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Weather Sticks: The Perfect Gift That Stand the Test of Time

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Weather Sticks: The Perfect Gift That Stand the Test of Time

There is an exclusive product made in Maine that we have been talking about for over 30 years — our famous Maine Woodsman’s Weather Stick. Made from balsam fir trees, it works by mounting the stick outside your home to accurately predict the weather for the day. It points up for good weather, and makes a downturn swing for inclement weather.

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This weather stick is 24 year’s old!

We ran a story online about how weather sticks work, and started offering it in the Farmers’ Almanac online store. Our customers love it!

We quickly heard from people that they work great and apparently last forever. A good friend of mine, Larry, who lives in Miami, told me that during Hurricane Andrew (1992), his weather stick pointed down so much  he was afraid it would break. The wind eventually took it, so I replaced it for him in 1992. Larry just sent me a picture of the replacement stick and it is still telling him the weather some 24 years later.

Check out the Maine Woodsman’s Weather Stick in our store. Everyone claims to have the perfect gift; this one really is. It would make a most unique stocking stuffer!


Price: $7.19

Own Your Own Weather Stick!

Straight from the Maine woods, this balsam fir weather forecaster really works! Hang it from an outside wall or a door casing and watch it bend down to predict foul weather, up to predict good weather!

Approximately 15" in length.

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1 comment

1 AntBuddy { 12.12.16 at 6:16 am }

WOW just what I was searching for. Came here by searching for audio books for kids

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