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Crimmudgeon

Portable Dice Tower / Dice Container

by Crimmudgeon Mar 30, 2019
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Overall, I liked the idea behind this, but I had a few issues with it once I made it and used it. The biggest problem with it was that it was too snug of a fit on the snap. Once I shut it, I actually broke the glue holding the top pieces together before getting it open again. It would be nice to add something to grip with your fingers while simultaneously loosening up the closing mechanism.

My other criticism is that the hole to drop your dice in is too thin.

I really liked the ridges you added to make the dice roll better. Those worked incredibly well.

First off, sorry for the late reply. Takes me awhile sometimes as I'm a career Dad with 2 children.
Thanks for your input. Sorry your initial try split like that. It worked fine on my Ender 3 so I posted it as is. My suggestion would be to file that small rounded mating area with a needle file to get the required stiffness for you.
I do like your suggestion of a releasing mechanism. It's actually spawned an idea of how to accomplish this in my mind already. I'm going to give it a shot. It may take some time, as I have other projects on the go too, and between work, home, and my kids activities my time is limited. But I'll see what I can do, and post one when I have a successful working model.
As far as width of feed area. Yeah, it's fairly narrow. Was made to be as compact as possible. Still wide enough to allow the dice to rotate 360 degrees, even the D10.
Thanks for the input on the "speed bumps". I thought that was a great idea. Never liked looking at smooth ramps to randomize dice. Especially when travel distance is at a minimum.