Face it. The force of magnetism is simply amazing, and magnets are useful and fun. We use them to hold up everything from grocery lists to our kids’ artwork. But many magnets are just plain wimpy—either they are poorly constructed and fall apart or the force of their magnetic field is too weak to be practically useful. Brian Conti agreed, and decided to do something about it. On the heels of his successfully crowd-funded Kickstarter SPOKE Mechanical Pencil project comes the Strong Like Bull Magnets project. Each of these little dudes is built around a rare earth magnet, coupled to an engineered steel ‘cup’ which directs the magnetic flux to increase the magnetic strength and also ‘shields’ the magnetic force from all surfaces except the mounting surface. The magnet/cup assembly screws to a custom CNC machined aluminum housing part which is anodized for durability and color. A rubber O-ring is added to enhance the grip. Boasts a pull strength of over 25 pounds. Available in multiple colors and start at $24 for set of two and up. But the Kickstarter funding period ends in a few hours, so place your order soon!
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