Magnet storage?

stratfish

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I have a few humbucker magnet sets left over from past magnet swaps. Have stored them stacked on top of each other in my Parts drawer. Will this weaken them? Is there a recommended/better way to store 'em?
 

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Keep magnets of different types and/or different degrees of charge separated from each other by at least a few inches of air space.

Magnets of like type and charge can rest together in the way that they naturally want to - N to S, N to S, N to S, etc.

If you store magnets of different types or charges together, and/or if you force magnets to sit together in a repelling way or move them around near each other, the stronger ones will further weaken the weaker ones.
 

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Magnets are usually stored in a stack. It doesn't really matter what types of magnets are in this pack. The main thing is that they must be charged. Depending on the type - alloy), the magnet cannot be charged more than its alloy allows. If the magnet is slightly demagnetized or does not lose its strength evenly (this can be checked on a gaussometer), you can pass it between two strong neodymium magnets. It will charge, but not more than its alloy allows. You can also change the polarity with this method.
 


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