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How to Make Soft Coins

Don’t you hate it when you make the “move” and you hear the scraping of metal on metal or that dreaded coin click where it shouldn’t be? The usual answer is find junk silver that have smooth, worn finishes that allow coins to slide together soundlessly. Finding 4 coins that meet this criteria is easier […]

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Coin Magic – Triple Threat and 3CM Alternative

Let me start out by saying I want a Todd Lassen Triple Threat and a Jamie Schoolcraft 3CM. I just can’t justify the $450 price tag. I’ve got both volumes from Troy Hooser’s series – Destroyers and Momments and I’m looking forward to working through the coin magic material using a Triple Threat or 3CM […]

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Artifact Coins R2

Have you seen the price of a single Morgan Silver dollar? A few years ago I paid about $25 per coin and of course I wanted to do 3 Fly, Coins Across and other variants so I ended up shelling out about $100 for 4 Morgan Silver Dollars.  That’s a lot of coin for a […]

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Dollar Sized Japanese Coin Magic

I’ve been playing with a few of the coin magic moves from Ponta the Smith Sick DVD and noticed the large dollar sized Japanese coin he uses in his Spellbound presentation.  I found a few at SEO Magic and ordered both their dollar sized Old Japanese Coin and a few of their half dollar versions. […]

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How to Repair a Flipper Coin

Magic meetings are filled with grabby hands eager to play with other magician’s props.  For this reason, I’ve always been hesitant to hand out any gimmicked coins to the performer who promises to handle the coin magic trick gimmick carefully.  A few years ago at the Columbus Magi-Fest convention, Troy Hooser had brought in a […]

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Finding Morgan Silver Dollar Coins

Here is the thing with coin magic tricks – they are visual effects and nothing looks better than a flash of silver leaping from one hand to the other only to vanish before it reaches its destination. If you’re going to perform coin magic, you’ve got several options to consider

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