9 Best Stud Finder Magnets

Last Updated September 2020 Based on 4511 Reviews
1 Best of the Best!
CH Hanson 03040 Magnetic Stud Finder
CH Hanson CH Hanson 03040 Magnetic Stud Finder
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9.7 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Small and compact, easily fits in pocket
  • Powerful magnets allows hands free use
  • 2 way level for ease of marking
  • No batteries required. Scan Depth: 1 inch
  • Soft grip for easy grabbing and gentle touch
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Calculated Industries #7310 StudMark Magnetic Stud Finder with 2 Removable Magnet Markers | Finds & Marks up to 3 Stud Locations | New More Powerful Rare Earth Magnets, No Batteries Needed
Calculated Industries Calculated Industries #7310 StudMark Magnetic Stud Finder with 2 Removable Magnet Markers | Finds & Marks up to 3 Stud Locations | New More Powerful Rare Earth Magnets, No Batteries Needed
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9.5 Greet
Product Highlights
  • MULTIPLE MARKERS: StudMark is the only magnet stud finder that comes with 2 removable, magnetic stud markers. Lets you mark up to 3 stud locations
  • NEW STRONGER MAGNETS FOR HANDS FREE OPERATION: When this quick & easy stud finder locates a stud nail or screw, it sticks right to the spot, so your hands are free to work.
  • REDUCE MESSY PENCIL MARKS: since your stud locator & markers attach magnetically to your wall you'll rarely need a pencil to indicate stud positions
  • COMPACT SIZE: your sturdy new stud finder fits easily in your shirt pocket or nail pouch. Powerful rare earth magnets hold markers securely in place
  • NEVER NEEDS BATTERIES -- WARRANTY: Reliable and dependable, StudMark has a 2-year warranty covering any defects in workmanship
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ProSensor 710 Franklin Sensors ProSensor 710 Precision Stud Finder Yellow
Prosensor ProSensor 710 Franklin Sensors ProSensor 710 Precision Stud Finder Yellow
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9.4 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Advanced Multi-Sense technology senses the wall in multiple locations simultaneously
  • Bright LEDs lights illuminate to indicate the position of hidden objects - making it very easy to visualize the position of studs
  • Identifies the width of hidden objects so that you not only know the position of hidden objects, but so you also know the size of them
  • Can identify the position of multiple studs simultaneously
  • Deep scanning is always active (up to 1. 5")
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Master Magnetics 07512 Magnetic Stud Finder with Shield, Drywall Screw and Nail Locator, Red
Master Magnetics Master Magnetics 07512 Magnetic Stud Finder with Shield, Drywall Screw and Nail Locator, Red
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9.3 Greet
Product Highlights
  • Uses Super Strong Neodymium Magnets To Locate Nails In Studs
  • This product is highly durable
  • This product is manufactured in China.
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Vaughan - Magnetic Stud Finder/Level, Hand Tools, Levels, Plastic (050044)
Vaughan Vaughan - Magnetic Stud Finder/Level, Hand Tools, Levels, Plastic (050044)
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8.8 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Meeting or exceeding all required and standardized testing in the industry
  • Fit to match the needs on the shop, at home or in the field
  • Proven and tested for durability and function in real world conditions
  • Made to withstand even the toughest jobs
  • Crafted with the user in mind using the high quality materials and world class Craftsmanship
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CRAFTSMAN Stud Finder, 3/4-Inch Depth (CMHT77633)
CRAFTSMAN CRAFTSMAN Stud Finder, 3/4-Inch Depth (CMHT77633)
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8.7 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Depth range of 3/4-in through drywall - works on surfaces covered in wallpaper and fabric
  • Edge detection to locate stud edges of both wood and metal stud
  • Shock-resistant and water-resistant body for durability and long life
  • Takes one 9-volt battery
  • Full Lifetime Warranty, refer to "Warranty & Support" section below for full details
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Zircon MultiScanner 740 Electronic Wall Scanner with Built-In Erasable Wall Marker/Center Finding and Edge Finding Stud Finder/Metal Detector/Live AC Wire Detection
Zircon Zircon MultiScanner 740 Electronic Wall Scanner with Built-In Erasable Wall Marker/Center Finding and Edge Finding Stud Finder/Metal Detector/Live AC Wire Detection
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8.6 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Zircon's MS 740 is a multi-surface scanner with 4 modes that allows you to detect and mark the location of studs, metal and live AC wiring
  • ACT (Auto Correcting Technology) that automatically corrects common user errors, such as when scanning begins over a stud, in addition to the unique floating head design that keeps the sensor flat on rough and textured surfaces to increase the accuracy of results
  • Both StudScan and DeepScan modes locate the edges, center and direction of wood or metal studs and joists; Metal Scan mode finds both non-ferrous metal (such as copper pipe) and ferrous metal (such as rebar) even through lath and plaster; AC Scan finds and traces live, unshielded electrical AC wires
  • WireWarning Detection indicates the presence of live, unshielded electrical AC wiring while scanning in StudScan, DeepScan, and Metal Scan modes
  • Integrated erasable wall marker enables users to mark targets with the simple push of a button
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Master Magnetics 07514 Magnetic Stud Finder with Shield, Drywall Screw and Nail Locator, Orange/Lime
Master Magnetics Master Magnetics 07514 Magnetic Stud Finder with Shield, Drywall Screw and Nail Locator, Orange/Lime
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8.5 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Designed to attract screws and nails in drywall to locate framing studs. Once screw or nail is located, the magnet holds to steel fastener in wall to mark the location
  • Set nail in notch at top of magnet for easy startup
  • Attach string with a small washer through hole at bottom of magnet for use as a plumb line
  • 4-1/4 Inch length magnetic stud finder contains 5 permanently magnetized magnets inside durable plastic
  • Includes shield, steel inside durable plastic to block magnetism when not in use, allowing easy storage in a toolbox without attracting other tools
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Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball, Colors may Vary (Basic Pack)
Rack-A-Tiers Rack-A-Tiers 52300 Studball, Colors may Vary (Basic Pack)
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8.4 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Rare earth magnetic with 27 pounds of pull, no batteries required
  • Manufacturer part number - Rak52300
  • Detects screws or nails in wood frame walls
  • Colors may vary.
  • Will find 40 or more Steel studs on a wall with 5/8″ drywall in less than a minute.

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