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Juice

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Hello, everyone. You can call me J. Juice is an old nickname, but a good forum name. ;)

I've lurked on PCF for years, but I've just joined as a member. I started playing poker seriously almost two decades ago, shortly after the start of the boom. I probably haven't played more than 3-4 times in the past 5 years though, due to the pandemic and young kids.

But I am looking forward to getting some friends, colleagues, and poker aficionados I know together to start playing semi-regularly in the coming months. So I figured it was time to dig back in to the community. And get some advice.

I would like to get a custom set of poker chips for our games, and I've been trying to find a good place to get them. I'd love to get some CPCs, and I've put some designs together that I like (I probably want to fiddle with 1-2 chip designs still). Their feel and weight are what set them above for me. But the CPCs will cost me significantly more than I was initially planning to spend.

I played around with Chiplab's site, and I've played around with some of their samples. I don't mind the feel of their "clay" chips, but they are heavier than I prefer. I'm also not the biggest fan of their green chip color, and their edge spot combos for red and green chips aren't my favorite either. But the feel is ok, I like the flat edges, and the price is attractive.

I'm going to poke around some more and see what makers/sites members have been recommending, but if you want to share any recs directly, I am wide open to suggestions.

Thanks for having me, and nice to start meeting you all.
 

tabletalker7

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Damn -- that "DMV" thread bugs me. Every time I see it, I wonder what the Department of Motor Vehicles has to do with chips.

In my 30+ years of living and working in MD, VA, and DC, it was always referred to as "the DC area".

Ah well, welcome anyway!
 

Juice

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Hi,

Welcome to PCF

It prob be better to just go for a CPC set rather than spending on the "Clay" from Chiplab if you had the budget
I know that's true. But I think the CPC's may be out of my price range right now. I'm checking options (for CPC chips) now to see where I might be able to save a bit on the CPC, but I want to explore other options (apart from CPC) too.
 

bucklesbets

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Hello, and welcome! Another DC guy here (Arlington actually). Incredible community here, and everyone is really patient and willing to share advice.

Soooo many different options/roads to go down looking at what you are wanting to do. I am an amateur graphic designer and have been playing around with designing some labels/inlays/etc. If you want some help or just want to give me a reason to keep learning and experimenting, let me know! Happy to do what I can!

Would love to meet up one of these days and play some cards!

Good luck and have fun!

Buckles
 
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