Arturo Ascanio

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Arturo Ascanio

Postby Guest » June 18th, 2007, 10:54 am

Lately I have been really into Arturo Ascanio's work, so I was thinking about getting [url=http:////]The Magic of Ascanio Vol.2[/url] . Now I am wondering if this is worth the price, because $52.50 is quite a bit of coin. And is the material taught good/workable?

Sorry for such a "n00b" question. But any help would be great!

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Re: Arturo Ascanio

Postby Jim Maloney_dup1 » June 18th, 2007, 11:21 am

The Ascanio book is very good if you're interested in his work. The double techniques and variations on the Ascanio Spread are very interesting. As far as the tricks go, be aware that a number of them are (very good) variations on Oil and Water and Ace Assemblies. If those tricks don't appeal to you, then you may not get your full money's worth out of it. However, there are some other tricks which are very nice. My favorite is his handling of LePaul's Torn and Restored Card.


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Re: Arturo Ascanio

Postby Jeff Eline » June 28th, 2007, 6:51 pm

Any updates on Vol 3?

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