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Upping my custom ASM set

Discussion in 'Custom Chips General' started by whalemangler, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. whalemangler

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    Hi all,

    Havent been on here in a long time.

    I wanted see if anyone had some suggestions/info.

    Long a go I made some good money playing poker online and took some of it and bought a custom set of ASM chips, all 312 with a custom inlay.

    160 Blue/White
    90 Red/Arc Yellow
    50 Light Green/Brown (didn't turn out the best but I wanted a light color with a dark spot)
    40 Black/DG Peach

    Mockup of chips
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Byy7k1_5aGyneHpkaDF5aERvOXc&authuser=0

    At the time, I was into tournaments. But now I exclusively play 8-10 man cash - usually .25/1 and very rarely higher up to 1/2. The set doesn't work very well for my games as I don't have the right amount of chips. I made the reds the .25 once but it was confusing and the blue/red/green/black is the normal progression. I am wishing I had only got 3 colors.

    My questions are:
    A) if I were to order some extras to fill out my set, how would you top it off? I was thinking 110 reds which would give me the ability to give out tons of 1's.
    B) now that more designs are available (e.g. 3d14), can/should I get a different design that will compliment the current set? Maybe a 3d14 red with arcyellow/yellow?
    C) Make a white chip that can go anywhere?
    D) Ditch it and make a new set? Better options now besides ASM?
     
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  2. abby99

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    Welcome back!

    CPC (the reincarnation of ASM-Maine) offers so many more options than what was available when you had your first set made.Not only are many more edge spots available, but there are new molds offered as well. If money isn't a limiting factor and if it were up to me, I'd make an entirely new set. CPC/ASM may be the only option for genuine compression-molded fully custom real clay chips, but it's important to state that it's also an excellent option because of the more extensive offerings, their top-notch customer service, and their attention to detail.
     
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  3. whalemangler

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    What is the site for CPC?
     
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    Do you have pics of your chips? What are the inlays like? Do they have denoms?
    Assuming that they have denoms - I think that mold is still available, so you can order additional chips.
    Then, you just need quarters? Maybe order some white or pink or whatever quarters?
     
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    Uh, the red one looks cool! I really like the combination of those two colours.

    Pardon me for asking the rather noobish question but what symbol is it around the chip? I can't open the first link, only the second one but it looks like a head of a horse to me.

    If so, why did you go exactly with this one?

    Blackfury82
     
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    Thanks for the pics.
    The good news is that all options are available to you from CPC. They can reproduce your chips, or you could add a chip that fits with your set, or you can go wild with new designs.

    I wouldn't add a different version of a chip you alread have, though. (I don't like option B.). In order of increasing cost:
    A). Your option A. Add 110 reds that match your current set.
    B). If the colors imply the denom to your players (e.g. If red = 5 in their minds) then add a 5th chip for quarters and maybe add some more blues for 1's
    C) go wild, take advantage of all the mold and edgespots designs available for a whole new set.
     
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    Jarekk, those are horseheads, one of the long time ASM mold options. People tend to use HHR for short. Here's a link to the others:

    http://www.pokerchipsonline.com/pokerchips/realclay/molddesigns.htm

     
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  11. whalemangler

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    The symbol is a horse head.

    Not sure I want a 5th chip, I actually wish I would have only got 3 colors. For cash games we usually just keep a 20 underneath.

    Money isnt a huge issue for filling out the set. A whole new set however is a bit more than i really want to spend. I was thinking of using the 3v12 which is essentially what I have with a 3rd color sliver in the middle.

    Here are some ideas with the original chip in the upper left - https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Byy7k1_5aGynQ2tIVUpjUGFqS1E&authuser=0
     
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    It seems that you'd like to do something special with your add-on. You might consider using the base color red in the center of the 3v12, which would fit in with the current pattern while introducing a note of interest.
     
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    Ya it just seems silly to order 110 more 312 reds if new styles are available. If it would blend in to a stack of the others while adding a little flair. Can I order this small of an amount? I see that they have chip minimums. I think a 3v12 red/arc yellow with a dg yellow/pink or even light brown middle would be nice looking.
     
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    Unfortunately, the minimum order is 300 chips. You might be able to combine orders with another member in order to meet the 300-chip minimum.
     
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    what is the average price per chip of a custom CPC these days?
     
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    Mold, spots, and colors are all dependent on price.
     
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    Can someone post pics? The links don't load for some reason.
     
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