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This Wristband Is Perfect For Carpenters, Mechanics, And Crafters

The MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband just wants to lend a hand.

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I learned about the MagnoGrip Magnetic Wristband when I featured it in a post about the top gifts on Amazon. I was a little skeptical at first, because it sort of looked like part of a costume from a low-budget sci-fi series.

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Basically (actually, wholly), it's a Velcro wristband with a magnetized area to keep nails, screws, drillbits, and hairpins close at hand so you don't have to scramble around for them mid-project.

Handy! Or, wristy!
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Handy! Or, wristy!

And despite my baseless misgivings, the reviews (much like the hips) don't lie. More than 80% of the MagnoGrip's almost-2,000 reviews are four or five stars.

Turns out it's the perfect tool for home improvers..."I bought this for my dad for Christmas. He is always dropping nails or screws when he's on top of a ladder trying to work on a project. With the MagnoGrip the nails and screws just stick right to his wrist and he doesn't have to worry about dropping everything on the floor and can focus more on the task at hand. He loved it so much my grandpa made me order him one too." —Justine A.Previously skeptical contractors... "Bought this for my skeptical contractor boyfriend as a stocking stuffer (who thought it sounded silly) but I caught him wearing it when he came home for lunch today. :) He had drill bits & screws stuck to it. Only three sections of the band have magnets on it — we wish it had one or two more, but other than that, great product!" —JJWTailors..."This was ordered with another item as a gift for someone. However, when the other item turned out to be a bust, this became mine and I am thrilled! It's meant to be used for nuts and bolts but it ROCKS for sewing items and even bobby (hair) pins!!!" —Tyler LaneMechanics..."I purchased this item for my son-in-law for his birthday. He is an auto mechanic and he said it helps him from hunting or losing his tools. He finds it so handy especially with all the nuts and bolts from the car engine." —Phatfeli...and pretty much everyone doing a job that requires two hands and small metal parts.
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Turns out it's the perfect tool for home improvers...

"I bought this for my dad for Christmas. He is always dropping nails or screws when he's on top of a ladder trying to work on a project. With the MagnoGrip the nails and screws just stick right to his wrist and he doesn't have to worry about dropping everything on the floor and can focus more on the task at hand. He loved it so much my grandpa made me order him one too." —Justine A.

Previously skeptical contractors...

"Bought this for my skeptical contractor boyfriend as a stocking stuffer (who thought it sounded silly) but I caught him wearing it when he came home for lunch today. :) He had drill bits & screws stuck to it. Only three sections of the band have magnets on it — we wish it had one or two more, but other than that, great product!" —JJW

Tailors...

"This was ordered with another item as a gift for someone. However, when the other item turned out to be a bust, this became mine and I am thrilled! It's meant to be used for nuts and bolts but it ROCKS for sewing items and even bobby (hair) pins!!!" —Tyler Lane

Mechanics...

"I purchased this item for my son-in-law for his birthday. He is an auto mechanic and he said it helps him from hunting or losing his tools. He finds it so handy especially with all the nuts and bolts from the car engine." —Phatfeli

...and pretty much everyone doing a job that requires two hands and small metal parts.

The wristband's magnet can hold up to 1 pound of stuff — which seems like kind of a lot to bear for one wrist!

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Of course, if you're like me and your forearms are like overcooked penne, you can wrap it around the leg of a ladder or a nearby shelf and BAM! Now you're cookin' with magnets.

Bottom line: If any of the projects on your to-do list require the use of small, easily misplaced bits of metal, this under-$10 accessory will make it way easier to do the work (🎶 work, work, work, work 🎶).

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Somebody get this woman a wristband!

Get it from Amazon for $9.93+ (available in four colors).

Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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