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Bob Farmer
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Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby Bob Farmer » July 29th, 2013, 10:07 am

I have two questions:

1. Does anyone have a source for thin Bicycle shim cards? Some I've seen are too thick and cannot be handled by a spectator.

2. Has anyone thought of printing, say, a 10 of Spades on a blank-faced Bicycle card but using magnetic ink? This ink is used to print checks. I have no idea if the ink would be strong enough to be attracted by a magnetic. There is also magnetic paint (from Home Depot).

Any info would be appreciated.

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby Bill Mullins » July 29th, 2013, 10:50 am

This doesn't' answer your question, but the ink in a U.S. dollar bill is slightly magnetic. You can crease a note longways, and balance it on a piece of wire pointed upwards, and a magnet will pull it around like a compass needle.

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby CardMaker » July 29th, 2013, 11:15 am

The finest and thinnest shim cards can be found here:

http://www.magicbycardmaker.com/handmade-cards.html

Make sure to read the "Feedback" page too ;-)

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby Bob Farmer » July 29th, 2013, 12:30 pm

Bernd:

Are the cards available as USPC Bicycles?

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby Frank Quiroz » July 29th, 2013, 3:58 pm

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby Steve Hook » July 29th, 2013, 5:19 pm

Have you seen any of these cards, Bob?

The SHIMpossible Deck:
http://www.hocus-pocus.com/magicshop/product_detail.cfm?item=20956

They may be too thick. It says that the 52 cards come in TWO boxes. I doubt if they FILL two boxes but they're obviously thicker than a normal card.

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby CardMaker » July 30th, 2013, 2:30 am

Standard USPCC Bicycle Riderback.
Anything else possible too.

And not only in Germany - I ship worldwide.

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Re: Magnetic Shim Cards

Postby Tom Gilbert » September 21st, 2013, 8:14 pm

I was going to bring up Gary Plants work. Can't be beat.


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