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Donnie Buckley
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The best way I've found to give a quick squeeze a cup that's out of round is to sit on a chair and put the cup between your thighs and squeeze you knees together slowly.
You can exert more pressure and its applied more evenly.
To get a cup truly round, you can stack it over a tapered cylinder and tap it's saddle with a rubber mallet - but the cylinder has to be the proper dimensions, and the cup has to be made from something more resilient than .032 brass. Smile
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These were fairly easy to "eyeball." The metal is very thin and has no "spring" to it. However, the suggestion about the use of a cylinder is very good. Sometimes a heavy steel cup works fairly well!

BTW, Murphy's has these. The suggested retail is $65.
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I have a set of these. Maybe I just got lucky, but mine are fine and I would say these are my favorite set of cups because of the ornate designs. People love checking them out. Granted, they aren't the thickest material, but I find them sturdy enough and I think they are the perfect size. Not too big, not too small. I don't have a ruler, but the load size is about a small to medium size lemon.

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