Subject: Re: bad sectors on drives ...
To: David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/13/2001 04:23:38
"David Laight" <David.Laight@btinternet.com> wrote:
> Yes - and be VERY careful not to let the 2 magnets touch, you wont get
> them apart ever, never, not at all.
> We took apart a 5.25" differential scsi disk, the magnents from that
> are lethal. Carry one in a pocket, and it sticks to random items.
> Not helped by the UK 'bronze' coins being ferro-magnetic.
They're also ceramic magnets so they're fairly brittle. If you let them
slide together or slap one another, they'll break...