Lost my lucky dice

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  1. Art

    Art Active Member

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    Any tips on how to prevent the next pair I come by from falling of the flimsy chain they are on. Nice one not so lucky Art
     
  2. RussWilkins

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    Hmm, wondering about the same thing.
     
  3. MikeyB-17

    MikeyB-17 Well-Known Member

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    I gave the little clamp thing a squeeze with pliers. Mine are still on my G-1 after a few years.
     
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    That's what I have done.
     
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  5. robrinay

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    What MikeyB-17 said - nip the closure tight with a pair of long- nosed pliers.
     
  6. Art

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    You lot maaan I thought my little idea of a squeeze with pliers was gonna be a revelation... How bout a little soldering just to make sure then if they still get lost u wasn't meant to have them( maplin sell tool for the job £9 I think ).. nice one Art
     
  7. dmar836

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    I have no lucky dice therefore have yet to have the bad luck of loosing them. Problem solved before it even started!
    Dave
     
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  8. Stony

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    So you won't be playing craps in Vegas anytime soon?
     
  9. dmar836

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    Nope. Not a games of chance guy. Last time inVegas my wife and I spend a total of about $5 on slot machines and that was it!
    Didn’t the Us have a crimped together plastic-type loop/lanyard for dog tags and such? I would think such a thing could be made to go along with or to entirely replace the chain.
    Just spit-ballin’,
    Dave
     
  10. Pilot

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    293FBB82-4C98-4055-A5C0-66FC16B78A6E.jpeg Found these on a Luftwaffe pilot’s issued channel jacket...
    Now its on my ELC RW. A-2.
     
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    7F659955-7E81-4DEC-94AC-0E0809EDEA70.jpeg The silver loop is made out of this silver piping...fron the collar tabs piping...
     
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  13. Art

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    Clever Bryce
     
  14. Garylafortuna

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    Those ball chains that come with the dice are definitely the weak link. If you get it snagged on something your dice are gone in a flash. Most hobby shops carry leather thongs small enough to fit into the dice holes, which are a lot stronger. What with the price some vendors are asking for lucky dice, we need to give them all the protection and support we can muster. Pilot's solution
    is attractive and strong. Top drawer Pilot.
     
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  15. Art

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    I’ve converted to a strong bit of thread
     

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