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Demagnetize Leatherman

I have a Leatherman Squirt P4. Recently, the Leatherman became magnetized somehow. What's the best way to demagnetize it?

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BOOM5601 (author)2010-09-14

Throw it hard against a wall, over and over, and smash it with a hammer, your choice.

NachoMahma (author)2008-07-08

. An AC coil and a rheostat. Start out at full power and slowly turn it down. This will randomize the magnetic fields.

Bran (author)2008-07-08

You could expose it to extreme heat.

LinuxH4x0r (author)Bran2008-07-08

That would lose its temper. I've seen magnetizing blocks that also have a demagnetizer.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=5932

LinuxH4x0r (author)LinuxH4x0r2008-07-08

Duh, now I remember. Leatherman has a 25 year warranty. Go get a new one (anywhere that sells them does this)