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Old 15th August 2008, 02:49 AM   #1
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Default Good/cheap neodymium magnet sources

Hi all,

Just wanting to know about any good neodymium magnet sources you know of.

I have looked at magnets4less and they are good. But still, magnets are quite expensive.

http://www.magnet4less.com
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Old 15th August 2008, 03:46 AM   #2
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As I remember this place had a bunch of Magnets on
display at a surplus show I went to a few years back..

Axman surplus here in the states


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Old 15th August 2008, 08:37 AM   #3
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Thanks for that Apex Jr - I checked them out http://www.ax-man.com/ they don't have online ordering which would benefit me as I am located in Australia.

Another ribbon thread mentioned http://www.supermagnetman.net/

but their prices don't seem to compete with magnet4less - but someone apparently did get a good deal on visually defective neo's from supermagnetmat for their project.

magnet4less also seems to have dimensions (and the right magnetizaiton direction) that suit ribbon's well.

I am currently looking at these sizes:
100mm x 25mm x 12.5mm (4" x 1" x 1/2") $13.99ea @ 10pcs
100mm x 12.5mm x 6.25mm (4" x 1/2" x 1/4") $3.29 ea @ 10pcs

Anyone else send their websites and I can make a list at the start of the thread. - Even possibly add a Ribbon entry to the wiki page.
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Old 21st August 2008, 06:58 PM   #4
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Hi Andrew,

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- but someone apparently did get a good deal on visually defective neo's from supermagnetmat for their project.
That would be me . After a couple rounds of email tag trying to lock down a purchase of some bundles (his listings on his site were out of date at the time) I called him up. He's a great guy and will work with you. I ended up getting 150 50mm x 20mm x 10mm perfectly usable but blemished N35's for about $1.00 a piece . With shipping the whole order was under $200.00 .

I'd give him a call.

On another note, until you actually play with neo's this big you won't have a feel for just how powerful they are. I would suggest you keep the length down to 50mm to minimize the hazard of breakage as well as injury ( I only bled twice with this size )

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Old 22nd September 2008, 01:04 PM   #5
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Hey valvitude

thanks for the heads up, I didn't see your post before ordering but I received the magnets I ordered from magnet4less - ended up buying some 4"x1/2"x1/2" and some 2"x1/2"x1/2" they are indeed strong, I also got hold of some steel - let the fun begin.
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Anyone tried?

http://www.alibaba.com/trade/search?...rea=product_en
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