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Magnet to Key

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by raycie, Mar 18, 2011.

  1. Mar 18, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    raycie

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    Anyone know the best way to attach a magnet to a key? I usually hide a key for my camper when we go to the beach.. have tried super glue and even gorilla glue, but both have come off.. the gorilla glue did work longer, but still broke off..

    I know they sell magnetic keys but I don't think they made one for the camper key size..
     
  2. Mar 18, 2011 at 3:31 PM
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    jb weld? or some other epoxy. and google works too...
     
  4. Mar 18, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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    Didn't want to use the hide a key box.. will look into the JB wield... I already googled.. If I didn't, I wouldn't have asked TW..
     
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    Everyone knows the places where hide-a-keys are. Get a combo lock for the hitch.
     
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    What about getting yourself a nice small neodymium magnet (they are very powerful) and then shrink wrapping it to the key? Then it won't be glue at all holding it on, just the shrink wrap.
     
  8. Mar 18, 2011 at 5:03 PM
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    moto932

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    what about just using a zip tie?
     
  9. Mar 18, 2011 at 5:20 PM
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    WTtoolman

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    That hitch safe is pretty cool. Pricey, but cool.
     

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