Slip cut force

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Postby El Mystico » 06/08/05 06:59 AM

Can anyone point me to sources on information on good handlings of the slip cut force?
I've got one - but I can't remember where I got it from! I thought it was a Vernon handliung, but can't see reference to it in any of his books

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Postby Bob Coyne » 06/08/05 12:00 PM

There's a good description of the slip force in Carneycopia on pages 194-195. This particular handling is quite deceptive and is attributed to Marlo (Kabballa, Vol.1 No. 4, Dec 1971).
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Postby Jacky Kahan » 06/08/05 01:22 PM


If i remmeber correctly Gary Kurtz has some interesting subtleties on one of his videos.

Also i would suggest to check out there are lot's of references

Hope this helps

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Postby Bob Taxin » 06/08/05 02:03 PM

Doc Eason has one of the best versions I've seen. I believe it's on one of his videos. He's a great guy. If you contact him I'm sure he'd be happy to tell you where you can find it. He's at

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Postby David Acer » 06/08/05 02:47 PM

Hi El Mystico,

Gary Kurtz's very deceptive handling for the Slip Force can be found in UNEXPLAINABLE ACTS (pg 26).

Gary Ouellet's "Rotating Slip Force" is also worth a look (see FINGER ON THE CARD, ).
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Postby Scott Fridinger » 06/08/05 02:48 PM

I would agree with Bob on this one, I use his (Doc's) method, I thought I had come up with some original subtleties myself. Nope, Doc was already using them. His version of the force is on either the 1st or 2nd video of his 3 set bar magic DVDs.
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Postby Guest » 06/08/05 05:03 PM

I'm pretty sure the method Doc Eason uses on his videos is actually a J.C. Wagner handling.

Postby DChung » 06/08/05 10:29 PM

The slip force J.C. Wagner uses IS Marlo's handling from Kabbala. I guess this brings us full circle.

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Postby Jason Wethington » 06/08/05 10:43 PM

It always comes back to Marlo doesn't it :)

or Vernon ;)
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Postby El Mystico » 06/08/05 11:49 PM

The Vernon handling is in the Vernon Folio in Pallbearers - don't know how it compares with Marlo's.
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Postby Stefan Sprenger » 06/09/05 03:41 AM

On one of David Williamsons Videos from Ron Mac Millan is also a handling if am not mistaken!?

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Postby El Mystico » 06/09/05 04:57 AM

Thank you, everyone!!
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Postby Guest » 06/14/05 01:03 AM

Aaron Fisher has a move called the Covered Slip Cut. I think it's in his FISM 2003 Lecture Notes available
on his website.

Postby Guest » 06/14/05 10:07 AM

The (superb) Kurtz' handling is also in his (Kaufman) book "Unexplainable Acts"

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