Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

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Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby sjrwheeler » May 10th, 2012, 7:47 pm

Hello all,

I'm working on an effect, and i need to be able to control a card to 26th from the top. the strongest method i've found of doing this is Marlo's Incomplete Faro Control.
Alternatively i've used a corner short and riffle forced the 26th spot for the return of a card, but the faro control fits my story better.
However i am wondering if there are any other ways to control a card to 26th from the top?

thanks,

Sam

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Re: Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby Jamie Badman » May 16th, 2012, 12:28 pm

Control to top, run six cards, Out Faro, In Faro. No need for exact cuts.

sjrwheeler
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Re: Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby sjrwheeler » May 20th, 2012, 4:20 pm

Hi Jamie,

thanks, i like that a lot, i was pleasantly surprised when i tried it and found it worked. Especially since i did very non exact cuts.

thanks,

Sam

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Chas Nigh
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Re: Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby Chas Nigh » May 21st, 2012, 12:10 am

Harry Riser has a very good method in one of his books. It might be Escomateur.

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Re: Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby Corneilius Jay » August 31st, 2012, 10:48 am

Check out the chapter on key cards in The Royal Road to Card Magic

"The 26th card"

Hope this helped.
Regards.
Neil.

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Re: Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby magicfish » December 12th, 2012, 7:54 pm

Bruce Cervon. Ibidem. Confusion Incomplete.

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Re: Controlling A Card To 26th From The Top

Postby Steven Keyl » December 14th, 2012, 5:26 pm

Although it will work for the 26th position as well I've got a technique I call the Delayed Faro Control which allows one to put a selected card in any position with one or two faros. The full explanation is available here:

http://www.magicbookreport.com/2012/09/ ... o-control/

Enjoy.
Steven Keyl - Magic Book Report


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