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The best dice tower (we've) ever made. Hard and exotic woods. Portable, modular, simple, and feature packed. Board Games and RPG ready
The best dice tower (we've) ever made. Hard and exotic woods. Portable, modular, simple, and feature packed. Board Games and RPG ready
The best dice tower (we've) ever made. Hard and exotic woods. Portable, modular, simple, and feature packed. Board Games and RPG ready
130 backers pledged $10,719 to help bring this project to life.

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Dice Base™: FLUME 2 - The Ultimate Dice Tower System

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FLUME 2

The best dice tower (we've) ever made.

Compact, modular, versatile, and the ability to roll some of the biggest dice made. Up to 40mm depending on overall shape. 1.25" spheres are what we used as our base pass-though model. 

This is achieved while preventing zero-touch pass-through using the perfect number of nubs, bumps, slides, ledges and arms. Roll a 5mm die as easily as a 40mm.

Three packages to suit your needs.
Three packages to suit your needs.

 Left to right: FLUME 2 compact - FLUME 2 Player - FLUME 2 Deluxe.

FLUME 2 COMPACT

Stores up to 20 of our EleMetal dice inside its huge rolling chute.
Stores up to 20 of our EleMetal dice inside its huge rolling chute.

 This massive capaicty is not gained at the expense of randomization. The FLUME 2 has a unique and exclusive zero-gap chute which prevents pass-through of any dice. They are all randomzed from the largest to the smallest.

No dice are escaping today!
No dice are escaping today!

 Just because this FLUME tower is compact doesn't' mean it isn't fully functional. The dice retention band doubles as dice corral. never lose your dice on the floor again, no matter which FLUME 2 you choose.

Custom brass appointments round out this wonderful package.
Custom brass appointments round out this wonderful package.

 

FLUME 2 Player

Double the capacity with 40 dice storage.  And a integrated rolling surface!
Double the capacity with 40 dice storage. And a integrated rolling surface!

 

Room for all your dice, and those you snag from your buddy.
Room for all your dice, and those you snag from your buddy.

 

Locked loaded and ready to roll. The FLUME 2 Player has all you need for an ultra-compact multi-dice set gaming experience.
Locked loaded and ready to roll. The FLUME 2 Player has all you need for an ultra-compact multi-dice set gaming experience.

 

FLUME 2 Deluxe

When you simply must have it all.
When you simply must have it all.

 

Storage for 30 + dice along with a custom pen holder, integrated miniature holders for up to 3 miniatures and a time-tested configuration and integrated rolling surface with tower!
Storage for 30 + dice along with a custom pen holder, integrated miniature holders for up to 3 miniatures and a time-tested configuration and integrated rolling surface with tower!

 

Vertical or horizontal, the FLUME 2 Deluxe works any way you need it to
Vertical or horizontal, the FLUME 2 Deluxe works any way you need it to

 

And just when you thought you'd seen it all... Dissconnect the storage tray or leave it attached and use the FLUME 2  Deluxe's tower as a dual tower setup able to roll full size dice just like our original FLUME, but two at once!
And just when you thought you'd seen it all... Dissconnect the storage tray or leave it attached and use the FLUME 2 Deluxe's tower as a dual tower setup able to roll full size dice just like our original FLUME, but two at once!

 

Compact, Player or Deluxe. The FLUME 2 has a setup just perfect for your budget and needs.
Compact, Player or Deluxe. The FLUME 2 has a setup just perfect for your budget and needs.

 

Post-Campaign BackerKit Survey Options

Upgrade your wood! Choose from 20 species!
Upgrade your wood! Choose from 20 species!

 Costs for post-campaign wood upgrades:

All upgrade prices are per-pledge level and cover all parts included at that level. For individual parts or for mix and match woods please contact us directly: custom@zucaticorp.com 

Compact - Reward level price PLUS:

  • Black and White Ebony - $200
  • Gabon Ebony - $200
  • Bolivian Rosewood - $150
  • American Holly - $75
  • Redheart - $50
  • Bloodwood - $100
  • Chakte Viga - $65
  • Zebrawood - $45
  • Wenge - $75
  • Bocote - $65
  • Leapoardwood - $100
  • Purpleheart - $100
  • Yellowheart - $55
  • White Oak - $0
  • Canarywood - $25
  • Cherry - $0
  • Poplar - $10
  • Hickory - $15
  • Black Walnut - $25
  • Birdseye Maple - $25
  • White Maple - $15

Player - Reward Level Price PLUS:

  • Black and White Ebony - $300 
  • Gabon Ebony - $300  
  • Bolivian Rosewood - $250 
  • American Holly - $175 
  • Redheart - $150 
  • Bloodwood - $200 
  • Chakte Viga - $165 
  • Zebrawood - $145 
  • Wenge - $175
  • Bocote - $165 
  • Leapoardwood - $200 
  • Purpleheart - $200 
  • Yellowheart - $155 
  • White Oak - $0 
  • Canarywood - $125 
  • Cherry - $0 
  • Poplar - $50 
  • Hickory - $15 
  • Black Walnut - $125 
  • Birdseye Maple - $125 
  • White Maple - $115

Deluxe - Reward level price PLUS:

  • Black and White Ebony - $400 
  •  Gabon Ebony - $400 
  •  Bolivian Rosewood - $350
  •  American Holly - $275 
  •  Redheart - $250
  •  Bloodwood - $300 
  •  Chakte Viga - $265 
  •  Zebrawood - $245 
  •  Wenge - $275 
  • Bocote - $265
  •  Leapoardwood - $300 
  •  Purpleheart - $300
  •  Yellowheart - $255 
  •  White Oak - $0 
  •  Canarywood - $225 
  •  Cherry - $0 
  •  Poplar - $150 
  •  Hickory - $115 
  •  Black Walnut - $225 
  •  Birdseye Maple - $225 
  •  White Maple - $215
Choose an upgrade premium leather or cork liner for your rolling surface.
Choose an upgrade premium leather or cork liner for your rolling surface.

 Any rolling surface upgrade: $15

Comparison in size to the Original FLUME

FLUME Original in front...
FLUME Original in front...

 

Twice the capacity, same footprint. How cool is that?
Twice the capacity, same footprint. How cool is that?

 

The new FLUME 2 holds 10 more dice than its little brother, yet it takes up almost the exact same amount of external space.
The new FLUME 2 holds 10 more dice than its little brother, yet it takes up almost the exact same amount of external space.

 

Side by side... need more space? The FLUME 2 is your boy.
Side by side... need more space? The FLUME 2 is your boy.

 

A word on storage and transport

Got a whole gang of folks but nobody wants to carry their gear? That's cool... all FLUME 2's stack together in a super-compact manner.
Got a whole gang of folks but nobody wants to carry their gear? That's cool... all FLUME 2's stack together in a super-compact manner.

 

Rather store them on a shelf? Book end those suckers.
Rather store them on a shelf? Book end those suckers.

 

Have different configuartions amongst the group? Still want to store together? No problem.
Have different configuartions amongst the group? Still want to store together? No problem.

 

They go however you need them.
They go however you need them.

 

The Evolution of the FLUME 2

Right to left, the oldest design to the newest in Walnut. 8 months of research, testing and refinement.
Right to left, the oldest design to the newest in Walnut. 8 months of research, testing and refinement.

 Don't let this small lineup fool you... we threw just about everything we could find through these babys... including at one point fruit, D100's golf balls and a whole list of other stuff....

Our final design and the zero-pass though decision is one that we didn't take lightly... these towers will randomize up to a 1.25" or around 35-40mm die with no issues... to go bigger we had to begin sacrificing other aspects of the design we really loved.

This is the best dice tower we've ever made. 

We're ready to put it into production, we just need you.

 - Hal and the whole crew here at ZucatiCorp.

Size pictures and a video showing big dice rolling through our FLUME 2

35-40mm
35-40mm

 

30mm
30mm

 

25mm
25mm

 

 

 ZucatiCorp 2017   

We started in February of 2015 in a small town just outside Seattle Washington. Here in Maple Valley our small, but growing team has come a long way. Our first real project was our Dice Base Zero product here on Kickstarter. We did everything by hand, manually one at a time. 

Every single cut, bend, glue and drill was done with hand tools individually. Two years later, we've incorporated to Zucati LLC, expanded our line to not only include more and vastly improved wood gaming accessories but dice, and some industrial at as well. All our success, our huge growth and our future is because of backers just like you. You've enabled us to live, thrive and expand at an excellent rate. Now with our shop having two full-size CNC machines, a full complement of sanding, drilling, cutting planing and other full size tooling we're looking again to our next expansion. 

And again, its going to happen only with your help. We're currently working on projects which will keep us busy through the end of this year, and with this new product, our FLUME 2 we're beginning to schedule in 2018. Here's what we have: A complete shop of tools, talent and supplies to make this and next years products a huge success. Unlike just a few months ago we can finally process the raw wood we buy as fast as we need to keep up with demand.  

A small but stable work-force. Design, Manufacturing, Q/A and shipping and distribution are finally coming together to allow daily operations to run smoothly. Its bare-bones right now, but its working. Projects and plans for the next 2-5 years. We've literally got shelves and drawers full of finished prototypes, ideas and ready to begin projects to keep us busy for some time when we have the time and labor to peruse them. Here's what we need: Above everything, monthly operating money (Between $1000 and $3000 depending on employee hours and shop expenses)  

1. More labor - 1-3 more workers on the floor making and finishing parts. Each worker costs us about $40,000 per year to employ.  

2. A bigger shop to allow for more storage and better efficiency, and by all that's good, more power. A shop that will meet our needs is available for $50,000 / year rent.  

3. Some machine upgrades. Namely a new table saw and larger / second dust collector. As always we make the best use of what we've got, but some things just aren't possible without the right equipment.  

Table saw - $3000  

Dust Collector - $3000  

How you can help...  

Backing our campaign here is the first and best thing you can do to help us meet and surpass our needs. Each pledge takes us that much closer to our goals and to being able to make the larger and more complex projects we have planned. Tell your friends and everyone you know, especially if you're a previous backer or owner of one of our ZucatiCorp products. We don't typically advertise outside of our campaigns, and because of our size we only make it to 1-2 local conventions per year for now.. so YOU are our primary resource.... expand the reach and let everyone know that we're here, we're making amazing products and that we've got so much more in store once we're able to expand. The Bottom line and how you can help it move... Successful funding of this campaign at $5000 allows us to make all the needed rewards and meet expenses for 1 month. $10,000 adds another month of operation and allows us to put some money aside for our future plans. $20,000 adds another month of operation and pays for either more savings or 1 machine upgrade. $40,000 adds another month and covers savings and 1 machine upgrade. $80,000 adds another month and allows us to upgrade both machines and make a down-payment on a larger shop. $150,000 adds another month of operation and allows us to add a new employee, upgrade both needed machines and put some away for future expenses. $200,000 covers 6 months of operating budget, upgrades all needed machines and covers half of what we need to get moved into a larger shop. $325,000 covers our expenses for 1 year, allows us to move into a larger shop (1 year rent and expenses) and hires 2 new employees along with both machine upgrades. We're not asking for, nor do we expect any particular level of support from our backers, but we think its important to be clear on how we use our funds and what they meant to us. After more than 2 years creating products that you love, and spending all of our income, and more on Zucati LLC to create and expand what we believe will be the best, most innovative, highest quality and best value producing company in the game industry. We're all in. This is what we do, and what we love. Thank you so much for helping us get here, and for your continued support. With your help we're going to make you some of the best toys, games and game accessories ever created. - Hal, and the team here at ZucatiCorp

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I have a proven track record of delivering my rewards on-time and even ahead of schedule.

I have a proven track record of running multiple Kickstarter projects simultaneously with no slowdowns, delays or complaints.

I source my materials as locally as I can from the highest quality materials, most environmentally conscious suppliers and with the best factory certifications available.

On projects I create in my own shop you can expect the same quality and attention to detail and always know you're getting a true Zucati original.

I plan my projects to succeed and I deliver pledge rewards that earn my brand continued success.

Pledge with confidence.
I'm the real deal, and yea, I am just that good.

- Hal Zucati

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    FLUME 2 Compact

    The most minimal expression of our new FLUME 2 dice tower.

    Able to pass dice up to 1" in diameter and has only two pieces.

    use on its own or with our new Player Core setup.

    Comes with Zucati Branded Leather strap/corral to hold in and contain your dice.

    Pledge is for Hardwood Cherry.

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    FLUME 2 Player

    The FLUME 2 with matching rolling surface.
    Like our original FLUME you can fill the interior of the FLUME 2 with whatever you like and then seal it all in with the premium lined rolling surface for an ultra-compact setup.

    You can upgrade your wood post-campaign using the BackerKit Survey tool if desired to any of 20 available Hard and exotic woods.

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    FLUME Deluxe Stand Alone Tower

    This four piece tower connects magnetically exactly the same as the FLUME Deluxe system tower, only it comes all by itself for those who already have their base figured out.
    Featuring two base magnets for 100% compatibility with all our Dice Base products.

    Able to roll up to 40mm dice this tower can take whatever you throw at it... or you can remove the expansion pieces and have an ultra compact, tower perfect for packing flat.

    You can upgrade your wood post-campaign using the BackerKit Survey tool if desired to any of 20 available Hard and exotic woods.

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    FLUME 2 Deluxe

    Our newly updated FLUME and Player core setup, with larger dice rails and integrated pocket for your favorite miniature.

    Comes with full FLUME 2 Tower and full updated Player Core setup. Fully integrated.

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    Premium Player Complete

    This is a 1st draft Prototype offering.

    This is an all-in-on solution that allows you to store and transport your Player's handbook, player character sheets (without folding) Pencils, Pens, Minatures, spell or tranding cards, Dice and other small accessories you want with you on game night.

    Holds 1 standard Player's handbook 25 sheets of standard 8.5" x 11" note paper and clips the same.

    Gives you a huge range of play and layout options for either large spread or compact gameplay.

    Not only this it also includes your FLUME 2 Deluxe tower system as part of this package.

    Can be made in Cherry - Oak - Walnut or other woods on request. Due to the width required not all woods can be used for this item.

    Includes:
    • 1x slipcase with leather handle (holds all other components)
    • 1x player sheet clipboard with brass hardware
    • 1x full wood card and pencil/pen tray
    • 1x Token and meeple tray
    • 1x money and small token tray
    • 1x Players Handbook case (Felt Lined)
    • All components of the FLUME 2 Deluxe
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