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Topic: Nesting cups
Message: Posted by: fortasse (Aug 21, 2006 08:20PM)
Anyone familiar with Van Dokkum's nesting cups? How are they? Any good routines for them?

Message: Posted by: Bill Palmer (Aug 21, 2006 09:07PM)
I got the first set of both sizes. They are an interesting change off from a regular set of cups. They come with a routine by Mark Mason.

Mechanically and from a standpoint of workmanship they are excellent.
Message: Posted by: TheAmbitiousCard (Aug 21, 2006 11:51PM)
They seem like a very nice option for the strolling performer as they take up the space of one cup.
Message: Posted by: flimnar (Aug 22, 2006 01:50AM)
Certainly an interesting idea....I'd love to see a routine with a set. That said, I understand they don't come cheap; however, you get the quality you pay for.

Message: Posted by: Richard Evans (Aug 22, 2006 07:53AM)
On 2006-08-21 22:07, Bill Palmer wrote:
I got the first set of both sizes.

I saw the jumbo version on the museum website, but not on Auke's. Were these a custom order, Bill?
Message: Posted by: Bill Palmer (Aug 22, 2006 12:38PM)
No, Mark Mason sells them. There may be a routine for them on his web site as well.

These cups are not for everyone.

They would be very impractical to carry nested. You have to separate them before use. This can take a bit of wangling. (That's a Texas word.)
Message: Posted by: Richard Evans (Aug 22, 2006 04:50PM)
Thanks Bill, I'll take a look at Mark's site.

'Wangling' - that's one of those words that's universally recognised but not in any dictionary :)