Re: [GZG] Ninja Magic connectors - a positive review
From: Andy Skinner <andyskinner@r...>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 10:41:40 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: [GZG] Ninja Magic connectors - a positive review
I'm looking forward to seeing what these look like on some of the
smaller ships. They said they were going to make a connector that
wouldn't be so large compared to the escorts. Is that needed?
---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 09:10:03 -0400
>From: "McCarthy, Tom \(xwave\)" <Tom.McCarthy@xwave.com>
>Subject: [GZG] Ninja Magic connectors - a positive review
>I wanted to try out some Ninja Magic starship basing connectors, so
>our return from GZG ECC X, Jim Bell and I placed an order.
>We wanted a reasonable sample size without spending a ton of money if
>they didn't work, so we each got 4x 5 matched connectors, and 4x 10
>short connectors (ship side only). This would let each of us have 20
>ship bases and 60 swappable ships.
>There was a two to three week delay while our order was prepared; stock
>was low at Rattlehead Games, and so Ninja Magic had to restock them.
>The order arrived about a week ago, and I promptly picked my share out
>of the order and started checking magnet polarities. Both the 'barrel'
>on the flight stand and the 'short connector' on the starship have a
>magnet inside, and all 60 of my connectors matched any of my 20
>(They also have eight teeth where they meet to prevent rotation and a
>recommended standard of mounting a barrel tooth forward and a matching
>I had to file some mould lines and flash off the barrels and
>and priming the connectors was tricky (I wound up priming the flight
>stands three times in order to primer each connector). Still, I'm very
>happy with the product.
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