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On The Lamb Games19 Nov 2012 4:42 a.m. PST

I'm trying to find a single source to get bulk (a few thousand pieces) plastic bases of the following types:

Square: 25mmx25mm, 50mmx50mm
Round Lip: 30mm, 40mm, 50mm

DGD gets me everything but the 50mm Squares, who else does bulk plastic bases?

A US source would also be nice.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2012 4:53 a.m. PST

Renedra has a wide range – but they are in the UK

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vojvoda Inactive Member19 Nov 2012 5:55 a.m. PST

Gale Force Nine does bulk at conventions I bet if you contacted them on line you could get a good deal. I do not remember if they make plastic but they do a ton of plastic gaming accessories.
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James Mattes

Shark Six Three Zero Inactive Member19 Nov 2012 11:56 a.m. PST

Give LITKO a shot. I just bought a lot of the masonite bases from them and their prices were the best of the bunch. I am sure their plastic bases are just as competitively priced.

CorSecEng Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Nov 2012 7:50 p.m. PST

We can work with you. I can cut acrylic bases. We cannot do round lipped bases.

You can also check with Proxie models. He could probably do a custom die if you need a lot. Setup fee could be high but if you just have to have a slotta base then it's an option.

email me @ corseceng@gmail.com I can try to help you out.

Personal logo CeruLucifus Supporting Member of TMP21 Nov 2012 8:45 a.m. PST

If slot bases are acceptable, em-4 miniatures has everything except the 50mm square. They are in the UK but when I needed bases a couple years ago, they beat everyone else's price even after I added shipping. I can attest they ship to the US very quickly -- within days of the order.

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For 50mm square, you can get 2" wide basswood strip in 1/8" thickness. Cut with a razor saw every 2". Bevel with a file or sanding block. I know you said you need a lot, but you could set up a little production line by fixing a block of wood into a mitre guide so the measuring doesn't take any time. Obviously a mini table saw and belt sander would be faster yet.

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