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Keeping chips in racks

Discussion in 'Poker Chip Care' started by chipleader15, Jan 2, 2015.

  1. chipleader15

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    I have a 1000 pc set that I don't get to use much. Is it bad for the chips to sit on top of each other for a while?
    Thanks in advance !
     
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    Trying to post a pick of the case but it won't let sorry. Just a standard 1000 pc chip cage with 5 racks on each side. Once again my question is : will the chips sitting on the bottom be affected?
     
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    No, you're good. I've had chips for YEARS stacked 5 racks high and I've never seen issue one. Ever.
     
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    Yepp. Same thing. No harm for the chips.
     
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    I concur. Shouldn't be a problem assuming all other conditions are good (reasonable temps, not in direct sunlight).
     
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    Same for me. I've kept 1,000 chips in a birdcage stacked five racks high on each side. Never had an issue.
     
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    You may have to deal with some abandonment issues later on. Chips don't like to be kept in a confined place without human contact. They also prefer to be stacked vertically instead of horizontally.

    They are gregarious creatures. They like to invite their friends over for dinner and to play games like capture the flag.

    Frankly, I think storing them away is a poor idea.
     
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    Thanks for all of the replies!
     
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    I'm just echoing what others have said here as well. I do go in and spin the chips in the racks now and then if they haven't been used for a while, mostly because I like fondling my chips but also to check if things need a touch up on the oiling.


    It's a little deceptive when you pick up a cage or case with the amount of weight of the whole set. It seems like it would be miserable for the chips underneath but if you think about it a bit and do the math, the worst any one chip in the bottom row would take is the weight of only four chips. I seriously doubt four chips could ever do any damage to any one chip.
     
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    For what it's worth, i bought a set of veneratis. Again thanks for the replies
     
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