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Precise, perfectly-balanced, stainless steel spinning tops designed to make everyday decision-making more fun!
Precise, perfectly-balanced, stainless steel spinning tops designed to make everyday decision-making more fun!
Precise, perfectly-balanced, stainless steel spinning tops designed to make everyday decision-making more fun!
1,455 backers pledged $72,615 to help bring this project to life.

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…decisions, decisions - we all make dozens of decisions everyday - large, small, trivial, critical. Sometimes the options can be equally appealing, other times it would be nice to not have to make them at all. Delegate, procrastinate, ignore... but they somehow won't go away.

Making decision-making fun

Spyn is a family of perfectly weighted, versatile decision-making tools. Precision-turned from solid 303 Stainless Steel, they're nicely pocketable, spin like a dream and come to a reassuring, decisive, un-biased stop.

Call it fate, intervention or chance, Spyn makes any decision-making event a bit more enjoyable.

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Classic Dice

A good place to start - classic dots just like their cube cousins, but far more 'random' at 1900 rpm!

Yes | No

Should I go out tonight? …finally buy that motorcycle? …have a second helping of dessert? The classic yes or no decision - Spyn knows!

Now | Later

Study for that big test? Clean out the garage? Go for a run? Finally get things done …or just enjoy procrastinating a bit longer; wherever Spyn lands, obey!

You | Me

Who’s turn is it to walk the dog? …rule the remote? …make dinner tonight? Settle disputes with a quick Spyn; it’s the ultimate domestic peace keeper!

Blank!

Can't even decide on what decisions you need help with most? This one is blank, so you can write in your own choices ...or leave it blank to simply buy yourself a minute or two of quality time to decide on your own!

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Kickstarter make/100 Limited Edition Modern Dice

Cubes are so... square. A fresh take on traditional dice with a linear dot pattern, Spyn Modern Dice are a fun addition to any game... or can be a game by themselves: first to 100 picks up the tab!

Limited to ONLY 100 sets...

 

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Combine them

Combine a whole collection of Spyns to tackle more complex, multiple variable decisions...

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Spyn Bar

It's important to keep your decision making tools organized. The Spyn bar is hand crafted from reclaimed Walnut or Maple in 1, 2 or 4 unit sizes, it keeps your Spyns neat, orderly and ready to go.

If you followed our Fave knife project, we have some interesting sources for our reclaimed wood: old bowling allies, factory floors, antique furniture castoffs, even school bleachers. All interesting wood with a great story rescued from a landfill.

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Specs

Spyn decision-making tops are machined from solid 303 stainless steel bar stock to assure perfectly balanced rotation for 100% fair, unbiased decisions. The laser-etched graphics are permanent and will not wear off. They’re smooth, pocket-friendly, with just the right amount of mass; built to last for decades of spins …and millions of decisions!

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The project

Many of us have just been through some really rough decision-making events recently, whether here in the US, in the UK... pretty much everywhere, actually. The Spyn project was created to bring back a bit of joy to a decision-heavy day.

Our past projects have all focused on combining high quality materials, meaningful utility and thoughtful design. The Spyn project builds on that... plus, it’s fun!

We have nine successful Kickstarter projects behind us now, and simply love setting up and running crowdfunding events - not just for the backing that helps us get our new ideas off the ground, but for the community of enthusiastic and thoughtful supporters we meet with each new project. We welcome your input along the way!

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Spam-free guarantee

As a backer, we promise to keep all of our communications with you focused on our progress ...and will not flood your inbox with promotions for other projects (yes, it's a 'thing'!).

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Project schedule

We have done our homework, have made first prototypes on the machines we will eventually use and are ready to start production the minute the project ends.

Shipping schedules are always the toughest to predict without knowing exactly how many pieces we'll be producing - but we’re certain we will be able to BEGIN shipping in March.

So far, we have had 100% success with our planning - our past 9 projects have all began the shipping process on time. We have a system that seems to work!

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Shipping 

Our default worldwide shipping method will be by US post. We've had a very high success rate with it and it's the most affordable option, but please note that it will not include tracking past the US border. We're happy to help make alternative shipping arrangements with tracking at additional cost if you require. 

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About Onehundred

Founded by my son Calvin and I, we seek out the interesting, authentic manufacturing talents found in our 100 mile New England backyard; everything that we create is produced here, then launched with our enthusiastic community of international backers here on Kickstarter.

Having developed 100's of products for both start ups and Fortune 500 companies alike, it's exciting work at a neighborhood level where we can be hands-on.

We hope that you'll join us for this one - thanks in advance for your support,

Dave & Calvin

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Risks and challenges

We currently had several turned stainless steel parts in production for our other products, and we will be working with a trusted shop that we know well. Additionally, we have a community of additional machine shops we can bring in as a back up if an issue arises. The biggest risk to shipping on the stated delivery date, as always, is their production capacity or scheduling of other work at the time of our actual order.

For those of you who are new to our projects, we have a lot of product development and crowdfunding community experience; communicate often. All 11 of our previous Kickstarter projects have shipped on time, 100% drama free.

We've always taken very good care of our backers - your pledge is in very good hands!

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    1 X EARLYBIRD SPYN

    Congratulations, you got here early! 1 X SPYN + BAR your decision choice + wood choice (made at survey time).

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    2 X EARLYBIRD SPYN

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    Kickstarter 100 Limited Edition: 2 Dice!

    2 Limited Edition Spyn Dice + BAR, limited to just 100 sets!

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