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aard_rinn

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Metal Coins Material Question
« on: 27 June 2018, 11:43:13 »
Are the Dwarven coins pewter or lead? Are they lead-free, if they are pewter? Are they the same material as the rest of the IWM miniatures?

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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #1 on: 27 June 2018, 12:18:01 »
All IWM metal pieces are lead-free pewter. I believe it's still the "Ralidium" alloy.
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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #2 on: 27 June 2018, 16:22:27 »
I didn't think that it was legal to use lead for something like this anymore.

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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #3 on: 27 June 2018, 16:54:47 »
I didn't think that it was legal to use lead for something like this anymore.

It was never illegal. Even today, some companies produce lead miniatures. As long as they are clearly marked as being for adult collectors, the stricter toy safety laws do not apply. Most companies don't bother with lead because it's bad for their employees.
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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #4 on: 27 June 2018, 17:31:07 »
Are the Dwarven coins pewter or lead? Are they lead-free, if they are pewter? Are they the same material as the rest of the IWM miniatures?

The new coins are zinc and come polished (like monopoly pieces). I will be updating the description this week, I thought I did that already.

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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #5 on: 27 June 2018, 17:47:31 »
The new coins are zinc and come polished (like monopoly pieces).

Ooo! Even nicer!
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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #6 on: 27 June 2018, 18:25:14 »
I was really hoping they were Uru and Mithril! :'(
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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #7 on: 07 July 2018, 23:25:26 »
Vibrainium!   :D
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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #8 on: 09 July 2018, 15:15:22 »
Are these coins for Battletech?
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Re: Metal Coins Material Question
« Reply #9 on: 09 July 2018, 21:03:34 »
Are these coins for Battletech?

no, they are fantasy coins