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china clays chip tray- solution

Discussion in 'Palm Gaming International Offers' started by palmimports, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. palmimports

    palmimports Well-Known Member

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    I am going to make a mold once again for the china chips- and I will allow CT members to buy in on these at the right price as follows:

    1- I need members to take a micrometer and post your measurements for 20 chips in MM
    2- I need to know which chips youre micing

    you SHOULD find that all of the china clays fall somewhere between 70.30 and 71.0mm for 20 chips

    I will have a mold made to accomodate the widest stack so that whetever you have- it should fit

    Trays will be logod as PGICC so theres no guessing what tray this one is

    I'll do a group buy once we have the above information

    Tentative pricing should be no more then 1.25 per tray
     
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    Good news, thanks Joe. My 8V's can't wait to breath a little!
     
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    Hi Joe,

    While I don't have a micrometer, I am in the process of building some wooden chip trays (both 100 and 500), to house my wonderful 8v's. Incase it may be of use, I have measured a few different color 8v's in stacks of 20 already, and I get 2 and 25/32 of an inch, or 2.78125 inches and when converted to mm is 70.64375 mm. I plan on making the trays slightly bigger for a little wiggle room making them easier to remove, but not large enough to house a 21st chip.
     
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    palmimports Well-Known Member

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    its long overdue- we tried once and gave up- but our new factory makes a great product as long as we give them the right math for the barrels
    since some chips are slightly thicker then others we need to find a compromise diameter
     
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    That was fast! lol. I'm definitely in.
     
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    You know I'm in Joe, when we know for sure they will fit (ALL)the 8V's (COLORS). :)

    I don't have the proper measuring implements at the moment but I'll get some done.
     
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  7. palmimports

    palmimports Well-Known Member

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    heres my findings:
    solid GW clays-- 70.25mm
    new 8V 70.35mm
    red GW 70.75mm

    I am thinking 71.000mm will be safe and work
     
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  8. ShaggyPE

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    Joe,
    I will take comparable measurements this evening... I have a Mitutoyo digital caliper.
     
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  9. palmimports

    palmimports Well-Known Member

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    is that a chinese micrometer? If so you will get different measurements each time you use it :)
     
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    No... I believe its Japanese... and its a good one. lol

    Is yours a Starrett?... I hope it isn't a Harbor Freight $6 one.
     
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    What did the racks that were made for the 8V GB measure out to? I would say add .5mm-.75mm to that and it would be good. I would accept a little wiggle room rather than a tight pinch.
     
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    I quickly measured the original PGI trays made for the 8v chips, and I measured 2.75 inches for each row or converted to 69.85 mm.
     
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    I have a mixed set of 8Vs and GW, I will get measurements out tomorrow.
     
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    Browne & sharpe I think.o
     
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    I measured my china clays. Below I listed the largest and smallest.

    Red GW 70.81mm
    Green GW 69.0 mm
    Black 6 stripe sprint 67.2 mm

    The thing to note is that 21 of the 6 stripe sprints will fit in a tray that fits 20 of the GWs. Not an issue to most, just those that have mixed china clay sets.
     
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    71mm should fit every possible cc chip out there, I would think -- although some of the thinner ones might fill a barrel with 21 chips.

    Joe, have you considered relocating your logo? Placing it under the middle barrel causes the racks to 'rock' when stacked -- moving it to the end (or side) of the rack would eliminate that problem. Or if it has to be on the bottom of a barrel, put it underneath one of the end barrels....
     
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  17. aaron_roch@yahoo.com

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    Joe,

    Desert Palms White $1: 70.26mm

    I presume you have measurements for trapezoids ("Milanos"), as you stock them.
    If not, let me know and I can measure up 7 colors of them on Monday.

    -Aaron
     
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    70.54mm was the largest barrel I found of my PCR chips. I measured solids and spotted. Those are the only china's I have.
     
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    I am showing the red and blacks to be thickest- not by much- JUST enough to NOT fit the trays we had made
    I am still leaning towards 71mm for the barrel length
    which color was the tallest?
     
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    if any vendor that handles china clays wants to split this order with me send me an email
    Joe
     
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