dice sets

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  1. tercol58, Mar 4, 2011

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    What are some favorite dice sets for folks here? I know many do not think setting the dice makes a difference but for those who do what do you like.
    have a good one
     
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  2. Southern-Comfort, Mar 4, 2011

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    I generally use the 3V. If the point is a 4 or 10 I may throw a few 2V sets in to try to get a better chance at it.
    If the throws are off I will change to the hardway set for a few rolls while I try to figure out whats off.
    And don't let the folks who think setting dice don't make a difference. They are under the impression that the triangles
    on the back wall to cause all rolls to be random. Oddly, my own experience is they help more than hurt if you don't
    throw too hard. Think stealth technology.
     
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  3. tercol58, Mar 4, 2011

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    My theory is if your throw is consistent you should lessen the random chances a bit unfortunately my throw is nowhere near consistent but you gotta start some where rite
     
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  4. Southern-Comfort, Mar 4, 2011

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    Yeah, I know what you mean. I start out strong but if I make a point I'm in trouble. 16 rolls and I'm all over the table every other throw it seems like, unless I force myself to concentrate. But I'm not greedy and 16 rolls will get you ahead and so just sit back and crise after that. Best I can tell you is start out with the hardway set, its more forgiving. the 3v is more accurate but until you get the toss down good it's not forgiving at all.
     
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  5. sancusa, Mar 8, 2011

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    Did you have much success with hard ways set? With hardways set, assuming the axis remains same, there are still 4 ways to get 7 while with 12 on top perpendicular to each other, there are only two ways to get 7, so which is better?
    Also, I searched so much on youtube but I havent got any videos where people throw dice and they go in same line exerting very less force on the diamond and land consistently.
    Are you able to do it? Are you able to avoid 7? if yes, please teach us more on how
     
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  6. tercol58, Mar 8, 2011

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    I think the dice have to hit rite at the point where the felt and diamondback meet and they should hit as near the same and with the same trajectory and same force if all of these things happen you may have a slight edge. I for me any way this just adds a bit challenge to the game I have seen no benefit from it in my throws
     
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  7. Southern-Comfort, Mar 8, 2011

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    Generally the 3-V is the set f you're able to throw on axis most of the time. Until then, or on days with one seems to just be going off axis alot , the hardway set helps out. It has more 1 more chance to 7-out on-axis, but it only one dioe goes off, you cannot 7-out. If both go off axis its a toss-up.
    An soft throw works best, you want it to just tap the diamonds in the air and drop. But you have to get tghem hitting the table and the back together or they'll get out of rotaion with each other and the dreaded double-pitches will start.
     
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  8. Southern-Comfort, Mar 8, 2011

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    Where the dice should hit first depends on the way you shoot and the table. If you use an underhand throw, its more like bowling than shooting and the dice are actually rolling in the same direction they are going, you want to end up where the felt and the back meet. Most people tend to use an overhand toss where the dice are rotating in the opposite direction initially, so they need to hit the table before the backwall so that the energy of the spin is taken down, and hopefully end up gently bouncing off the diamonds.
    One thing alot of people don't seem to understand is that the diamonds are not the demons that the casinos want you to think they are. Each diamond is the same size as a die, the result being that you can fit a die in the diamonds and its flat to all surfaces. They will actually straighten out most shots rather than randomize them. Occaisionally you'll hit a diamond where the centerline of the die misses the diamond and that will result in that die going random on you, but if your shooting at least semi straight into the backwall that should be rare.
    The backwall can be your second best friend at the table as long as you treat it gently. Your best friend, of course, is the dealer paying you your winnings.
     
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