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Like all dice i'm sure balancing them or making sure they are balanced is a concern. How can you be sure that the company that makes them can make sure they are balanced?


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Here's a d12:
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and here's a d20:
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Though, I'm not sure what uses stp files or how to convert them to anything useful.. also that d12 is only 12mm across.. I'm not sure what size you're looking for.
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Hey can you get them weighted with lead? So they roll a 7 all the time?
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I'd be interested in a standard size 6-sided set if the price is reasonable.
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Default Re: Tungsten dice

I would like to point out the fact that if you choose to go with tungston, you will run into the issue of paying for tools. I have machined a good deal of tungsten on both the lathe and the mill. It is one of the worst materials to work with. It kills carbide cutters with even light cuts. Expect the shop to call you and say it's going to cost more once they realize how much the tooling damage is.
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Hey can you get them weighted with lead? So they roll a 7 all the time?
I agree with both those comments. Can the normal dice be properly balanced, and can we also order loaded dice?
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I have these they are heavy but cool

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Like all dice i'm sure balancing them or making sure they are balanced is a concern. How can you be sure that the company that makes them can make sure they are balanced?
To have them actually balanced would be VERY expensive, especially since they don't have machinery for it. Likewise a no on the loaded dice. I couldn't design them, and since lead is so much lighter than tungsten, the dice would need to be mostly lead with just a bit of tungsten.

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I would like to point out the fact that if you choose to go with tungston, you will run into the issue of paying for tools. I have machined a good deal of tungsten on both the lathe and the mill. It is one of the worst materials to work with. It kills carbide cutters with even light cuts. Expect the shop to call you and say it's going to cost more once they realize how much the tooling damage is.
We'll see. And if they increase the price, I'll see what I can do.

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Get the quote in writing, and pay half up front to avoid that hassle.
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I'm getting a prototype (but it'll be a while...). But I'll be sure to get a guaranteed price before any official orders. All communication is by E-mail, so it's all in writing. This company has experience with tungsten, so I'm expecting that they will have taken such matters into account.

$8/ea. for d6. Shipping will not be flat, but PMed based on number and in the country or out of the country.
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For $8 I'll take one die if you can get the number 1 dot drilled half way into the die.
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When you start selling, I'll take 3 of them ($24+shipping), please.
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The dice will have numbers, not pips. And someone mentioned, "regular size" dice. The dice I'm having made will be about 3/4 the size of "normal dice.". As soon as I have a prototype in hand and prices for each die, I'll make a new thread for all the orders.
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So they are RPG dice then?
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I'm in for at least one at that price range
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