The Trilogy by Dan and Dave Buck

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Postby Guest » 06/23/07 05:23 PM

Has anyone seen this new release? Though I am not a huge fan of the flourishes some of the material seemed very good and clean. I was wondering what anyone else thought.

While some of the productions caught my eye I had to wonder is this origanal or did they take it from other people?
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Postby Mike Rozek » 06/23/07 09:16 PM

I hadn't planned on picking Trilogy up until I heard John Lovick's one word review at Luke Jermay's lecture last Wednesday.

I believe the word was "Great". It may have been "Fantastic". Either way, that's high enough praise for me, and it's now on my "must buy" list.
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Postby Guest » 06/23/07 09:18 PM

It is their original material. Some moves/cuts are based on the work of others, as the case with all magic publications, but these items are credited. If you like visual, sometimes difficult material, then I highly recommend the Bucks' work and the Trilogy especially.
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Postby Guest » 06/24/07 05:42 AM

Just because of the way I perform I don't do a lot of florishes. This is the biggest turnoff for me. I really don't want to pa 85$ for something I am not really sure on.
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Postby Guest » 06/24/07 08:29 PM

Well, a third of the Trilogy is effects, a third is complicated flourish work, and a third is cool extra stuff ( color changes, less complicated flourishes). The effects in the Trilogy all are simple (not necessarily so in the handling), direct, and visual. If that sounds appealing then buy it. I don't use a lot of flourishes while performing, but do use some in between effects. I would say the Trilogy is worth it even if you are not into complicated flourishes.
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Postby Guest » 06/25/07 05:31 AM

I probably won't get it. I don't do enough card work to justifiy such a purchase. I have moved into coins more now.
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Postby Guest » 06/25/07 10:42 AM

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