Using a strong magnet to pick up nails out of a fire pit



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13 Oct 2017 06:15 - +8131
Put the magnet in the bottom of a milk jug. Then just lift the magnet and all the metal fall off. Keeps the magnet clean. edit: Couple requests for an explanation. I tried to find the gif or video I saw years ago to no avail. Works like a store bought metal shop sweeper. Take an empty plastic container such as a milk jug. In the case of a milk jug, cut a hole in the top big enough for your hand clutching your magnet to fit through. Insert magnet into jug/container. Sweep the magnet containing jug/container across the area needing steel/iron scrap cleanup. Once it has picked up all it's going to, hold it over your scrap receptacle of choice. Reach in and lift the magnet up and watch all the scrap drop right off. Repeat as necessary and rejoice.
13 Oct 2017 05:11 - +6318
you know they make magnets on a stick just for this? Also, no glove here is just asking for an injury.
13 Oct 2017 07:22 - +1851
I recently realized that my really strong magnet can be used for removing those security disks from clothes. I'd never use it for shoplifting, but it's saved me a trip back to the store on several occasions when the store forgets to remove them.
13 Oct 2017 06:00 - +1751
Can someone explain why that magnet is so much stronger than a typical magnet? Can they be bought easily? Probably wouldn't buy one, because I know I would forget and slap it on the side of the refrigerator. Then I would be dragging my refrigerator around the kitchen trying to get it off of there.
13 Oct 2017 05:24 - +1616
Why are there so many nails in the fire pit?
13 Oct 2017 05:54 - +447
This works as an analogy for how much attention a woman gets on Omegle.
13 Oct 2017 06:28 - +334
I hope the magnet-holder doesn't leave that in the house or near anyone with a pacemaker. Jeez. And wear some gloves, you hooligan.
13 Oct 2017 06:32 - +222
If i were to run that magnet over my hard drive would that be able to pick up my deleted files?
13 Oct 2017 05:40 - +83
Yep, he nailed it......
13 Oct 2017 08:21 - +49
What the hell were you burning? The Terminator?
13 Oct 2017 08:37 - +48
looks like a great way to get a rusty nail in your hand
13 Oct 2017 07:58 - +45
This is how you find a needle in a haystack; burn it then use a magnate.
13 Oct 2017 09:13 - +27
I wish I was that attractive
13 Oct 2017 06:48 - +23
You want tetanus, because that's how you get tetanus!
13 Oct 2017 05:53 - +16
Fucking metal.
13 Oct 2017 07:41 - +13
I am considering magnet fishing, a hobby that requires a strong magnet tied to a rope. You toss it into rivers near bridges or beaches on lakes. Then I had a dream one night about the UPS driver trying to get my new super magnet out of his truck..
13 Oct 2017 10:00 - +8
Life pro tip Never watch a video a powerful magnet and decide to order one online at the same time you’re expecting a new hard drive
13 Oct 2017 08:30 - +7
PLEASE WEAR SOME GLOVES AHHHH.

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