Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

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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:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:19 am
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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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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by pacarat » Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:47 am

Don’t recall if this has been discussed - but what is the (real) purpose for these blocks in Japan?

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:32 am

kodiakbear wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:19 am
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I would also recommend ordering in groups of at least 25. Shipping starts at 2000 yen (20 bucks more or less) and goes up form there. 50 is a good amount and comes very neatly packed in a box. I just tear off label one and put on label two. The shipping box also makes a very nice storage box, being exactly the right size.
So I take it buying 50 one time and then another 50 later is the same as buying 100 all at once from a shipping stand point?
Yes. They usually come in neat boxes of fifty though I did get a messy box of 70 once. When I ordered 100 they came in two boxes of fifty.
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by kodiakbear » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:21 am

lostpict wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:19 am
mc1gamer wrote:
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:50 am
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?

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by kodiakbear » Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:19 am

dice4hire wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:40 am
I would also recommend ordering in groups of at least 25. Shipping starts at 2000 yen (20 bucks more or less) and goes up form there. 50 is a good amount and comes very neatly packed in a box. I just tear off label one and put on label two. The shipping box also makes a very nice storage box, being exactly the right size.
So I take it buying 50 one time and then another 50 later is the same as buying 100 all at once from a shipping stand point?

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by kodiakbear » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:02 am

Bump

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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by dice4hire » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:35 pm

You are very welcome!!!!
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Re: Report on dice4hire's Japanese black foam blocks

Post by thomast22 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:16 pm

Just got my blocks. These are perfect. Fast shipping. Thanks Dice4Hire!

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