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Wargamer Dave03 Sep 2017 8:03 a.m. PST

I was looking for a recommendation for magnet sheet that I can put in the bottom of Bigso boxes for figure storage:

My 28mm are mostly based 30mm x 60mm (3 figures) and 65mm x 45mm (six figures) on metal movement bases from Wargame Accessories. So there is some heft to some of them.

Looking for a good source for magnet sheet that I can either stick or glue to the bottoms of the boxes.


Wargamer Dave03 Sep 2017 8:14 a.m. PST

Pondoo – I'm thinking Litko resells something that can be had elsewhere for much, much cheaper?

saltflats192903 Sep 2017 8:43 a.m. PST

Don't know what part of US you are in, but uf you have AC Moore craft stores they sell magnetic sheets in various sizes.
Otherwise, look for a local sign store, the kind that makes stick on signs for cars/trucks. They might have magnetic sheet for sale that you can cut to fit.

coopman03 Sep 2017 9:03 a.m. PST
Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2017 1:07 p.m. PST

Big ditto to McMaster Carr. They make lots of great stuff and the magnets are very well done. I have large sheets of them that I cut into strips about half as wide as figure bases. You can get sticky back or plain sheets. No reason to have a sheet as big as the bottom of the box, as the strip will hold quite well.

You might consider boxes from Uline. So much cheaper than what you show.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Sep 2017 2:31 p.m. PST

+1 Bobgnar

Uline boxes are very cheap, though you have to buy 50 or 100 at a time.

Magnet King will sell you a roll of magnet and trim to size.

Wargamer Dave03 Sep 2017 3:26 p.m. PST

Thanks all – the boxes are going to be displayed in my home office so wanted something a little more "fancy" ;-)

Re: and McMaster Carr – awesome sites thank you!

nevinsrip Sponsoring Member of TMP03 Sep 2017 3:55 p.m. PST

Go to your local store that makes signs. I buy rolls of magnetic sheeting from them.

Personal logo Wolfshanza Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2017 10:37 p.m. PST

I use 60mil sheets from Magnet Valley, They also sell on ebay. Holds extremely well.

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