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yellowtruck75

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11-09-2015 09:14 PM

I am need of a good source of 1” or larger rare earth magnets. Anyone know of a place where the can be purchased for a good price?


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conifur

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#1 posted 11-09-2015 09:23 PM

applied magnets

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Planeman40

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#2 posted 11-09-2015 09:33 PM

Harbor Freight has some that are inexpensive unless you need a truck full.

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#3 posted 11-09-2015 09:41 PM

Those HF ones are only 5/16”x1/8”, and you only get 10 for $2.99. You can find them online at places like Amazon for much cheaper. I picked up a pack of 100 1/4” ones for $6.93 with free shipping on Amazon, from Applied Magnets. Larger ones will obviously be more expensive though.

Cheers,
Brad

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#4 posted 11-09-2015 11:19 PM

KJ Magnetic….great magnets and good service

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#5 posted 11-09-2015 11:32 PM

http://www.leevalley.com/US/Wood/Search.aspx?action=n
http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=32065&cat=1,42363,42348

I’ve had good luck with Lee Valley, 1” x 1/8” circular with a 30lb strength rating.

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#6 posted 11-10-2015 04:51 AM

Not quite an inch, but I use magnets I’ve retrieved from worn out Sonicare toothbrush heads- free and strong.

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#7 posted 11-10-2015 01:08 PM

I buy from applied magnets, cheapest I’ve found and good quality, the only thing I hate about them is how they charge almost $20 for shipping when the package is the size of a small flat rate box.

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#8 posted 11-10-2015 02:42 PM

I second Redoak. I’ve bought about a hundred magnets from KJ Magnets. The last purchase included a few nearly one hundred pound pull magnets I use to hold my control buttons for my dust collectors, which I mounted on the end of long cords, to the machine I’m using or the collector itself. Then there’s the poor man’s meteorite detector, shown in the picture, supporting itself by its magnet on the top of my table saw.

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#9 posted 11-12-2015 09:43 PM



KJ Magnetic….great magnets and good service

- Redoak49

+1

Bought many magnets from them over the years. Look for the discount code.

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#10 posted 11-12-2015 11:56 PM

Harbor Freight has larger magnets!

http://www.harborfreight.com/50mm-round-magnet.html (25 lb pull)

http://www.harborfreight.com/66mm-round-magnet-96650.html (95 lb pull)

http://www.harborfreight.com/retrieving-magnet-250-lb-pull-36905.html (250 lb pull)

I use some of these to mount things to my machines.

Planeman

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