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Old 05-13-2009, 11:10 AM   #1
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I'm a bit of a neat freak when I'm working on my stuff. Frankly, I just can't stand working on dirty parts or dirty cars or in a dirty shop... It makes me clumsy and messy...


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Old 05-13-2009, 11:44 AM   #2
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Do they hold to the box real good when you yank off a towel real quick?
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Old 05-13-2009, 12:40 PM   #3
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Yeah... they are heavy magnets... You can jerk pretty good and they don't budge.
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What if you got a wood wall ?
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Old 05-14-2009, 06:51 AM   #5
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What if you got a wood wall ?
Then there are any number of kitchen-style mounts that you can use. Or mount a 1/4" plate to the wall...

What surprises me is the price. $20 is pretty darn affordable!
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:14 AM   #6
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Depending on what I put it on. I might worry about scratching the surface some. I have a magnetic glove box holder on the inside of my tool box cabinet door. There are some small scratches. Its been on there for about 5 years. I don't know if I would want the scratches forming the outside of my box. Price seems good for something with magnets that strong.
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:42 AM   #7
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Man, aren't you a tool freak, about as much as Merk! Having a toolbox in your bathroom, for a tp holder.
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Man, aren't you a tool freak, about as much as Merk! Having a toolbox in your bathroom, for a tp holder.
That's what it looked like to me at first as well. The sense of true depth is lost in the photograph.
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:54 PM   #9
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That's what it looked like to me at first as well. The sense of true depth is lost in the photograph.
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I honest to god think that is a roll of toilet paper in the picture... Sure looks like one. That's griot's marketing photo - not mine.
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I honest to god think that is a roll of toilet paper in the picture... Sure looks like one. That's griot's marketing photo - not mine.

I think he's right! I do like the product though.
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Old 05-15-2009, 12:08 PM   #13
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Hey guys, thanks for the mention. The Magnetic Paper Towel Holder is awesome! One of my personal favorites for keeping towels handy on my box, tool cart, etc.

**and no, it is not TP in the picture (though, we have had some customers purchase them for that). we used a regular roll of paper towels in the picture, but the angle does give it that TP look. maybe we should reshoot it with blue towels???**

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Old 05-15-2009, 12:39 PM   #14
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That's what it looked like to me at first as well. The sense of true depth is lost in the photograph.
butt depth? lol.
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If that's toilet paper you lot must have big butts !
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Old 05-16-2009, 09:47 AM   #16
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If you are worried about scratches, put a piece of either wax paper or cling wrap on the magnets before you stick them to the box. Should stop any small scratches from happening.

Of course the holder could already have plastic caps on the magnets (I did not take a super close look)
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Hey guys, thanks for the mention. The Magnetic Paper Towel Holder is awesome! One of my personal favorites for keeping towels handy on my box, tool cart, etc.

**and no, it is not TP in the picture (though, we have had some customers purchase them for that). we used a regular roll of paper towels in the picture, but the angle does give it that TP look. maybe we should reshoot it with blue towels???**

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Old 05-19-2009, 10:45 AM   #18
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I own these and love them. I have a steel building so I just stick them to one of the trusses. I plan to order another one or two soon, Derek! : )
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You can count me in also....I thought it was a TP holder.
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Its a great idea. I'm forever looking for the roll of blue and then open a new roll. Nowe I have 4 or 5 rolls around. Cheers on this one Ryan!
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