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Jay
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When the koins are in 'ready-to-perform' set-up, i.e. green/pink and pink/green, are the gimmicks supposed to be really loose? That is, if I were to turn the koins over without supporting the bottoms, are they supposed to be able to fall right off? I ask this because I just got mine today from an eBayer who said they were new, and they certainly do look it. I was just surprised that the thin parts are not at all m*******. Once the trick is done, they sure do stick well, and can be examined without any fear. It's just that beginning part I might need to worry about. If you guys say that this is normal, then I guess I could just work on the handling to be nice and slow and sure that the piece is in the right place. If this is not normal, well then, I shall contact the fellow who sold it to me and inquire accordingly.

Thanks, Jay Smile
RiffClown
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Yes, If they are too tight or sticky, the "gimmick" will not operate properly. Please note the oil from your hand will also make them sticky so clean them periodically. As long a the gimmicks are not loose in the finish position, you have a good set.
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Scott F. Guinn
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Riff is right--that's how it works. You want them to come off easily.
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Lonnie Dilan
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kamillion koins are fun, but if I remember correctly you can actually handle them in the get ready position without the plates falling off.

I'll have to check my set out tonight. It's been a few years since I have messed with them.
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