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Battery-Powered Appliances
Although geared to the Amish and other Plain People groups, many others might be interested in these household appliances that donít have to be plugged in since they run on power tool batteries. That lets you use them on remote farms, cabins, boats, or anywhere else you donít have access to electricity. Power inverters are not required.

Cordless Blender
This multi-purpose blender can be powered by Dewalt, Milwaukee or Makita batteries. Can be used for blending, pureeing, and ice crushing. Sells for $495 (not including battery) and comes with a 1-year warranty.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Imagine Machining, 3491 Pine Mountain Road, Jersey Shore, Penn. 17740 (ph 570 745-3320).

Steam Iron, Mixer
Steam iron requires 2 DeWalt flex volt batteries (not included). Gets hot in seconds and works like a normal iron. Sells for $599.
  The 6-qt. mixer requires 1 DeWalt flex volt battery and includes a dough hook, beater, and wire whisk. Other attachments available. Sells for $699.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Samuel Yoder, Sunrise Solutions, 5059 Raymond Road, Mayslick, Ky. 41055 (ph 606 375-8779).
Automatic Washing Machine
This Fisher Manufacturing washer can be powered by 2 12ah power tool batteries, which will do 3 to 4 loads per charge. There are 3 water and temperature settings and bleach and fabric softener settings with 3.3 cu.ft. of space in drum.
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Fisher Manufacturing, 706 Red Hill Rd., Narvon, Penn. 17555 (ph 717 768-0155).

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