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Tango0129 May 2015 11:39 a.m. PST



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Sane envy from my part! (smile)


Cyrus the Great29 May 2015 11:48 a.m. PST

Yeah, no they're not! If those are open shelves, what a pain to dust.

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2015 11:53 a.m. PST

I used to use a typeset tray for my own minis, and ran into that exact problem- what a huge effort to dust! They do look awesome, though.

Bunkermeister Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2015 12:03 p.m. PST

I live in Southern California. A nice 5.5 earthquake an all those troops are on the floor. No thanks.

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djbthesecond29 May 2015 12:50 p.m. PST

Makes me think that portable storage boxes could go vertical rather than horizontal. don't know if this would be any more practical…

Luisito29 May 2015 1:26 p.m. PST

Dust !

Personal logo Bowman Supporting Member of TMP29 May 2015 3:43 p.m. PST

Pretty to look at but, frankly, this is one of the worst storage methods.

Personal logo Murphy Sponsoring Member of TMP29 May 2015 4:05 p.m. PST

No thanks….too easy to fall….too hard to dust….

My wife got me a display case a while back….

Here's one of the shelves with some of my pulp figures….


Protected and enclosed in glass….

Oh and there's more figures now than what is shown in that pic….

zoneofcontrol29 May 2015 6:13 p.m. PST

"… what a pain to dust."

Nothing a gas-powered leaf blower can't handle.

Dark Fable Sponsoring Member of TMP29 May 2015 10:24 p.m. PST

Looks really cool though, I suppose if you use the figures a lot you can keep dusting down . . .

Tango0129 May 2015 10:30 p.m. PST

Maybe he has some maids to do the job? (smile)


Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2015 1:26 a.m. PST

I stack foam trays on regular book shelves. No dust, no paint fading sun. But I have to hunt for everything.

Dantes Cellar Inactive Member15 Jun 2015 7:35 p.m. PST

I use some of those exact shadow boxes for my most used minis. Since they're on and off the shelves so much dust isn't a problem.

MiniPatton20 Jun 2015 11:18 a.m. PST

I game in smallish scales and I have found the Plastic Craft Organizer to be my best solution at almost every turn. They only cost $1 USD-2 apiece, have around 15-18 individual compartments and each compartment has room for a stand of troops. The clear sides and top allow for easy identification even when stacked on a shelf, but I am anal and label stuff as well. Will need to find an alternate solution for storing my Warband Fantasy armies as the bases are much bigger!

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