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    Default Mag Mount strengthening

    I have a small DAB+ Antenna Mag Mount which I need to be sure doesn't move on the boot of my Focus.

    It's this one in the link but it's not got a particularly strong magnet though it does stick OK on normal roads, but I wouldn't be so sure if I was doing 70 down the slab...

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    So I wondered if I stick a neodymium magnet with a really high KG pull inside the boot, would it help the magnet on the antenna stay in place better by making it a stronger attachment?

    I was looking at this beast on Amazon (maybe overkill but it's only a tenner...)

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    On the inside of my boot (I'll try to describe it) there are 3 gaps between a "second skin" but the centre of the boot has part of this "second skin" there and I want the mount central on the boot so it would be over one of these skins - basically it has maybe a half inch, maybe less, of space between the skin and the boot metal itself, where I would want to place the neodymium magnet.

    So would this Neo attract the mag mount base through this bit of space to make it stick even more?

    Did I explain all that well enough????
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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    Yes i got the description fine.
    You want to stick a magnet to the inside of the skin of the boot lid to increase the magnetic pull.

    I have one of those and it stays put on the motorway fine
    Mine does have a fairly strong pull on it though.

    If all else fails just stick a magnet as you have said inside the boot.
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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    Cheers mate.

    I read the reviews about the mag mount on 'Zon and some said it stuck and some said it didn't...

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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    Mine feels like a rare earth magnet
    Really bangs when it attatches and a sod to get off.

    Signal is still shite here though we get radio 2 and heart thats about it other than the other BBC channels.
    We get signal indoors on a dab radio so wew just use amazon echos for our radios.
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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    Quote Originally Posted by Teajunkie View Post
    Mine feels like a rare earth magnet
    Really bangs when it attatches and a sod to get off.
    Mine doesn't feel that strong.

    My mag mount only cost 10 - was yours more expensive?

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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    I think it was only about 8.
    i have had it for about two years and got mine from eBay though.
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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    If you get the chance to check your Ebay history, can you have a squizz and see if you can find a live link to it please?

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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    Nothing there fella.
    Must have been early 2017 or before because it's not showing up

    Theres loads on ebay for around 4 worth a punt on one i reckon.
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    Default Re: Mag Mount strengthening

    Cheers TJ. I'll look into it.

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