same as you, plus 3 and enough to make
Posted: Feb 17, 2003 7:35pm
I can comment on the shell set, which I assume is a silver set? That's probably a good purchase, not only for the shell, which is simply the best around, but also the four ordinary coins, which is all you'll need for a while.
I haven't seen the ETMMM series, however, so I can't say much there. I got started with books, but I know it would have saved quite a bit of time if I could have actually seen some of the things performed back then.
All I can say is take the time to learn the basics, since in Coinmagic there's not too much distance between the basics and the most advanced moves.
Learn a good coins across without the shell first, then use the shell routine only when necessary. This does not conserve any valuable resource, but you will learn quite a lot in learning when the shell is "necessary".
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