  • Mark Prelich

    One Please!

  • Greg

     Three fun kits.

  • Anonymous

    tv be gone wit pov, i hope i can make it soon 

  • Victor Lee

    Pick me!

  • Anonymous

    Please Santa, Ive been pretty good this year, kinda.

  • George Stuart

    i hate tv!

  • Anonymous

    sweet, entry!

  • Kris Swanson

    Yes, please!

  • Joseph Reilly


  • John Walker

    All the good ones are together.  

  • James Heath

    I love the idea of a phone b gone, but a tv b gone will do for now

  • Stefanie Mixon Kompathoum

    I’ve got the Altoids tin and a builder-boy son ready to play.

  • Anonymous