1. Behind the scenes
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    04 May '18 03:304 edits
    This is a rather trivial question, but I'd appreciate some feedback. I have a fair quality wooden set with a vinyl roll up board. It's served me well over the last 3 decades, but once in awhile I fantasize about owning a really nice one such as those in the 2:00 and 3:30 mark of this youtube video. I simply can't justify spending the money when my present set works nicely. So, I'm wondering: Do you own the set you've always wanted, or did you settle for something less, then wonder if you made the right choice? 😕


    YouTube&t=210s
  2. Standard membercaissad4
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    04 May '18 07:29
    Originally posted by @mchill
    This is a rather trivial question, but I'd appreciate some feedback. I have a fair quality wooden set with a vinyl roll up board. It's served me well over the last 3 decades, but once in awhile I fantasize about owning a really nice one such as those in the 2:00 and 3:30 mark of this youtube video. I simply can't justify spending the money when my present se ...[text shortened]... onder if you made the right choice? 😕


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdjmha_XmoA&t=210s
    I have a Rosewood/Boxwood set with a 4.5 inch king. It looks like a Jacques of London design, but it came from India. It came in a mahogany box. All for $100 (including shipping from Anritsar, India). I bought it in 2003. It is the set I always wanted and I am most pleased with it.
  3. Subscriber64squaresofpain
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    04 May '18 16:371 edit
    That does sound nice, Caissa.

    I have 5 sets myself, one only a recent addition, a wooden magnetic set on a fold-up board,
    bought for £37 in a shop on the famous 'Shambles' in York.

    In fact, this is it:
    http://www.davidwestnedge.com/autoframehdg.asp?id=pcg+007+052

    As it says, it comes in a green carrying pouch and the magnets are very good...
    can hold the thing upside down and the pieces stay put 🙂

    EDIT: Just noticed the same link works for multiple pages for some reason,
    strange site, my set is the 7" magnetic set, King 1.25"
  4. SubscriberBigDoggProblem
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    04 May '18 18:36
    Originally posted by @mchill
    This is a rather trivial question, but I'd appreciate some feedback. I have a fair quality wooden set with a vinyl roll up board. It's served me well over the last 3 decades, but once in awhile I fantasize about owning a really nice one such as those in the 2:00 and 3:30 mark of this youtube video. I simply can't justify spending the money when my present se ...[text shortened]... onder if you made the right choice? 😕


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdjmha_XmoA&t=210s
    I have two really nice sets and boards that I never take out of the house. I'm not going to let some intense player slam my nice pieces. I have a vinyl board and a plastic set for that.
  5. Behind the scenes
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    10 May '18 12:15
    Originally posted by @bigdoggproblem
    I have two really nice sets and boards that I never take out of the house. I'm not going to let some intense player slam my nice pieces. I have a vinyl board and a plastic set for that.
    Interesting variety of responses. Thank You for the feedback everyone.
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