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Husky 18 in. Magnetic Sweeper Pickup Tool
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Husky

18 in. Magnetic Sweeper Pickup Tool

  • Uses magnetic force to scoop up nails, screws and other metal
  • Telescopic handle adjusts from 30 in. to 40 in.
  • 2-year limited warranty
$29.97 /each

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The Husky 18 in. Magnetic Sweeper Pickup Tool quickly and easily collects screws, nails and other metal objects that may be littered about. It features a telescoping handle that adjusts from 30 in. to 40 in. and is outfitted with easy-rolling rubber wheels that won't tarnish or damage floors. A quick-release mechanism discards all picked-up items at your discretion for no-fuss disposal.

  • Reliable and convenient for collecting hardware and metal waste scattered on the floor or ground
  • 18 in. W x 3 in. D magnetic working area provides superb collecting capacity
  • Sturdy rubber wheels allow easy rolling while preventing damage to floors
  • Quick-release mechanism discards collected items for easy disposal

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magnetic sweeper pull force?

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What is the magnetic pull? Lowes shows this detail for their items.
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August 6, 2016
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Very good. Read my answer to an above (maybe below) similar question.
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August 2, 2016
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It has the power to pick up at 3. To 4 inches from the ground.
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I bought a Farm and they had a burn barrel and burned wood with nails and other metal it picked it up very well, so much had to release the magnet a few times because there was so much metal and you can adjust the height of the magnet depending on how close you need the magnet.
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How much pulling power does it have

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August 6, 2016
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When I bought this sweeper I also bought a 16-oz can of foam spray, that probably weighed a bit more including propellant and can. I set the box vertically on the ground and was about to put it into my car when it grabbed the spray can and, all by itself, held the can to the side of the box against gravity. Through the side of the box and packaging, the magnet supported more than a pound.
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May 25, 2016
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I haven't measured it, but it seems that it can lift significantly more than its own weight. After tearing down an old garage and using the product, I have had NO flat tires It seems to have found EVERY loose nail, screw, bracket, etc. Here's a picture of the load after one pass. It also found a lot of single items unexpected in other parts of the yard or driveway as well as the heavy stuff.
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I don;t have a tool to measure but it picked up pounds of nails and staples from a burn barrel that was on my property , it works very well
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Do you have to put air in tires

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No. The tires are solid rubber.
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No, the tires do not require air.
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Does it pick up roofing nails?

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July 31, 2016
Prior owners had a new roof put on the house and roofing company must not have been too careful. I'm finding old rusting roofing nails every day I'm in the yard. Need to figure out a way to pick most of them up. Thanks!
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Oh, yeah, it picks up roofing nails. In spades! Read my full review.
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Yes, that's why I bought mine. You will probably need to make several passes over the area to get them all.
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18 in. Magnetic Sweeper Pickup Tool is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 36.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strong Super Sweeper Succeeds Spectacularly Sorry ‘bout the title; I just couldn’t help myself with the alliteration. This Husky sweeper is (almost) top shelf. I compared it (on the web and in the store) to a smaller Black and Silver Magnetic Clean Sweep. For the $5 difference in price I bought the Husky. I couldn’t see the value in the Clean Sweep compared to the Husky. I just had my roof replaced. The roofers removed the old (1997) roof and nails, and many of the staples from the original (1978) two-layered roof. They forgot to bring tarps, so all the old hardware, broken shingles, and shredded felt was scattered all across my lawn and alongside the carport and driveway where I park my motor home and car. (My wife uses the carport.) The workers used a non-wheeled magnet three times to pick up nails, but I was still seeing some that they missed. I was at first reluctant to buy such a big device because I expect I’ll never use it again, and in my small house I have no place to store it. But I can’t afford a blowout on the interstate with my motor home, so I bought the Husky. I am so glad I did. Assembly was easy. I spent two hours using it yesterday, working around only half the house with multiple sweeps, and I must have picked up between 250 and 300 nails and staples, plus bolts and other very rusted debris, probably from when the house was first built. The Husky is very good, but not perfect. As mentioned elsewhere, the wingnut doesn’t secure the handle as securely as it should, and the magnet-lifting operation to release the nails could be smoother as the two bolt sleeves sometimes rub on the sides of the sleeve holes if you push the magnet back down crookedly. But it has a strong magnet and it WORKS! Multiple runs are necessary, as they would be with any such sweeper. Keep sweeping until you pick nothing up. (Tires are expensive, and buying one is work, not fun.) But this magnet is so strong it finds things completely buried under the sand. Sometimes high grass sweeps nails off the sweeper, but the height is adjustable, and sometimes the grass just pushes the nail around the corner from the bottom of the magnet to the back. So I always stop when I hear a lot of clatter and release the nails (and I sometimes use a gloved hand to ensure all staples, wires, and metallic blobs that are rusted remnants of decades gone by is off). I was going to try to resell this sweeper when I’m done with this job, but I’m keeping it. I’ll use it again the next time I drop a screw or bolt into the lawn. (I’ll throw something else out to find a place to store it.) I rate this Husky a four and a half for design and construction, but a six for how happy I am with its operation. And I couldn’t believe it was only $30. So I’m back to sweeping; only 200 nails to go.
Date published: 2016-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This magnetic sweeper is exactly what I was expecting. Works well for picking up nails and staple... This magnetic sweeper is exactly what I was expecting. Works well for picking up nails and staples in the yard after redoing my roof. As others have stated sometimes the things that are picked up get brushed off by the grass, but since I was expecting this I am happy with the product.
Date published: 2016-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great! Bought this for a remodeling project and it works great! I used it indoors to pick up nails and staples from the floor and outdoors to remove nails and screws from my driveway and it worked great for both. Very sturdy, powerful magnet, simple to use. Great Buy
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good tool This product performs as advertised. Arrived undamaged and went together quickly and easily. Great go cleaning up small metal chips in the machine shop where I work
Date published: 2016-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnet is really strong and picks up EVERYTHING! I bought two of these and the boxes stuck togeth... Magnet is really strong and picks up EVERYTHING! I bought two of these and the boxes stuck together. :) Quick release mechanism works well.
Date published: 2016-10-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works Great Works great but wing nut that connects handle broke within minutes.Easy fix.
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 18 in magnetic sweeper Just what is needed to keep nails, screws and metal cleaned up. Buy one.
Date published: 2016-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great to have around! It picks up metals on the ground i didnt see. I looked on the internet for one of these and all the other brands being sold were twice as much. i didnt want to loose any money to a junk magnetic sweeper, So I chose this one for its price and the husky brand products are good in my opinion. Im happy with it. It works great, I put it all together in 5 minutes! So i was happy to go outside picking up junk metal off the ground. It will find what you dont see on the ground and stuff you wouldnt off found without it. I bought this because the tires on vehicles at work were getting nails, and screws in them and wanted to clear the parking lot of that stuff. I started at home and picked up 1 pound of metals of all kinds and shapes off the ground we drive on! And at work i picked up paper clips, a screw and other junky stuff thats magnetic off the rocky gravel parking lot. It does a good job and you can hear when it has picked up something! And i can adjust the height by loosening the inner nut and bolt and moving it down for more ground clearance. Dont over tighten any of the nuts on this. And always check to see if you have picked up anything when using it and discard it! So nothing falls off of it back unto the ground! So keep a empty box or portable trash can with you to place what you have picked up in it to throw away when your done. Thanks home depot and the makers :-) great job
Date published: 2016-09-12
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