Spellbound Changes

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Nate Green
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Spellbound Changes

Postby Nate Green » September 1st, 2009, 12:31 am

I have been attempting getting the moves down for a Spellbound routine. However, I am not doing very well with the coin clip as it is explained in Stars of Magic. My fingers are a bit knobby therefore the fleshy sides of my fingers don't come together enough to keep the coin securely in place. Any suggestions on alternative spellbound moves with this in mind?

Thank you,
Nate

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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Chris Deleo » September 1st, 2009, 7:28 am

instead of the "purse palm", use a standard "finger palm" for the first change.

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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby David Acer » September 1st, 2009, 3:49 pm

Richard Sanders uses a "pinch" rather than a palm in this Spellbound move explained in the latest Magicana (i.e., September 2009):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWZWRmv-bwg
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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Jonathan Townsend » September 1st, 2009, 5:22 pm

Hi Nate - I worked out the "circular spell" for pretty much that same reason.
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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Denis Behr » September 2nd, 2009, 2:41 am

And here it is (along with numerous other visual transformation sleights): Circular Spell

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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Nate Green » September 4th, 2009, 8:40 pm

I will look these up. I appreciate the help.

Sincerely,
Nate

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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Bill Duncan » September 5th, 2009, 1:54 am

If we're going to start dumping moves on the guy...

Sol Stone's Tumble Switch/Change in COINMAGIC is the best. And it's dead easy to modify for a continuous change.

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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Richard Kaufman » September 5th, 2009, 10:29 am

There must be a hundred Spellbound moves published in various places. The idea of visibly changing one coin to another as you rub it goes back long before Spellbound, of course. You might look at the original Edward Victor routine that many feel inspired Vernon.
You'll also find a bunch of Spellbound moves in my books CoinMagic and David Roth's Expert Coin Magic.
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Re: Spellbound Changes

Postby Jacky Kahan » September 5th, 2009, 4:08 pm

Maybe THIS one? published in Genii (July 2005)


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