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Posted on: 10/12/04 10:47 AM
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A good way to pick up dropped pins and needles off the floor is a mechanics tool that is a pen-sized telescoping magnet. My husband suggested it and bought it at an auto parts store.

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mapatterson said... (10/13/04 0:08 AM) Reply
I would call that affordable. Thank you for the tip. Iíll let you know how it works out for me.
Celie said... (10/12/04 5:01 PM) Reply
He said he does not remember the price. It was not very expensive, in the neighborhood of $3 or $4. Mine is a shiny metal with a pocket clip like a pen.l
mapatterson said... (10/12/04 4:04 PM) Reply
This is a timely tip; lately there seem to be days when I drop EVERYTHING. If I may ask, about how much would one of these telescoping magnet thingies cost? It would be great if I could find a reasonably priced pick-up-thingy and worth a trip to an auto-parts store. Thank you.
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