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This should do the trick!
thanks for all the advice on tweezers, tools and other bits!
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How much was that little baby?
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3.99 shipped.
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Link : http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?type=4&cam...LOC:US:3160
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How do you pick up a stack with THAT?
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I couldn't see it anywhere in the description but I'm assuming that it is battery operated?
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It's manual. You depress a button to squeeze a small bladder and letting go gives the vacuum. You should get one of those angled tips to more closely replicate regular tweezers.

As for stacks, regular tweezers are still your best bet.

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For just one counter, spit works.
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kenosha_kid wrote:
calandale wrote:
For just one counter, spit works.




I played on a copy almost that worn at CSWE. Anyone who plays their games
that hard ought to consider throwing an extra layer of finish on their
counters.
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We TNWers just buy used copies from those that hate the game.

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calandale wrote:
How do you pick up a stack with THAT?

VERY SLOWLY
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Re: Tweezer problem resolved! "drinking"; then not so much
calandale wrote:
How do you pick up a stack with THAT?
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VERY SLOWLY
Great, so, you'll just have to work upon that "drinking problem" of yours, and NOW isn't the best nor proper 'time' to give up: "sniffing glue" shake
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calandale wrote:
How do you pick up a stack with THAT?


My question exactly!!
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In OCS and in particular this game there is a lot of 'looking under the top unit stuff, so grabbing the one guy is very helpful without fat fingering the stacks.

Now moving big stacks is done with my wifes substitute tweezers, that she has not missed yet....
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Hope it works out for you Kev.

I still find the ghetto solution the best for crowded maps though.

Just print out a sheet of paper with squares on them, labeled 1-20.

Then write 1-20 on some blank/spare counters.

Put the stacks on the boxes and replace with the relevant counter.


For super crowded maps double the process with A-T.
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rodvik wrote:
Hope it works out for you Kev.

I still find the ghetto solution the best for crowded maps though.

Just print out a sheet of paper with squares on them, labeled 1-20.

Then write 1-20 on some blank/spare counters.

Put the stacks on the boxes and replace with the relevant counter.


For super crowded maps double the process with A-T.

Dude I like it. I actually do a bit of that style of thing, with the formation markers.
As well as taking stacks out and moving them and replacing them with a tile marker.
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hipshot wrote:
rodvik wrote:
Hope it works out for you Kev.

I still find the ghetto solution the best for crowded maps though.

Just print out a sheet of paper with squares on them, labeled 1-20.

Then write 1-20 on some blank/spare counters.

Put the stacks on the boxes and replace with the relevant counter.


For super crowded maps double the process with A-T.

Dude I like it. I actually do a bit of that style of thing, with the formation markers.
As well as taking stacks out and moving them and replacing them with a tile marker.


Cool! Yeah it works out well. I am playing Gavutu-Tanambogo HASL right now. I honestly think it would be unplayable without the above (or a blown up map).
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I ordered mine today!

Thanks!
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I still prefer my tweezers for wargames, although I did buy one of the vacuum styluses for use in 18OE: On the Rails of the Orient Express - a crapload of hex tiles, shoulder-to-shoulder, and needing to be upgraded.
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Kevin, you've gone high tech. You probably have one of those fancy schmancy counter clippers also, instead of nail clippers. Oh the humanity!.......
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gohrns wrote:
Kevin, you've gone high tech. You probably have one of those fancy schmancy counter clippers also, instead of nail clippers. Oh the humanity!.......


Nail clippers are high tech in my book.

I do use them for really tough to clip counters though.
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gohrns wrote:
Kevin, you've gone high tech. You probably have one of those fancy schmancy counter clippers also, instead of nail clippers. Oh the humanity!.......

Duh.
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LordJesse wrote:
You depress a button to squeeze a small bladder and letting go gives the vacuum.

Jesse

For individual counters use the vacuum tweezers; for entire stacks use a vacuum cleaner
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They are the thing for low density games indeed, bookmarked the link.

They might be tiring for ASL though. For that you need surgical and something with toothed surfaces.

Unless you like tedium
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