You might get more use out of plain neodymium magnets[ebay.com]. Wrap in painters tape if you need help handling them. 10mm x 1mm are pretty comfortable to use and still pretty cheap.
I've come across a tip like this before. As I happened to have a heavy magnet left over from some old work project, which involved point-of-purchase signage which included some heavy magnets for hanging purposes, I thought I would give it a shot. The magnet is about 2" in diameter and about a quarter inch thick though hollowed out in the center (small hole).
Tried to use this magnet in a couple different homes just to see if it would work. And it did, but not as well as a stud finder. Not that any of the few studfinders I've used were all that good either. Though I don't know if the magnet I have is "neodymium" or not.
To find the stud, look in the mirror. funny ha ha, etc.
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I took mangodrink's advice and got 20 8x1 for $1.36 shipped.
Listing said "Welcome to visit our store. It will be a big suprise as long as you get it."
Gotta laugh at that one!
Can you post the link. I'm thinking about a) making the same purchase and b) having a bit of a laugh while doing so. Thanks!!
Sometimes it's important to understand exactly how much you don't know.
Don't use SnapSort, don't cite SnapSort. (WikiPedia, on the other hand, is actually pretty good. Don't dis WikiPedia).
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