Magnet as Battery Remover

Clever ways to repurpose an everyday item.

Clock magnet batteryJim Cooper

Can’t pry those double- or triple-A’s out of their compartment? Place a strong magnet (Mighty Magnets work well) over the area and it will pull them right out.



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