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How do Nut Wizard® tools work?
The Nut Wizard® basket is made of strong, flexible wires. When the basket rolls over round or oval objects, the wires spread apart and the object rolls into the basket. The wires then close, keeping the item in. If the object isn’t round or oval, or if it is thinner than the space between the wires, it may fall out of the basket after it has been picked up (if the item is thinner than the space between the wires, a smaller sized tool could help). If too much pressure is put on the basket, the wires are forced apart constantly, keeping the tool from working properly and potentially causing long-
I have a large yard, a huge tree, and lots of nuts. Why can’t I use the large size?
Each size of Nut Wizard® is designed to gather a specific size of object. The wires on the Large Nut Wizard® are farther apart than the wires on the Mini Nut Wizard®, allowing it to pick up large objects more easily. This prevents the Large tool from being able to pick up and retain small objects. While the capacity of the Large is greater than the smaller sizes, the unloader makes emptying any size basket easy, so even smaller-
Does it work in grass, in gravel, on pavement, on mulch, or on buried nuts?
Nut Wizard® tools work in several inches of grass. They work on pavement, especially while moving slowly – if going too fast, the nut can roll away before it’s picked up. They will not pick up items from among gravel without picking up the gravel if they are similar in size and shape. Nut Wizards will work on mulch, as long as the nut isn’t buried too far. Nut Wizards are not designed to pick up nuts buried in the ground (such as acorns run over by lawn mower tires), but they will usually collect nuts that are less than half buried with a very small amount of pressure or by rolling the tool back and forth over the nuts.
Will Nut Wizards pick up rocks, stones, or gravel?
Nut Wizard® tools will gather items that are round or oval in shape and fit within the recommended item size for each size of tool (see Store for chart). If the rocks, stones, or gravel are the right shape and size, Nut Wizards should pick them up. We do not recommend this because rocks are heavy and will bend the wires.
Will Nut Wizards pick up children's toys, pinecones, or persimmons?
The rule of thumb is that Nut Wizard® tools gather items that are round or oval, and strong enough not to flatten under the basket’s wires. Thus, if the toys or pinecones are round, it is possible that the Nut Wizard® would work. We expect to have a prototype for pinecones soon. If your pinecones flare out, they may catch and tangle in the wires. Persimmons, unless they are hard and unripe, are too soft to be collected by Nut Wizards. For more information on persimmons and what they are, see our Persimmon Pleasures page.
How wide of an area does it pick up at a time?
Any size Nut Wizard® tool will gather nuts at the point it touches the ground. Because the basket is round, it will only pick up 2-
How many nuts does it hold?
We haven’t counted how many nuts each Nut Wizard® size can hold, but we do know how much volume each basket has. The Large holds 1⅔ gallons, the Medium 1 gallon, the Small 3 quarts, the Extra Small 1½ quarts, and the Mini 1 quart. In general, one gallon of nuts weighs about five pounds.
Where is the tool made?
Nut Wizard® tools are made by the inventor and his family in the United States of America.
How long does it last? Does it have a warranty?
We expect Nut Wizard® tools to last a lifetime under normal use when treated with respect. Each tool comes with a one year warranty.
What is included with a Nut Wizard® order?
If you buy directly from Seeds and Such, a standard Nut Wizard® order will include a basket, bail, 4’ wooden handle, and unloader.
How much assembly is required?
We ship Nut Wizard® tools in four parts: basket, bail , handle, and unloader. The bail holds the basket so it can roll. To assemble a Nut Wizard® tool, place the basket into one end of the bail, and then the other. Screw the bail into the handle until they are flush. Finally, place the unloader onto the side of a bucket or trash can. No external tools are required.
Where can I buy a Nut Wizard®?
You can purchase a Nut Wizard® tool from us in our Online Store at SeedsandSuch.com or NutWizard.com, over the phone at 888-
Where are you located?
The Seeds and Such, Inc. main office is located in Bedford, Indiana. We share a building with Chent, Inc., our first company. Shipments are sent from our warehouse in neighboring Norman, Indiana.
Can I come see you?
Our customers are welcome to see us at our main office in Bedford, Indiana. In general, our hours are announced on the answering machine, as they usually change with the season. You can also see us at shows from time to time. Call if you are interested what show we may attend next.
What other products do you have?
Do I have to pay with a PayPal account?
No. If you would like to order online without opening a PayPal account, click the “Check Out” button when you are ready to check out, and then use the link that says “Don’t have a PayPal Account?” to check out as a guest. If you would like to avoid PayPal completely, please pay by check, cash, or money order through the mail or in person.
What shipping carrier do you use? Do you offer expedited shipping?
We use UPS Ground, USPS Parcel Post, and USPS Prority Mail for domestic shipments. Most orders arrive 7-
Do you ship internationally?
Yes, providing that the country’s laws allow us to do so. International orders may be placed online, through email, or over the phone. See more details on our Policies page. Contact us at email@example.com or 1-
Do I have an order number?
No. If you have any questions about your order, we will use the order name, date, and address to answer any inquiries. We may also use the PayPal transaction number if you order online.
What do I do if I receive a damaged or missing part?
Call Seeds and Such at 888-
What maintenance do Nut Wizards require? Is it repairable?
Nut Wizard® tools may require maintenance from time to time. After substantial use, the wires may not be evenly spaced, allowing items to fall out of the basket. To fix this, use your fingers to move the wires beside the washer on each side of the basket. Watch a tutorial on respacing wires here. If a wire is broken, remove it from the basket completely and respace the wires. The wire itself is irreplaceable, but your tool should still work properly after the other wires are readjusted. If the basket does not roll well after a time, or if it squeaks, remove it from the bail and apply wheel bearing grease inside the bolts on each side of the basket.
Can I order Nut Wizard® parts separately?
Yes. We sell all four standard parts, as well as two sizes of extension handles, separately. You may order parts on our Parts page or over the phone at 888-
How do I exchange my Nut Wizard® for a different size?
If you purchased your Nut Wizard® tool from a store, contact them for their exchange policies. If you purchased directly from Seeds and Such, Inc., we accept exchanges within 30 days of purchase as long as the tool has been treated with respect. Separate the tool into four parts, taking care to remove the bail from the basket. Wrap the bail and unloader in newspaper. Pack the tool in its original box and include a copy of your receipt with a note that you would like to make an exchange for a certain size. Send the package to 1105 R Street, Bedford, IN, 47421 for UPS packages or PO Box 81, Bedford, IN 47421, for United States Postal Service packages. For exchanges, the buyer pays for shipping to return the tool to us, and we pay for shipping to send the new size back to the buyer.
How do I return a Nut Wizard® tool?
If you purchased your Nut Wizard® tool from a store, contact them for their return policies. If you purchased directly from Seeds and Such, Inc., we accept returns for 30 days after purchase as long as the tool has been treated with respect. Separate the tool into four parts, taking care to remove the bail from the basket. Wrap the bail and unloader in newspaper. Pack the tool in its original box and include a copy of your receipt with a note that you would like to make a return. Send the package to 1105 R Street, Bedford, IN, 47421 for UPS packages or PO Box 81, Bedford, IN 47421 for United States Postal Service packages. You should receive a refund of the price of the tool, not including original shipping, within a week after we receive the undamaged product.
How do I become a dealer?
To open a wholesale account with us, you must purchase 12 or more Nut Wizard® tools in any combination of sizes. See an overview of our wholesale policy on the Policies page. Contact us for wholesale pricing and our complete policy at 888-
Do you offer any discounts?
We do not offer any discounts for international orders because of the extra time and paperwork required. For orders within the United States, we offer a standard discount of $5 off each Nut Wizard® if you buy 6 or more (12 or more receives wholesale pricing). We may give discounts for Nut Wizards used at public events and for other special circumstances. Contact us if you are in one of these categories. When you order online your discount will be processed as a refund when your order ships.