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^ I agree w/ J-Mac!
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Reviving an old post about this.
Does anyone know if this fits expanded sh**ls?
Would it play nicely with the coins from a triception set? I suspect it would, but want to confirm.

Thanks!
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On Apr 20, 2016, tonsofquestions wrote:
Reviving an old post about this.
Does anyone know if this fits expanded sh**ls?
Would it play nicely with the coins from a triception set? I suspect it would, but want to confirm.

Thanks!


Just tried it. Yes, the WL shell from my Triception set fits in Bob's Box.
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Wonderful. Thanks!
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On Dec 19, 2013, aqmagish20 wrote:
I don't understand why we call it a box. It's not really a box is it? Probably a topic for another time, sorry to digress.


The story I heard was Okito suffered from indigestion and discovered the important "thing" about the lid of his pill box. Trying out his discovery with some coins, the "pill box" became a coin box. Whether it was a cardboard pill box or a fancy silver one, I don't know. Here's a photo of a nice silver one.

http://davidkuchta-designs.com/wp-conten......x447.jpg
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On Dec 19, 2013, aqmagish20 wrote:
I don't understand why we call it a box. It's not really a box is it? Probably a topic for another time, sorry to digress.


I would call it a box. It isn't square or rectangular, but on the other hand it's a container with a lid. Good enough for me Smile
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On Dec 19, 2013, aqmagish20 wrote:
I don't understand why we call it a box. It's not really a box is it? Probably a topic for another time, sorry to digress.


I would call it a box. It isn't square or rectangular, but on the other hand it's a container with a lid. Good enough for me Smile


A hat box (generally) isn't square or rectangular either.
See: https://www.google.com/search?q=hat+box&tbm=isch

I think most Okito-type boxes are supposed to be similar to / reminiscent of an old fashion pill box.
As such, "back in the day" they would likely have been seen as ordinary objects and not a special magic prop.
See: https://www.google.com/search?q=pill+box&tbm=isch
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For extra coins besides the two that come with it, do the standard m* ones work (i.e., the right amount of m* and pol*ty)? Or does Bob have more of the right ones to buy? Thanks
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Good question. I'd like to know too. Maybe I'll send an email to Mark and ask him.

Thanks!

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I asked same question from Penguin, where I got mine, and they say most standard m* halfs should work (but maybe not cheap knock-offs).
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I purchased Bob's Box back when it released. I really liked the concept, but I felt like I was handling an inexpensive plastic toy. I ended up selling it on the Café. If a heavy copper or brass box is manufactured for dollar sized coins, I would consider buying it again.

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I have the box, the coins, the dvd (but cannot find my dvd player or my dvd ext drive for my Surface Pro 7 right now) can someone PM me what the special cards are that come with the set so I can dig them out (I assume at least one is a s**m card but I would like a full breakdown) Thanks. Also, I will post when I have my answer so I don't get a full PM box. Smile
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I have the box, the coins, the dvd (but cannot find my dvd player or my dvd ext drive for my Surface Pro 7 right now) can someone PM me what the special cards are that come with the set so I can dig them out (I assume at least one is a s**m card but I would like a full breakdown) Thanks. Also, I will post when I have my answer so I don't get a full PM box. Smile


I didn't receive any cards with Bob's Box. Use any ordinary card.
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On my new review show I look at classic items as well as the newest releases.

On this weeks episode we look at Bobs Box and my son performs the classic routine with the box. Bottom line it’s an awesome prop you should own if you are into coin magic.

Here the link to the show

https://youtu.be/UAtJ-itYGNI

Any questions just let me know. Thanks.
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