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by Talbot
December 11th, 2009, 11:31 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Magic 1400s-1950s
Replies: 48
Views: 9559

Re: Magic 1400s-1950s

Thanks Richard. Not having the full version to comapre to this abbreviated version is still an impressive book particularly for $30 or less. Plus I can read it without getting a hernia!
by Talbot
December 11th, 2009, 10:15 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Magic 1400s-1950s
Replies: 48
Views: 9559

Re: Magic 1400s-1950s

I picked up an abbreviated copy of the Taschen Circus book (approx. 360 pages) at Chapters (In Canada) for approx. $30.00. I wonder if they will print an abbrevaited version of the Magic book next year for the general public? Could not find any refernce to this smaller version on their website.
by Talbot
September 8th, 2009, 12:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Did You Know Bob Nixon of Maine?
Replies: 4
Views: 771

Re: Did You Know Bob Nixon of Maine?

Hi Ray: I knew Bob for many years. We met by chance in Halifax, Nova Scotia at a Busker Festival and became very good friends. I would only see Bob once or twice a year but it was always something I looked forward to. Bob had a fantastic wit and loved to debate the current issues. I still think of h...
by Talbot
July 21st, 2009, 4:16 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Iogear - Digital Scribe: Pen w/ OCR software
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: Iogear - Digital Scribe: Pen w/ OCR software

Mentalist James Biss has some work on this device in his new book "Mind Blowing".

JT
by Talbot
May 21st, 2009, 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: magnets
Replies: 17
Views: 3303

Re: magnets

Check out the book "Driving Force", a great resource on everything about magnets.

John
by Talbot
April 29th, 2009, 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: magnets
Replies: 17
Views: 3303

Re: magnets

Two more sources....

"Magnetic Magic" published by Klutz books
"Dot's Magic" by Bob McAllister, some great effects using tiny neodymium magnets.

John Talbot
by Talbot
March 17th, 2009, 1:32 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: Flash paper Igniter
Replies: 4
Views: 3127

Re: Flash paper Igniter

I believe what you are looking for is called "The Pen" and is available at <!-- w --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.ahouseoffire.com">www.ahouseoffire.com</a><!-- w --> This is a roller ball style pen with an ignitor built in it. Simply touch the end of the pen to the flash paper to ...

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