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Post by LenV on 7/27/2018, 2:26 pm

I know a couple of weeks ago someone on here was looking for a gun box magnet. I can't find the original post so just thought I would throw in a little info here. First of all Champions Choice has them in stock. Second they don't work very good on TnB strong cases. They are so thin that if your magazine has a large base pad only a little bit of the magazine makes contact. Which means they will fall off easy. On some cases there is not enough flat area to mount the magnet and have enough clearance to use properly. I solved both of those tiny annoyances by mounting the magnet to a strip of 1/2" plywood them mounting the wood to the lid. This gives you clearance above and below and magazines will stay in place. Ok, said my piece. The important part I suppose is that they are in stock.

http://www.champchoice.com/store/Main.aspx?p=ItemDetailOptions&item=GBM

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Post by JIMPGOV on 7/27/2018, 3:25 pm

WHAT A GREAT IDEA. THANKS JP

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Post by jmdavis on 7/27/2018, 3:52 pm

Len,

Even without the baseplates the mags need to go at an angle.
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Post by dev6682 on 7/28/2018, 7:00 pm

Just ordered one. Thanks for the timely thread!

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Post by Jon Math on 8/1/2018, 12:20 pm

great suggestion, thank you!!
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Post by Chazz on 8/5/2018, 8:30 pm

My wife had one of these knife magnets laying around so I used itGun box magnet 20180810Gun box magnet 20180810Gun box magnet 20180810Gun box magnet 20180810

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Post by mpolans on 8/6/2018, 10:33 pm

I use a knife magnet bar.  It's got a rubberized exterior.  It's really strong.  I don't even have it bolted to the door; I just put the steel backing plate on the outside and it sticks to it through box's aluminum door.

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