Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2004 15:24:42 -0500

Author: Patricia Sievert

Subject: Re: source for surplus hard drive magnets


Thanks, I just got 9 from our own department techies. Next week I'll
hit up the university's IT dept.

Dick Heckathorn wrote:

>Check our computer repair places. How about the computer repair
>department of your university. I'm sure they have hard drives that have
>gone bad. Take them apart and get some. Here at the high school where I
>teach, I have been given 9 hard drives that have gone bad and have
>recovered the magnets. A few phone calls should provide what you need.
>Helping teachers who facilitate, motivating students who learn.
>Dick Heckathorn 14665 Pawnee Trail Middleburg Hts, OH 44130
>Physics Teacher CVCA 4687 Wyoga Rd Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44224
>330-929-0575 VM 120
>-----Original Message-----
>[] On Behalf Of Patricia Sievert
>Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 12:45 PM
>To: 'Tap-L'
>Subject: source for surplus hard drive magnets
>Anyone have a current source for surplus hard drive magnets? I thought
>I'd be able to get some from Am. Science & Surplus, but they do not have
>any right now. I "Googled" "hard drive magnets" and got lots of uses,
>but no sources. I only need about 20 for a make and take for a teacher
>Pati Sievert, Outreach Coordinator
>Department of Physics
>Northern Illinois University
>DeKalb, Il 60115

Patricia Sievert
Physics Outreach Coordinator
219 Faraday Hall
Physics Department
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-6418

From Fri Oct 1 17:12:22 2004