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Forum topic by JesseTutt posted 550 days ago 546 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JesseTutt

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550 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: magswitch featherboard magnet featherboard

One of the ways a magnet is rated is the amount of “pull” then have, as measured in pounds. I was wondering how much “pull” the magnets on the MagSwitch have. I was thinking of making my own and needed to know how strong of magnets to buy.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri


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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 550 days ago

I think the MagSwitch magnets are 75 pounds each, and they have two magnets on the body of the device. I would not go to court to swear on the 75 pounds per magnet though.

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#2 posted 550 days ago

Google Magswitch and go to their website. They have magnets of different strengths. Places like Lee Valley will sell you the magnets separately.

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