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Magnet Placement question

Postby Brutalise » Sun Jun 24, 2012 10:59 pm

Working on magnitizing my first model, and I'm not sure if I need to use a much stronger glue or if I just need to be more paitent. Just wondering what some of you all use. :)

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Re: Magnet Placement question

Postby BewareOfTom » Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:06 pm

well I always just super glue it, though to be sure you may want to add a little bit of greenstuff under and over it :P

then wait over knight to start using it (though do carefully test it so you make sure u got the poles right)
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Re: Magnet Placement question

Postby BunkhouseBuster » Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:07 pm

Hobby drill, super glue, Green stuff, dull hobby knife blades/sculpting tools, and patience. I always make sure to get everything fitting and lined up right when magnetizing.

Just be patient, be careful, and don't drop the magnets once you've got glue on them!
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Re: Magnet Placement question

Postby dcrabb » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:11 am

BunkhouseBuster wrote:Just be patient, be careful, and don't drop the magnets once you've got glue on them!


Been there done that and it wasn't fun :oops:

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Re: Magnet Placement question

Postby BewareOfTom » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:12 am

lol, I put super glue on a magnet and it went back on the stack of magnets....

now THAT sucks
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Re: Magnet Placement question

Postby dcrabb » Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:18 am

BewareOfTom wrote:lol, I put super glue on a magnet and it went back on the stack of magnets....

now THAT sucks


AWW, that is the worst. I get lazy and don't move the stack of magnets away from the work area and BAM the magnet with superglue jumps away and lands glue side to the stack. I found that quickly grabbing an exacto knife to seperate the magnets is the best way to avoid having to drill a hole big enough to fit two glued together magnets. It also might work better to put the glue on the model and not the magnet? :?

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Re: Magnet Placement question

Postby BewareOfTom » Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:22 am

yeah, what I eventually starting doing is:

1) drill hole (first small pilot hole with smallest bit, then size I need)
2) stuff GS in there
3) poor a few drop of glue
4) add magnet (and push in so its flush)
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