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#1379534 - 10/04/14 09:54 PM Any experience with these foraging treasure chests
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http://www.go-fast-track.com/catalog/item/8462446/9509260.htm

I didn't want to bug fast track twice in one day (they forgot to send my bonding pouch) because they've been going through a tough time recently, so I thought I'd ask you guys. Any experience with these, and if so, did they work ok? I just tried seven of my twelve, and only found two that closed (and if you flick those they pop open).
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#1379539 - 10/05/14 04:03 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Beki516]
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Oh, I got more to work; the piece connecting the top and bottom of the chest wasn't bent enough, and the force of it trying to straighten was the problem for a bunch of them.
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#1379540 - 10/05/14 04:03 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Beki516]
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I used them for years, and used to even sell them. I still have a few laying around. My experience with them was good. You would get one once in a while that wouldnt stay shut, or the tabs that hold it closed would break off. But for the most part I was happy with them and the gliders liked them.
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#1379557 - 10/05/14 11:37 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: JillMarie]
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Originally Posted By: JillMarie
You would get one once in a while that wouldnt stay shut, or the tabs that hold it closed would break off.


:agreed: And this will happen regardless of where you get them; its just how cheapie toys are made. wink
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#1379596 - 10/06/14 07:20 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Beki516]
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You can use the cheap plastic Easter eggs as foraging toys!
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#1379604 - 10/06/14 11:22 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Ela11]
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Originally Posted By: Ela11
You can use the cheap plastic Easter eggs as foraging toys!


Try to find the smaller size if you can. They are easier for them to manage wink
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#1379611 - 10/06/14 01:47 PM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Beki516]
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I'll keep and eye out for those eggs. The chests are working now, just had to get the bed in the attachment piece :-)
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#1379627 - 10/07/14 09:31 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Beki516]
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Registered: 01/31/13
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My babies don't seem to get the Easter eggs. Mine only like the treasure chests. I have had a few break also :thumbd: And honestly as cheap as the chests are, if they break you can easily buy more. Easter eggs are nice but you can only find them one time a year.
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#1379633 - 10/07/14 10:06 AM Re: Any experience with these foraging treasure chests [Re: Beki516]
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I get them at thrift stores. The ones here have them all the time. I look for the thinner more flexible ones. Very hard and bigger ones can be too hard to open
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