CarpetBaggerDan, I learned the hard way that magnesium and water don't mix. I had quite a bit of magnesium to cut on the band saw. I started by fully cleaning the saw before I did any cutting, then when I was done I recleaned the saw to get rid of any magnesium chips. Since I was cleaning up, I decided to clean the horizontal bandsaw also. Anyone who's ever used one knows that there is a coolant system on these saws, and the chips are wet. Long story short, I used a shop-vac to clean both saws then I put the saw away. It was a couple of hours later when someone else used the vaccuum. Luckily he wasn't hurt because when he flipped the on switch, the latches that hold the top to the canister let go and the motor hit the ceiling. Lesson learned, magnesium and water don't mix.
"We have federal regulations and state laws that prohibit hunting ducks with more than three rounds. And yet it's legal to hunt humans with 15-round, 30-round, even 150-round magazines." Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-California)