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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 12:17 AM Thread Starter
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magnetic holder

i can't find this thread that this guy use to talk about in his thread.

suppose to be a DIY magnetic intake, outake, and heater holder.

he say that he use this:

something like this
and silicone them together for his equipments...

I want out today and bought the wrong magnet at home depot...

My suction cup is pissing me off, saw it fell off this evening.

I try to pm him, but no answer.

I want to do as he say but don't sure how it will hold a heater. I want to silicone the old fluval suction cup onto the magnet and it should stay in place...

anyone done it ..please help

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 12:58 AM Thread Starter
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no one?

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 01:03 AM
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you're going to have to wait more than 40 minutes for a response...

I'm honestly not even sure what you are asking? Can you formulate an actual question and not a series of vague statements?

WHAT specifically do you need help with...
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 02:16 AM
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The magnets you linked to at Home Depot are not strong enough for holding stuff. You need rare earth magnets, which you can get on Ebay or from K&J Magnetics, The ones with countersunk holes through them work the best.

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