Magnet Fishing Masterclass: An Aquatic Guide to the Science of Submerged Scrap
by Christopher D. Winnan
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Magnet Fishing Masterclass is the first book of its kind to reveal the secrets of success in this fast-growing, urban hobby.
Whether you are a complete beginner, just starting out or a long time, experienced magneteer, this book contains a wealth of practical information for everyone.
It begins with an important section on the most effective equipment, not only the magnets themselves, but also ropes, gloves and a beneficial range of other useful kit. It even provides an interesting background chapter on neodymium, and where this fascinating Rare Earth element originates.
Safety and legality are extremely important topics in this nascent pastime, especially if we want it to remain relatively unregulated. This is why there is also a chapter on responsible magnet fishing behaviour.
Then we get down to the real nitty-gritty, starting with a selection of the very best locations and some of the most effective techniques.
The "Trash or Treasure" chapter will help you to separate the junk from the jewelry, showing you for example, how to distinguish meteorites from smelting slag and how to find coin stashes. There are lengthy sub-sections on blades and guns, as well as the find that is every magneteer's nightmare, unexploded ordnance.
There are tips on where to pull up the most valuable finds, from discarded swag, such as stolen cash tills and ATMs, to valuable antiques that you can clean up and resell on eBay.
The reality is though that most of what you fish out of the water is going to be rusty scrap. Bearing this in mind, there is a large section on other ideas that you can use to profit from this hobby, other than endless trips down to the scrapyard. With this helpful information, anybody can turn their favourite pastime into a lucrative business.
There are sections on how to clean you finds and how to avoid losing your equipment, something that often happens to the best of us. More importantly, this book talks about the environmental value of magnet ...
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
Length: 184 Pages (3,477 KB)Lending: EnabledAdded: Aug 3rd, 2020