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Sorry if wrong forum.
I fitted a built-in washing machine and a cupboard door that is supposed to close onto it.
I need a decent sticky back magnet to hold the door shut, but be I'm blowed if I can find one that is large enough. :shock:
any recommends for one, or a couple that will do the job, please?
wood door straight onto the metal wash machine :-)
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Try these;

https://www.first4magnets.com/self-adhe ... sive-p9297

They also sell magnetic tape.

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you can get very strong neodymium magnets with wood screw holes
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5-10Pcs-N50- ... 0005.m1851
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was it a propper integrated machine with hinges that attach to the machine and the door?

they should have came with a magnet to keep the door closed. you would be able to get the correct kit off ebay if you put the machine model number into ebay search
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big-all wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:37 pm
you can get very strong neodymium magnets with wood screw holes
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As coincidence would have it I bought these exact same magnets last week from that buyer. The guy has claimed he's in London which is a lie. He's in China. I've no problems buying stuff from China but I do have a problem being deceived.

After 7 days they still haven't arrived. I'll be returning them when they eventually arrive.
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Thank you, guys.
I guess the reason there wasn't a magnet with the door is because I had the door left to me when we purchased the house.
@Mike.... The little round ones with a sticky back. I'm not so sure they'll be man/person :D enough for the job?
The ones that screw on might though if they are sold in the UK?
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foxleybob wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 1:10 pm
Thank you, guys.
I guess the reason there wasn't a magnet with the door is because I had the door left to me when we purchased the house.
@Mike.... The little round ones with a sticky back. I'm not so sure they'll be man/person :D enough for the job?
The ones that screw on might though if they are sold in the UK?
Don’t forget that the pull of the magnets that I put in the link is 0.6 kg PER magnet, so if you had say 8 magnets for the door then it would hold a 4kg door and that’s a lot of door!!
And these have a even greater pull https://www.first4magnets.com/circular- ... pull-p2581 and are bigger and thicker .
They also do the screw on type.

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Argyll wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:48 pm
I've no problems buying stuff from China but I do have a problem being deceived.
After 7 days they still haven't arrived. I'll be returning them when they eventually arrive.
I bet they will cost you more to send them back than what you paid for them.
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someone-else wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:10 pm
Argyll wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 12:48 pm
I've no problems buying stuff from China but I do have a problem being deceived.
After 7 days they still haven't arrived. I'll be returning them when they eventually arrive.
I bet they will cost you more to send them back than what you paid for them.
You'd lose that bet then because the seller has falsely advertised the item as being located in the UK. So I'm entitled to a full refund without suffering financial detriment.
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OK, so do you think 1 or maybe 2 of the magnets you linked first would suffice for my door then Mike?
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foxleybob wrote:
Fri Apr 10, 2020 5:22 pm
OK, so do you think 1 or maybe 2 of the magnets you linked first would suffice for my door then Mike?
Well, they come in a pack of 10 so put on as many or all as you need. As long as they do the job and no one is going to see them so it doesn’t really matter.

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Ps. If you are worried then buy slightly bigger magnets, they are not that expensive.
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it can often be better to leave the magnets floating slightly not so much that the screw head can touch the metal but the magnet can adapt to the face off the metal then you will get 100% pull rather than as little as5- 10% on a perhaps 2degrees out
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