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colour coins

Postby magicdiscoman » Oct 13th, '07, 19:22



The Effect:- coin and okito box routines with half dollar sized brass chips

Cost £45

Difficulty
(1=easy to do, 2=No sleights, but not so easy, 3=Some sleights used,
4=Advanced sleights used, 5=Suitable for experienced magicians only)
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Review
you get 9 coins and and a slim line okito box and a dvd of routines and moves for the coins.
http://www.markleveridge.co.uk/shopbask/products/ccns.html

Overall:-
the coins themselves are very close in size and thickness to a half dollar and have a brass rim and a large plastic highly coloured center, the only slight draw back is that the edges are not milled but this is not too much of a problem if you have a half decent clasic palm (shown but not explained on the dvd).
the okito box is a nice brass unit and the basic moves are taut thoroughly and clearly demonstrated, although my dvd developed a fault after the mind reader routine.
you can do all the routines you can do with regular coins a well as some that need a certain shall we say bi-polar gimick and coin slieghts like the bobo switch and double turn over are clearly explained, the routines are easily in the scope of anyone with a basic coin knowledge and a great accompliment to bob's book as they are universal and not linited to any currency or country which was my main reason for purchase.
i recomend thease to any coin worker who wants to do coin magic for children or were there is a language barrier to overcum.

there is curently no plan for a expanded gimick, which would top off this excelent coin set, perhaps this and a set of coloured chips for coins across routines could be considered in the future.

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Postby FRK » Oct 13th, '07, 19:49

Looks good, did you score this baby out of ten?

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Postby magicdiscoman » Oct 13th, '07, 20:22

i'd have to give this a definate 9.5 out of 10, purely for the none turned edges and since i have been able to access all of the video, only the bup files were corrupt, a special mention should go to the two routines below were the seights previosly mentioned as shown but not explained are covered more fully.

Box Jumpers - a red coin is dropped into a brass box and instantly changes places with a yellow coin, an okito version of a substitution trunk, you can have this one setup ready to go in the box and it resets itself, which with a bit of thought could be adapted for two coin boxes. :wink: :wink:

Confusing Coins - a ‘Hopping Halves’ type routine in which two different coloured coins keep jumping together before changing colour entirely, with a hopping half set, setting you back around £30, this set is more of a bargin than first thought.

with all the material included in the dvd, a purple backed one, some of marks other routines could eaisily be duplicated, but i recomend you buy his lecture notes on thease routines so he still gets paid for his work. :lol:

that reminds me must check if he has lecture notes on his walk about coin routine. :?:

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Postby magicdiscoman » Mar 3rd, '11, 16:34

http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk12/magicdiscoservices/DSC_00057.jpg update thease coins are still in my set but as I use the subtrunk idea coin set and okito box all the time, I have updated the remaining colour coins to rabbit coins.
http://i276.photobucket.com/albums/kk12/magicdiscoservices/DSC_00054.jpg
I was hopeing mr ledveridge would do some of the popular gaffs for his green or red chips but to date despite some polite badgering on my part he has no plans to produce any hence my search for alternatives

with illusionist doing there own set of artifact coins, maybey they will do some gafffs to go with them insted.

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