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    Post  inf0rm3r Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:15 am

    Now have the funding to start on some silicone tips.

    The MOQ is 25,000 so we will need to be perfect in what we need. The cost of these will hover around 4.5 cents each, which is slightly more than snap caps, however the work required to produce these darts is much less than before. This still means your producing darts for 6-7 cents each which is the cheapest by far considering the quality product your getting.

    The idea I currently have is streamline tip and stub, however more heavy at the front closely resembling the weight of a steel shot weighted dart. Streamline entire weight varies from 1.3 - 1.41 grams I'm aiming for 1.7 - 1.8 grams.

    Post opinions and ideas here. I intend on making this happen and having them available before December 1. The reason being I don't want this sport banned, so this will phase out all dangerous materials used in darts, all metals, and eventually the snap caps to and those horrible glue darts which don't make us look professional at all.


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    Post  Joey Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:20 am

    Cool, been waiting on these for a while now.

    Are they multi color like the snap caps or all one color?

    Either way I plan to put in a paid order for 2000 of them.


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    Post  phuonguyen Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:21 am

    Can you have a collapsible tip? Sort of similar to the streamline though with 2 holes like the titan missile to assist in straighter flights?
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    Post  jacko1120 Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:21 am

    Put me down for 1000,
    As for weight if you could make them slightly heavier then the current snap caps+glue that would, in my opinion, be ideal.
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    Post  inf0rm3r Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:58 am

    jacko1120 wrote:Put me down for 1000,
    As for weight if you could make them slightly heavier then the current snap caps+glue that would, in my opinion, be ideal.

    Yup these are roughly 1g, so it will nearly be double.
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    Post  littlebro05 Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:06 am

    Put me down for 50000... Nah I'm joking... 1000 please.
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    Post  Mohrlock Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:21 am

    Any chance of seeing what they look like finished product? Has peaked my interest with the description of the similarities to Streamlines...
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    Post  inf0rm3r Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:24 am

    It will visually be the same as a streamline, except filled in at the front, no holes and the stub will be slightly thinner. The important thing to remember the weight is the issue.
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    Post  Psykka Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:28 am

    I'd be interested in about 2000 of these once I see the product.


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    Post  inf0rm3r Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:47 am

    Currently getting samples arranged.
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    Post  KingCam Thu Sep 30, 2010 11:59 am

    What size would the foam have to be cut to make the best dart?
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    Post  sitras Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:26 pm

    When they are done are you going to have them at wars, E.g dart hire? so we eradicate snap caps. Also would you sell them at wars like you do with blue foam as i will defiantly buy some but not 1000. Basically what i am asking is this isnt going to be an Oznerf, over the internet only deal?
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    Post  inf0rm3r Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:36 pm

    Will be exclusively for sale on the new site and through oznerf, ebay, rararar, wars.
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    Post  Moonsword Sat Oct 02, 2010 7:08 pm

    I am interested, do you know when the samples will be ready?
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    Post  inf0rm3r Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:39 am

    I've posted them samples, so they'll receive them in about 3-4 days, then we'll work out a price, I negociate pretty hard so sometimes that can take up to a week. Production will take roughly a week as shipping will also. So probably one month.
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    Post  KingCam Sun Oct 03, 2010 2:07 pm

    I'd be interested in about 500 of these once I see the product.

    All Colours too not just one Colour.
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    Post  inf0rm3r Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:40 pm

    The first order will be most likely a single colour, unless your willing to purchase 10,000 to meet the MOQ for your selection. Once I build a better relationship with my supplier I'll supply more.
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    Post  Khail Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:39 pm

    I'd be interested in about 2000 of these once I see them of course.
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    Post  Joey Thu Oct 07, 2010 8:26 pm

    Just noticed the poll, black, seriously? I guess I could not expect more from a forum mostly of 13y/o's

    Pick a color that makes it easier to find in the grass -_-


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    Post  littlebro05 Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:05 am

    Yeah defs. I would prefer red and blue or orange and blue. I think black tips may look like they're more dangerous... hahaha. The more fluro the better!
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    Post  hichrich Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:23 am

    I'm with Littlebro, orange and blue looks cool and the orange will make it easy to find it in grassy areas. So wait, these silicone caps will make dart making so much easier, right? Will his rule out having to make domes of hot glue? Is is basicallt the tip of a streamline with the stub on but heavier, so all you have to do is apply a small amount of glue to the stub and push it in? If so this is a breakthrough for stefans. Will we let NerfHaven into these or brag about it?
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    Post  littlebro05 Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:40 am

    Orange is actually pretty hard to see with grass. I have found that you will lose more streamlines than blue foam. And yes, these silicone caps will revolutionise stefan making.

    They will be basically streamline stubs but heavier yes. And will rule out dome making obviously. They will proabbly cost about 5-7cents a head, but hell, much more convenient.
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    Post  hichrich Fri Oct 08, 2010 1:17 am

    Yellow and blue would look cool and be relatively easy to find.
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    Post  Switchblade Fri Oct 08, 2010 2:30 am

    Would these go further than the current blue foam stephans, less or roughly the same? After samples are made up I might be interested in some, depending on price. Is there a minimum amount that I have to order? Like 1000 or can I order less than that, say about 100-200?
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    Post  inf0rm3r Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:23 am

    They will shoot further due to design.

    They will be available for purchase with foam.
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    Post  Mohrlock Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:23 am

    Eagerly awaiting your sample pics. Still a few weeks away I'm guessing inform3r?
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    Post  inf0rm3r Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:02 am

    Takes roughly 2 weeks to get the samples there, they've been sent. Snail mail is terrible.

    From there I'll tweak it to our preference and then negotiate a price with them. Aiming for end of the month.
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    Post  Moonsword Mon Oct 11, 2010 4:14 pm

    I want to say that the work you are doing is awesome, I will most likely be taking a thousand once they are ready, maybe two if I like them
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    Post  Khail Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:42 pm

    If they fit into 17/32, I'll look into bulk ordering, around 5000
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    Post  Switchblade Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:46 am

    This question wasn't answered last time so I'll ask again. Whats the minimum amount of tips I can buy? Also, from what I gather these won't come pre-glued to the foam, so I will have to glue them together myself? Or will they come 'ready-to-use'?
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    Post  inf0rm3r Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:10 am

    Tips by themselves.

    Minimum order will be couple of hundred or so, it's not worth counting on anything smaller.
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    Post  Bacara Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:47 am

    You can put me down for 300, if they can't be put into that first order, I suppose I can wait until the second.

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    Post  Psykka Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:25 am

    I'd like a sample sent once they come in. Then I'll probably order quite a lot.


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