Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by Rabbit Burner » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:55 am

NiandoBG wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:44 pm
These blocks look quite tempting...

(Un)luckily, I live in good old Europe and can not read the Japanese Language.... :(

If anyone from Europe is going to order some of these blocks, I would join.


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Have you tried sourcing some in Europe ?
We sourced some in the UK a little while back - posted in another thread.

They got many options of construction material and sizes, got about 12 for £20 (gets cheaper the more you get)
We were just seeing how useful they would be before committing to any more, can see using them to bulk out mountain builds but we have yet to make a decision if we need more.

Was reasonably impressed as they did the job I was after - link to flickr album
https://flic.kr/s/aHskyhN9Zm

If we wanted more we would try to assess how many we need, what size (we chose 4"x4"x2" - the size of a CBS building block) then compare price against dice4hire's options (we think dice is cheaper).

The sight we used was https://www.efoam.co.uk/
and the foam type was 'high(firm)'.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:39 am

NiandoBG wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:44 pm
These blocks look quite tempting...

(Un)luckily, I live in good old Europe and can not read the Japanese Language.... :(

If anyone from Europe is going to order some of these blocks, I would join.


Best regards
Tom
Don't worry, I cannot really read Japanese, just some of it. Google translate is much better at Japanese than I am.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:38 am

Up to 1175 now!!! Just sent out another 50 to two different people today.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by NiandoBG » Thu Nov 01, 2018 5:44 pm

These blocks look quite tempting...

(Un)luckily, I live in good old Europe and can not read the Japanese Language.... :(

If anyone from Europe is going to order some of these blocks, I would join.


Best regards
Tom

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by pacarat » Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:23 pm

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Decoration mostly. They use them to hold up shelves and the like, or to fill space. Lots of uses I guess.

they do not use them with DF, weird people. :D
their loss... :-)

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:40 pm

I can order any of the colors they have available. Fifty black is the usual order, but I can order pretty much any combo.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by zenako » Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:11 pm

If one wanted to get bricks of different colors, like 25 black and 25 brown or grey in one shipment would that work out ok? or does the vendor preship in lots of 50.

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:15 am

hehe Including the ones I just ordered twenty minutes ago, I have ordered 1075 bricks for people on these forums so far.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by lostpict » Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:44 pm

kodiakbear wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:21 am
lostpict wrote:
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Wow. Have you really needed that many?
I put my CBS town and Castle up on blocks so that I can have cellars and sewers and a moat. 100 covers 160 square inches which works well with my layout.
So you are using them mostly as 4" tall rather than 2" tall?
No, I lay them flat. I did bad math 4x8 are 32 sq. In. So, I can cover 3200 square inches. Figures, I'm an engineer. :-( Any way, I have a lot and really love them.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:13 am

Decoration mostly. They use them to hold up shelves and the like, or to fill space. Lots of uses I guess.

they do not use them with DF, weird people. :D

The store got back to me and the restock will be October 22nd, sorry for the wait for those interested.
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