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Desert Palms Comparison

Discussion in 'Poker Chip General' started by mkruse02, May 11, 2015.

  1. mkruse02

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    great question! i was recently wondering the same thing...

    the guy to ask is @Apache
     
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  3. CdnBeerLover

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    The "Pure Clay" chips state that they are composite injection molded chips. The other (more expensive) ones do not.

    I suspect the "Pure Clay" chips will feel similar to the Nexgen (maybe?), and the more expensive chips are the "china clay" version.
     
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    ovo World Series Chump
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    Pure Clay are slippery. go for the others
     
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    "pure clay" is pure crap. Really hard plastic injection molded. I had some of these, don't waste your money. The "compression molded" version are far, far better.
     
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  6. Mike Sears

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    The more expensive chips were made by The Blue Chip Company and are the same quality as real casino chips. New they retailed for about $.90 per chip. They were a little lighter than Paulsons (about 8.5 grams). They were on the market around 2005 or 2006 and were discontinued a few years later. They were marketed by Jim S. at "The Chip Room."

    They are now almost impossible to find. Apache is the only place I've seen them recently.
    I sold most of my tournament chips many years ago and relabeled a set of tournament chips for myself beacuse I was not crazy about the inlays. I still have fractions and low value cash chips. I always liked them and other people who own them feel the same way. They were availible in denomination of $.05, .25, .50., $1.00, $5.00 and $10.00.

    For more info on these chips you can send a private message to OVO or Jim S. at "The Chip Room."
     
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  7. UW85

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    Those for sale are from my monster set I sold Apache (I'm pretty sure). They are in great shape. Miss them a lot. Only reason I sold them was I simply had too many sets from how often I play.
     
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    I bought like 3 of those way back as a sample, they are really nice, but I went with the Pharaohs which I think were a bit cheaper. I'd totally buy them again at $0.90, but probably not at $2+/each.
     
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