Cups and Balls
Cups and Balls Magic Reviews
Product: Copper Mini's
Maker: James P
Price: No Longer Available
As these particular cups are no longer available I guess the
price is whatever you are prepared to pay for them. The cups which have replaced these are the Riser
Midi Traditionals which can be found half way down here.
The Midi Traditionals are $225 so assuming that they
replace these cups then I would say that $225 is a fair price for them.
As these are no longer in production I bought these second
hand and received the cups and a very nicely made bag. Luckily I have sets of balls in all
Delivery Time /
The seller got these to me in 5 days from the United States, very
well packaged and they arrived in perfect condition.
I keep promising not to buy any more cups but I have been
looking for some of these for a long time and so I caved in and boy am I glad I
With a stacked height of a hair
over 4 1/4", individual cups height of a hair over 2" and an inner mouth diameter of around the same, these cups
will fit in your jacket pocket easily.
These cups are very well made and
no corners have been cut. They are well designed and deceptive too. For instance, they will actually
fit 3 3/4" balls on the saddle when stacked and for cups of that size that's quite remarkable. They also take
a golf ball with ease so I am going shopping at the pet shop to see what final loads I can
These little beauties are easily
durable enough to be workers for table hopping etc and will no doubt become a favourite.
They are perfectly suitable in every way. I love the look of
tarnished coper so I am letting these turn, they have a great weight for such small cups and they handle
perfectly. So far I have not found a move that I do with "regular" size cups that these wont
Overall I don't see how anyone couldn't fall in love with
these little cups. They are perfectly manufactured (by a true artisan), feel great, handle beautifully
and will only get better with age.
Readers of my reviews will know
that I create routines all of my favourite cups (and chop cups) and I have discovered something
about these cups and different combinations of ball sizes that makes for something very unique
So, overall 5 out of 5 and my favourite little set of mini cups!
Also, if any of you are members of cupscon, my good friend Bruce Smith has also
reviewed a set of these here.
James P Riser
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