Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by Riley » Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:18 pm

John D wrote:
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:33 pm
I have some wood dowels to cut up (trying various heights), but I might want to use something else there.
kitenerd's suggestion of dice's foam blocks is good,
I highly recommend Dice’s foam blocks as 2” risers. Nice negative space, and sooooo much cheaper than elevation blocks.

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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by John D » Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:33 pm

I picked up a few neodymium disc magnets (12mm x 3mm) yesterday, and they work pretty well. I have some wood dowels to cut up (trying various heights), but I might want to use something else there.
kitenerd's suggestion of dice's foam blocks is good, but I have a huge variety of sizes to elevate (6"x 2",3",4",6",8",10",12", and 18") for a total of 40 steel trays. A boxfull of magnetized supports of varying heights just seems like the perfect solution.
I'm still getting a couple packs of Stilts, tho.

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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by kitenerd » Mon Nov 12, 2018 3:09 pm

Closet Rod will be cheaper and thicker than dowels and it is readily available

Smart money is on finding a source for some really nice dense black foam blocks... wonder where those could be had ???
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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by MrMorden » Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:57 pm

You can always get some thick dowels, and cut them to 37mm length, and put magnets in the ends. Most builds will have them hidden anyway.

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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by Riley » Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:01 pm

Thanks. That’s about what I could come up with. I will certainly skip the short stilts, but the tall ones seem useful. (Partly because I have very few elevation blocks.)

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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by dice4hire » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:55 pm

Stacked ledges from DoD like Animesensei said.
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Re: Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by AnimeSensei » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:50 pm

3 floors? 3 chasm pieces from the DoD stacked?
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Is there a good magnet-containing substitute for the 37 mm tall stilt?

Post by Riley » Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:22 pm

There is already a pretty good substitute for 12 mm stilts:
Magnet-installed floors, which can be stuck, upside-down, to the bottom of terrain trays.

For a full 50mm/2”, DF5 corner walls will serve in the same way.

Is there a similar, magnet-installed 37mm stilt-substitute? There are elevation blocks and freestanding corner walls and the like that are the right height, but offhand I can’t think of any of them that have a magnet in the base. Is there something I’m forgetting?

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