- December 20, 2017 at 12:28 am #48326JRRParticipant
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I need to either replace or re-magnetize the dampening system in a old Lyman M5. What is the best way to recharge the magnetism in the twin magnets?
- December 20, 2017 at 4:54 pm #48338GlennParticipant
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To magnatize a bolt, you wrap a wire around it and hit it with a DC charge from a battery for a second.
You might be able to find some rare earth magnets on Ebay.
- December 21, 2017 at 10:27 am #48342Rattlesnake CharlieParticipant
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This link will take you to an article that will explain the process. The article specifies Neodymium magnets, but you can do it with any magnet. From the photo I found online, it might be easier to just replace the magnets. Good luck, and let us know how it turns out.
BTW, on shooters’ forum a guy said he replaced his magnets with more powerful ones, and it improved the performance of the scale.
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