The Thinket Now (Silver, S-S & Gold)
The GEN 3.0, Thinket® Now (Silver, S-S & Gold) is machined from #6061 Aluminum for the genuine Silver-plated Handle & genuine 24Kt. Gold-plated Slider-Heads, while the Slider-Tube is machined from #304 Stainless-Steel w/ a #32 machine finish.
Please note: The machined Handle base metal (#6061 Aluminum), is a relatively soft metal that sometimes picks up small anomalies in the surface during the machining process, prior to being plated over with the genuine Silver outer coating. As such, any anomalies that may show up underneath the Silver-plated layer are a part of the intrinsic character of the piece, and should be considered as such.
The specially grooved Slider-Heads are designed to accommodate 15mm GID O-Rings for a new haptic effect.
This new Thinket form-factor adds a "reassuring-thud" to the action called a "satisfying-bounce" delivered by every Standard action Thinket). The "reassuring-thud" effect was the primary motivation behind the most recent Thinket Kickstarter project called ("The Thinket Now, GEN 3.0), which was launched, funded, and successfully fulfilled in 2018.
The special new "thud" sensation is achieved by means of the custom-machined O-Ring grooves in the GEN 3.0 Slider-Heads; and several high-quality O-Rings are included with each Thinket Now for use with those grooves.
The Thinket® Now (Silver, S-S & Gold) comes in an attractive drawstring-pouch for easy storage & transport.
The Thinket® Now (Silver, S-S & Gold) is Handmade in the USA to fill each order.
The shipping weight of this Thinket version (not the actual weight) is approximately 8 oz to allow for proper support & padding during transit.
PLEASE NOTE: All Thinket and ChessMate products are handmade to fill each customer order, and there is a workshop queue by order-date.
IMPORTANT: The Thinket® contains one or more strong magnets, so please keep it away from small children and pets. Do not place the Thinket® close to magnetically sensitive items such as: Credit cards, gift cards, watches, computer hard drives, and other such magnetically sensitive items. Do not put your fingers inside the Thinket®, nor try to disassemble it. Please use common sense while handling the Thinket®, and please use the Thinket responsibly at all times.