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What kind of size magnets do you generally use for modelling?
The smallest I can find are 6mm x 1mm round ones, and yeah they're more than powerful enough, but Id've thought they would be a little too big for holding things like wraithlords arms in place, let alone using them on infantry sized models.
I'm an Eldar player by the way, so most of the models I use will be skinny, besides the tank turrets anyway.
I use these
Amazon.com: Magcraft NSN0566 1/8-Inch by 1/16-Inch Rare Earth Disc Magnets, 100-Pack: Home Improvement
they are extremely powerful little magnets at 1/8" and should be good enough for you to drill into the standard infantries body, and intot he arm without puncturing through. While it is also way powerful enough to hold up a arm on your Wraithlord.
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I get mine from K&J Magnetics. (http://www.kjmagnetics.com/) The ones I use most often are the:
1/8" x 1/32" disc magnet (D201)
3/16" x 1/16" disc magnets (D31)
By the way, I simply double up a pair of D201's instead of buying the 1/8" x 1/16" magnets.
I also wrote up an article on magnetizing a Baneblade that might give you a little more size context