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Every time I contact a magic store, they are out of thimbles. Anyone know any place besides a magic store to buy the plastic thimbles? All I can find at my local fabric stores are the metal ones.
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I use metal ones I bought from a fabric shop. There was a number of sizes and I could try them on to match each finger. They even nest.

You could paint them or put a thin piece of tape around the base if you don't like the metal look.
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I have the Fakini thimbles in bright pink, with a neon green one for a color change, along with a jumbo finale in green for the big finish. I love the feel of them! They are bigger than a "normal" thimble, but the colors are killer! Very bright and eye catching. I got them through and highly recommend them. Best of luck,
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I would stay away from the "Universal Thimble Set". It was highly reviewed and is for all intents and purposes very well made. However, the simple fact that the thimbles don't nest at all was the killer drawback for me...ergo, they sit in a chest, not being used.

My first set was made of plastic that I found individually at a fabric store. They served me well for years.

I don't do a thimble routine right now, for a variety of reasons.

Anyway, just my two cents.

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You can find some inexpensive thimbles at Daytona magic ... around $15.00 for a plastic set with different color thimbles. Smile
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Yep, the Vernet Set: 16 thimbles, 8 white and 4 pairs of red, blue, green, and yellow.
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