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Has anybody found a clever storage solution?

I have my zip lock bags ready to go, but it just feels like there should be a Plano-box-type storage system that is more elegant than zippies.

Please post (and include pictures) if you have already solved this puzzle.
 
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Re: Storage solutions
There is this idea. I like it, but there were some in my local group who did not.

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Re: Storage solutions
RoamDog wrote:
Has anybody found a clever storage solution?

I have my zip lock bags ready to go, but it just feels like there should be a Plano-box-type storage system that is more elegant than zippies.

Please post (and include pictures) if you have already solved this puzzle.


When we did the Kickstarter run we provided a pair of 2 x 5 token boxes to deal with this. YOu can see these among the pictures I posted. I believe Mike Roberts at LMNB may have some left if you're interested in buying a pair. I can't remember how much they cost.
 
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Re: Storage solutions
In lieu of an ideal plastic box solution, I procured a package of small zip-lock baggies roughly 2"x3" in size. They are perfect for storing a set of company certs as well as all of the company tokens easily (as opposed to being meticulously aligned to fit as with my DTG cert baggies). I think this is quite possibly the most efficient storage solution for 1862 due to the fact that companies need to be randomly removed and the remaining companies arranged in a random offering order. This this storage solution, you can just hold the box over your head to randomly remove the surplus companies and then draw out the starting packets and head off to the races.
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Surely, the randomising bit is done more easily (and without a risk if dropping things on the floor ) by shuffling and dealing out the Directors' shares. Small bags for the tokens (1 per company) is the way I have gone and seems to me to follow KISS! whistle

But then, I have STILL only managed to play it once. angry
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CharlieWilson wrote:

But then, I have STILL only managed to play it once. angry


Ah, see, I've managed 3 plays. Clearly my storage solution is superior. ninja
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MidLifeDelta wrote:
There is this idea. I like it, but there were some in my local group who did not.



Saw that. Definitely good for just the tokens. Was hoping for a more complete solution. Especially one that keeps the tokens close to the company shares. And that does not forget about the tiles.

Have used zip lock bags in my 1861 and that approach is adequate, but not optimal.

Was just hoping that somebody else had solved the full puzzle.
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Mike Hutton wrote:
RoamDog wrote:
Has anybody found a clever storage solution?

I have my zip lock bags ready to go, but it just feels like there should be a Plano-box-type storage system that is more elegant than zippies.

Please post (and include pictures) if you have already solved this puzzle.


When we did the Kickstarter run we provided a pair of 2 x 5 token boxes to deal with this. YOu can see these among the pictures I posted. I believe Mike Roberts at LMNB may have some left if you're interested in buying a pair. I can't remember how much they cost.


Hmmmm. I ordered 12 copies of the game (not all for me) during the kickstarter and did not get any of those storage boxes?

Any chance to get a couple sent to me?


Misunderstood the wording on a previous post. Thanks to Clearclaw for clarification.
 
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They were an extra-cost option when ordering.

Unfortunately the boxes supplied are hard perspex rather than a softer polypropylene and thus tend to crack/break. I have been meaning to replace mine with something like a Plano 360706 or a pair of 3455-00 for this reason.
 
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RoamDog wrote:
Hmmmm. I ordered 12 copies of the game (not all for me) during the kickstarter and did not get any of those storage boxes?

They were provided at a small additional cost, not with every copy.
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I designed and 3d printed tile trays for 1862 (and 1846). Also printed a tray for certificates and trains. Then use mini boxes for tokens/warranties/permits.

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finke67 wrote:
I designed and 3d printed tile trays for 1862 (and 1846). Also printed a tray for certificates and trains. Then use mini boxes for tokens/warranties/permits.



Looking forward to getting my units.
 
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finke67 wrote:
I designed and 3d printed tile trays for 1862 (and 1846). Also printed a tray for certificates and trains. Then use mini boxes for tokens/warranties/permits.



Is there any chance the stl files can be shared? Either here or on Thingiverse?
 
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smok wrote:

Is there any chance the stl files can be shared? Either here or on Thingiverse?


Uploaded here.
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