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LifeHammer and Res-Q-Me Car Escape Tools Are As Seen on TV Products

by Barbara 18. May 2011 11:26

Question about the Res-Q-Me Keychain Emergency Escape Tool, ORANGE and the LifeHammer® Escape Tool, Original, ORANGE

Q: "Are these the escape tools recently seen on the TV shows Doctor OZ, The Doctors, The Mythbusters and the Today Show? I am interested in purchasing some as gifts and for personal use. Recently there were several drownings near us where cars went into rivers or canals and the occupants could not get the doors open. Are they available in other colors? Thanks. Ted."

Answer: Yes, you are correct. All these shows emphasize safety in the home, in the workplace and while traveling. The products come in many colors. There are discounts on quantities. In fact, you can have them personalized although we recommend this be in a minimum of 100 units as set up fees must be charged. Both products can be used to cut seat belts and to break out non-laminated, i.e. side windows of cars. Often emergency personnel like firemen and police use them in rescues as well.

The available colors for Res-Q-Me escape tools include black, orange, pink, red, yellow, and blue. Part of the profit from each pink one sold goes to National Breast Cancer Detection.

Lifehammers are now made in two other colors besides orange i.e. black and in pink. Part of the profits from every pink LifeHammer are given to support Breast Cancer Awareness month with free exams for those who cannot afford them otherwise.

The Res-Q-Me in made in the USA. The LifeHammer is the original which is made in the Netherlands.

Thank you for your question.

Sincerely, Barbara

How does a BreakOut Safety Tool Differ from a LifeHammer or Res-Q-Me?

by Barbara 17. July 2010 06:14

Question about the Breakout Safety Tool Super Value BK-350

Q:"How does a BreakOut Safety Tool Differ from a LifeHammer or Res-Q-Me? Thanks, Dave"

Answer: The BreakOut escape tools come in several models. All are black. Some have LED lights. All can easily slip over your sun visor for easy access in the event of an auto accident or, in the case of the LED units, when you need a map or emergency light. Regardless of the model, each units has two seat belt cutter blades and a two headed unit for glass breaking.

Only the BreakOut, some models, has an LED light.  The LifeHammer should be permanently mounted in your vehicle within easy reach of the driver and front seat passenger. It is similar to the BreakOut tool as breaking the window requires the user to strike the window with some force using one of the two breaker heads. The Res-Q-Me goes where you go as it fits on your keychain. The Res-Q-Me has a spring loaded head with a force of 12 lbs or less to break out a window.. The BreakOut can be clipped onto either or both of the sun visors on a car, truck or RV.

The BreakOut is Made in USA, the Res-Q-Me is Made in USA and the LifeHammer is Made in the Netherlands.

BreakOut Models Include:

So all are black, can slide over the sun visor, have two stainless steel cutting blades for seat belts, two stainless steel breaker points for entry or exit and a hand grip that works for right or left handed persons.

We recommend the units with magnets and LED's for those who do more rural travel where lights may be needed to change a tire, etc.

These units also can be personalized for giveaways with quantity pricing available.

Thanks you for your question.

Sincerely, Barbara

Looking for LifeHammer Car Safety Tool that is Not Orange

by Barbara 17. July 2010 05:45

Question about the Original Orange LifeHammer Escape Tool

Q:"What options do I have to the orange Life Hammer? The orange really clashes with the maroon interior of my expensive car. I do want to have it permanently installed. I don't want my car to look like a highway safety vehicle! Thanks. Howard.

Answer: Lifehammers are now made in black and in pink. Part of the profits from every pink LifeHammer are given to support Breast Cancer Awareness month with free exams for those who cannot afford them otherwise.

If you travel a lot and use rental cars, we do suggest that you add a Res-Q-Me to your keyring. We currently sell these smaller auto safety devices in several colors. A Res-Q-Me has a spring activated window breaker plus a sharp seat belt cutter blade. The available colors include black, orange, pink,red, yellow, and blue

The Res-Q-Me units and the LifeHammers can be personalized for give aways. The Res-Q-Me's are Made in USA while the LifeHammers are made in the Netherlands.

Thank you for your question.

Sincerely, Barbara

Add Logos to Res-Q-Me and Life Hammer Safety Escape Devices for Give-Away or Fund-Raising

by Barbara 10. April 2010 08:36

Question about the Res-Q-Me Escape Tool.

Q:"I work for a major company that provides mass transportation across the nation. We've decided that giving Res-Q-Me escape tools or Life Hammers will be part of our acknowledging the safety record of one of our divisions. I need 300 units with our company logo imprinted on each units plus a brief acknowledgment of their accomplishments. We prefer the Res-Q-Me units as they can fit on our employees' keychains. Is this possible? How long does it take? Can you give me some ball-park figures on additional costs?" Thanks from Steve.

Answer: Both the Life Hammer and the Res-Q-Me can be personalized to be sold to support a school, fire department, etc. or as a give-away to employees, customers, etc. The cost is related to number of color of inks used, how quickly they are needed and whether the color you choose is in stock. The minimum for personalizing or imprinting is 100 units. At this time, April 2010, the set-up fee is $75 to $125 and the rush fee is $100 for 48 hour service just for the imprinting. What we need is a high resolution logo and/or high resolution printing. Figure on a minimum of $1.25 extra per unit at this time (April 2010) with ground shipping for one color in minimums of 100 units. Typical lead time for imprinting is 21 days to 14 days plus shipping time (4 t0 5 business days.)

For larger quantities, we do have quantity pricing available. On the Res-Q-Me, both the clip and the unit itself can have lettering or logo's imprinted. Due to the small size of the unit, larger more complicated logos might not work well. Both products have seat belt cutters and glass break devices for escape from cars, trucks, etc.

The Life Hammer has more room for imprinting due to its larger size. Currently, the colors available in the Res-Q-Me are bright orange, pink with part of each sale going to fight breast cancer, red, blue, black and yellow. The Life Hammer is now available in original bright orange, pink (part of each sale going to breast cancer research) and black.

Thank you very much for your question and your order!

Sincerely, Barbara