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The Cavity Magnetron and You Answered

So my neighbors left a microwave out on the curb and there's a night low RPM motor in there with the turntable and Halloween is only a few months away.... Well, you know. And then I noticed the big magnets on the magnetron. Is there an easy way to get those and the rest of the unit separated? Or if I want them do I need to take a hacksaw to the thing? Thanks all.


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Big Bwana
Big Bwana

12 years ago

Yep it's easy to pull the magnets off them, and the low rpm motor for the turntable is great fun for kids, they crank it and shock each other, it actually stings pretty good .... And there is an instructable that uses the tranformer in a small welder....