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Topic: Chop Baseballs
Message: Posted by: pattrick (Mar 18, 2019 07:29PM)
It there a source for 1 1/4 inch baseballs, with one of them "chopped"? Thank you, Pattrick
Message: Posted by: Boomer (Mar 18, 2019 08:35PM)
I did a google search, chop cup baseballs.

https://www.stevensmagic.com/shop/baseballs-chop-cup-1-5/


Dave
Message: Posted by: pattrick (Mar 19, 2019 07:21AM)
Dave, Thank you for the tip.
Message: Posted by: pattrick (Apr 5, 2019 06:44AM)
I received my new very nice chop baseball set, but alas the magnets are not strong enough and takes FOREVER for them to attract in the cup. I’ve tried different cups I have with no luck. Although the routine will work with the knitted adjustable ball I use the flow of the routine with baseballs growing just makes more sense. Do chop cups come with different strength magnets or a way to move the magnet in the ball?
Message: Posted by: Aaron Smith Magic (Apr 8, 2019 10:02PM)
I don't use the chopped baseballs, but I do have a set of regular baseballs by Leo Smetsers and they are awesome. Maybe try those.

https://www.vanishingincmagic.com/magic/chop-cups/chop-cup-balls-white-leather/
Message: Posted by: Rainboguy (Apr 9, 2019 11:54AM)
Pattrick:

Hang in there.........there's a good chance that SOMEWHERE out there is a Chop Cup Baseball with the right "innards" to work great with your particular "strength" of Chop Cup.

If not, don't despair, because there are some magicians here on The Magic Café whom, I believe, can help you or at least help steer you in the right directions.....You May want to consider looking them up and PM'ing Them....one is Frank Starsinic who owns THE AMBITIOUS Card.....they have GREAT STUFF For Cups'n'Balls and Chop Cup workers, as does Donnie Buckley (sp?) who Owns Rings 'n' Things II, and who stocks (or at least did stock) adjustable-strength Chop Cup Balls, although I'm not so sure that they would be available as chopped, adjustable baseballs.

Having said that, personally, to me at least" it's the "feel and/or force of the DISCHARGE of the chop ball" that's critical to your movements and timing in your routine, so, IF the load baseballs for any reason, don't cut and run YET, that is if your're absolutely SET on using baseballs, and that could be "PLAN B", which is a non-gimmicked cup using our old friend, the Magnetic Ring that You're wearing....

I'm confidant that you'll figure it out.
Message: Posted by: pattrick (Apr 13, 2019 06:41AM)
Thanks Rainbo Guy !!
Message: Posted by: miltos (Apr 24, 2019 04:22AM)
Https://www.elchopcup.com/accesorios-accesories/
Message: Posted by: Geoff Pfeiffer (Apr 24, 2019 05:38PM)
Pattrick, I sent you a pm to try.