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Has anyone given thought to how to organize the 11 countersheets in CdG? There are three separate French OoB -- pre-Fall of France, Vichy France and Free French.

I use the Darice 32-compartment container and I was thinking of using one for all of the pre-Fall of France OoB (2 sheets of 1/2" counters, 2 sheets of 5/8" counters) and a second container for the Vichy French and Free French OoBs. I tend to maximize my ordnance/vehicle compartments since they are only accessed at the start of a scenario.

The German counters will go into the regular German containers (one for infantry, one for ordnance/vehicles), although I may need to do some combining to account for the new 4(5)-6-8 Assault Engineers.

Thoughts anyone?
 

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Put all the French in one slot, all the Germans in a second, and all the non-nationality counters in a third. Done.

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Has anyone given thought to how to organize the 11 countersheets in CdG? There are three separate French OoB -- pre-Fall of France, Vichy France and Free French.

I use the Darice 32-compartment container and I was thinking of using one for all of the pre-Fall of France OoB (2 sheets of 1/2" counters, 2 sheets of 5/8" counters) and a second container for the Vichy French and Free French OoBs. I tend to maximize my ordnance/vehicle compartments since they are only accessed at the start of a scenario.

The German counters will go into the regular German containers (one for infantry, one for ordnance/vehicles), although I may need to do some combining to account for the new 4(5)-6-8 Assault Engineers.

Thoughts anyone?
  1. 1940 - Vehicles and Ordinance
  2. Vichy/Free
  3. Dinant German / Dinant Infomation/Fortification
My plan, Plano style
 

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Has anyone given thought to how to organize the 11 countersheets in CdG? There are three separate French OoB -- pre-Fall of France, Vichy France and Free French.

I use the Darice 32-compartment container and I was thinking of using one for all of the pre-Fall of France OoB (2 sheets of 1/2" counters, 2 sheets of 5/8" counters) and a second container for the Vichy French and Free French OoBs. I tend to maximize my ordnance/vehicle compartments since they are only accessed at the start of a scenario.

The German counters will go into the regular German containers (one for infantry, one for ordnance/vehicles), although I may need to do some combining to account for the new 4(5)-6-8 Assault Engineers.

Thoughts anyone?
Throw them ALL in a large green industrial trash bag. Grab as necessary.
 

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Have one of the larger 32-compartment containers for the 1940 French; a smaller 32-compartment containers for the Free French and a 15-compartment container for the Vichy French. Probably a few more containers for the balance of the 5/8’s counters. Not sure yet what to do with the new German counters— 46 more Opel Blitz Trucks and 30 more PzKfw 38(t) A’s!
 

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Plastic....

That is the answer...

Make sure the plastic can be sealed...

Don't want them counters going AWOL, or swimming in the rain....
 

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So far, so good. Got my Vichy French sorted into a 15-compartment container. Working on the French now. The 4-5-7's and 4-3-7's took up less space than anticipated.
 

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Also known as the "Bendis technique". ;-)
If anyone is curious I had an epic disaster. I stored my counters in little tool drawers about 15 years ago. They graced my mantle piece. Due to the weight the mantle piece detached and sent the whole kit flying. I had counters in my game room, hallway, and kitchen. I gathered them in a tall kitchen trash bag. It was 3/4 full. I reorganized to Plano after that......
 
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