Fantastic and easy to use

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Review by Elizabeth posted 950 days ago 2657 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve always struggled to find the studs in my drywalled shop. I’ve got a Little Wizard metal wand and an electronic stud finder but despite my best efforts it always seemed like my first pilot hole would miss the stud entirely – especially when working on the ceiling. I got this stud finder yesterday and my whole attitude toward mounting things on the walls has changed.

While showing the new studfinder to my husband in the kitchen I casually brushed it against the wall and immediately found a stud. Tried again and found the next stud along. Fantastic. Later that evening I went out to the shop to try to locate the studs on one of the walls where I’d like to put some lumber racks. Got all six studs located in less than five minutes.

For less than ten bucks on Amazon, you definitely can’t go wrong with this thing. And there are no batteries so you’ll never find it dead when you need to use it.

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#1 posted 950 days ago

I have one and love it!
Hasn’t failed me yet and the kids love finding the studs for me. :p
It amazes them how it works.

I keep it stuck to a stud location so I don’t lose it.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#2 posted 950 days ago

Thanks for the review. I have one of those electronic ones. I never liked it and the battery it’s been long gone. Basically this unit finds the screws/nails the drywall is attached to studs. Am I right? Well then I have an idea: take a rare earth little magnet, put in a, say, sandwich bag, move it across the wall and bingo. I’ll give it a try.

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#3 posted 949 days ago

I have this too! Super powerful magnets make it really easy to use. Some times more technology is less. I’m sure that the electronic ones will find a stud too. This way you never need to worry about batteries.

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#4 posted 949 days ago

I’ve been trying to find the studs in my ceiling but the walls are really textured…driving me crazy. I tried magnets and electronic stud finders, and even drills…I am thinking of sanding a small section to text better

Is that crazy?

Any suggestions?

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#5 posted 946 days ago

I bought one on Amazon a few weeks back for a few bucks and I too absoutely love it.

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