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    Those sealed pound tin style money boxes....

    You know the ones that look like a tin of soup style can?


    about 8 inches tall and about 5 diameter, any ideas how much they hold in pound coins? i've heard around the 500 mark, just wondering like

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    Off the top of my head, the one I have has a scale and goes up to 400 but it could lie

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    ahhhhh, just wondered like, i have one nearly full but dont fancy opening it just yet

    moved it today to clean under it/around it etc and thought bloody hell, wieghs a fair bit like

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    Weigh it, just found out on goggle a pound coin weighs 9.5 grams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by James_D View Post
    Weigh it, just found out on goggle a pound coin weighs 9.5 grams.
    need to know how much the tin weighs though

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    I'm sure you could guess that though

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    Just give or take a fiver. Will give him an idea of how much is in.

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    DO IT jack,

    I'm curious now, on your behalf

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lawis. View Post
    I'm sure you could guess that though
    Quote Originally Posted by James_D View Post
    Just give or take a fiver. Will give him an idea of how much is in.
    agreed, I guess he's just looking for a ballpark figure

    I want to know as well

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    I'd put a quid on jack being weighing that pot right now

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    About £400.

    I had one with pound coins in, the other with 10's/20's/50's. I opened the pound one when it was pretty much half full and it had about £200 in it:

    Last edited by Karrrl; 19-06-2011 at 16:26.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karrrl View Post
    About £400.

    I had one with pound coins in, the other with 10's/20's/50's. I opened the pound one when it was pretty much half full and it had about £200 in it,=.

    Worst, i'm rich post, ever

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lawis. View Post
    Worst, i'm rich post, ever
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    Hmmmm may well weigh it then

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    do a guess thread, and the winner gets half the money

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    Quote Originally Posted by Y9 View Post
    do a guess thread, and the winner gets all the money
    agreed

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    Just realised there's a fair few £2 coins in there too

    It wieghed in a 2675g though

    so about 300 quid :/ thought there'd be more than that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lawis. View Post
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    I was helping Jack out you penis. That took me about a year and a half to save up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Karrrl View Post
    I was helping Jack out you penis. That took me about a year and a half to save up.
    Was only pulling your leg babe

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    I hope it's about £500! Mum has one that only has £2 coins in which is almost full and said she's gonna give me it for my birthday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by svarc07 View Post
    I hope it's about £500! Mum has one that only has £2 coins in which is almost full and said she's gonna give me it for my birthday.
    watch she doesn't switch it for a can of hotdogs

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Chris.T_ View Post
    watch she doesn't switch it for a can of hotdogs
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    where can I get one of these? haha I used to have one but opened it and always wanted another

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