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taller8
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Is there such a routine using 2 or 3 identical non stacking chop cups?

Just wondering.
Tom Fenton
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A while ago I was working on a routine with two cups called Good Cup/Bad Cup.

I must get back to that.
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Richard Doyle
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RNT use to sell a set of cups and balls using a chop cup as one of the cups. I don't know if they still sell this set or not.
LeoH
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I have a set of copper cups were one is a chop, but I do not know the maker.
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I believe Bazar de magia sells single brass chop cups that match the rest of their cup range,they look the same from the outside but have a noticeable difference on the inside but,if you were to use 2 or 3 of these no one would notice.
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I'm not sure the other replies are addressing your questions. They are referring to a combo set of cups, which is essentially a set of cups for the cups and balls, where one of the cups is chopped. These are quite common.

You are asking however if a routine exists using 2 or 3 chop cups, that are non-stacking. For example, 2 Don Alan cups, which are non-stacking. I have not heard of one, if one exists. Sounds like an interesting challenge though. Why don't you come up with one!
Tom Fenton
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My routine uses two non-stacking, identical chop cups.

I have taken it up again.
It's a bit of a challenge.
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David Reagal has a routine with 3 C Cups, though not used in the conventional CC way.
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ursusminor
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There is, if memory serves me, a routine by Marlo, in "Arcade Dreams" that uses three Ch****d cups.

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Howie Diddot
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Ursusminor

Which brings up the question, would anyone know how common is a chop cup stacking and nesting routine with three chopped cups while using chopped and straight balls to perform the vanishes and appearances
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The approach known as "Scout Around" that uses the new collapsible silicon Boy Scout cups can use multiple cups is several different configurations -- and either Chopped or not at will "on the fly." Since these can also pick up a ball from the flat table many effects are possible that cannot be achieved with regular cups. The eBook described many Moves and Sleights that can be used to construct multi-cup routines. Check eversway.com
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wandmgc8
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Thought I would add that I have a set of two wooden cups made, I think, by Mikame that are just cylindrical, both of which are "chopped". One cup is slightly smaller and slides inside the other with a "glove" fit. Bottoms are not recessed. It's a neat little set, and, routines can vary, but, I never get time to work with them.

Thanks...Michael
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Make one up...! I have two 3-chop sets, because I like how clean it is. Although its so easy it feels like cheating. Smile
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