Coin Ditcher

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Postby y3xprm » 02/10/13 07:20 PM

I am glad to announce that Library.com has released my new eBook: Coin Ditcher Gimmick.

Thank you for your attention and support. Mark

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http://www.lybrary.com/coin-ditcher-gim ... 55520.html
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Postby Pete McCabe » 02/11/13 02:43 PM

Quick review:

This is a good update of an old principle/device. The resulting product is simple but effective.

Warning, though: The ad says "The Coin Ditcher is made using readily available, low-cost materials." But this is only true if you own an angle grinder. Otherwise you'll have to take some of the readily available low-cost materials to someone to do the work for you.

This is not mentioned anywhere in the advertisingI consider this a significant omission.
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Postby Bob Farmer » 02/11/13 03:33 PM

Damn, I just sold my angle grinder as part of a clearout of stuff I don't need anymore (e.g., acetylene welding torch, oil drilling rig, etc.)
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Postby erdnasephile » 02/11/13 05:41 PM

Pete:

Looks like the author added this caveat:

"[Note: The author suggests to use an angle grinder in a part of the build process. However, an angle grinder is not really necessary. It will make the job easier and faster but you can do the same with a hand metal saw and a file]"

How much longer would the job take with saw and file v. angle grinder?
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Postby y3xprm » 02/11/13 07:46 PM

Good question, erdnasephile. The job with a handsaw and file will take about 15-20 minutes. Using a powertool, 3 to 5 minutes.
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Postby erdnasephile » 02/11/13 08:24 PM

Thanks, Mark!
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Postby y3xprm » 02/12/13 04:28 PM

Here is a link with some reviews and comments about the Coin Ditcher Gimmick.

http://www.themagiccafe.com/forums/view ... start=0#23
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