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Quick question about keys

  1. Jan 22, 2010 #1
    What are they made of? Is it brass with a zinc coating? My son dropped our only house key through the slats on the porch and the only way to get it is possibly with a magnet....are keys magnetic?
    I'm at work and there's no magnets around to try and see....thanks.
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  3. Jan 22, 2010 #2


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    They're not generally magnetic, no.

    If they're on one of those rings however, the ring is going to be magnetic.

    Good luck fishing for them.... :(
  4. Jan 22, 2010 #3


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    A coat hanger won't work?
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