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by Chas Nigh
September 16th, 2020, 12:39 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for al Stranger miracle poker machine
Replies: 51
Views: 1883

Re: Looking for al Stranger miracle poker machine

If anyone is interested in the Fitch Cheney 5 Card Trick find it here- https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/read/ ... ey-mulcahy
by Chas Nigh
August 12th, 2020, 11:36 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB - Complete Walton by Roy Walton
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: WTB - Complete Walton by Roy Walton

I just sent you a quote. Have a look.
by Chas Nigh
August 10th, 2020, 2:42 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB - Complete Walton by Roy Walton
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: WTB - Complete Walton by Roy Walton

I have volumes 1 and 2. Please pm me at charlni9@aol.com.
by Chas Nigh
June 13th, 2020, 11:49 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Really?
Replies: 3
Views: 1090

Re: Really?

In the words or Mr. Burns - EXCELLENT!
by Chas Nigh
May 24th, 2020, 7:03 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Opinions on initial Wild Card display
Replies: 87
Views: 3558

Re: Opinions on initial Wild Card display

Does anyone still do Derek Dingle's version of Gypsy Curse? I think it has WC beat by a mile and they see all backs at the finish. Plus no Biddle Count.
by Chas Nigh
May 17th, 2020, 6:15 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Revealed: Magic Tricks Displayed on USPC Playing Cards
Replies: 15
Views: 1025

Re: Revealed: Magic Tricks Displayed on USPC Playing Cards

Thanks for causing me to laugh my ass off.
by Chas Nigh
May 8th, 2020, 11:57 am
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Untouched
Replies: 48
Views: 8934

Re: Untouched

AT THE TABLE LIVE LECTURE STARRING RYAN SCHULTZ The Future Card 2018 is a good start.
by Chas Nigh
May 5th, 2020, 4:14 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Prof. Vertelli, a forgotten magician
Replies: 16
Views: 2281

Re: Prof. Vertelli, a forgotten magician

(C) Morcom's House of Novelties, Albert Melville Morcom, sole owner, Oakland, Calif
by Chas Nigh
May 2nd, 2020, 3:31 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: dry hands
Replies: 36
Views: 6483

Re: dry hands

WORKING HANDS is an excellent solution. It lasts longer and doesn't mess up your cards.
by Chas Nigh
March 26th, 2020, 12:15 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: CARDWORKS By Richard Kaufman
Replies: 52
Views: 9001

Re: CARDWORKS By Richard Kaufman

This is kind of strange. The bill Tarr Note book is selling for more than a 100.00 on eBay. In fact, there are quite a few listings starting at 86.00. Who would have thunk.
by Chas Nigh
February 2nd, 2020, 6:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Whose Hands are These?
Replies: 35
Views: 4174

Re: Whose Hands are These?

Nobody mentioned Marlo.
by Chas Nigh
August 14th, 2019, 9:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 43
Views: 9183

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

I bought a pair of Ace decks and tossed them an hour later. Complete trash.
by Chas Nigh
August 9th, 2019, 1:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Premium Quality Playing Cards
Replies: 43
Views: 9183

Re: Premium Quality Playing Cards

If you like THICK, these cards are for you. Beautiful cards.
by Chas Nigh
June 23rd, 2019, 11:55 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: On Tommy Wonder's Tamed Card
Replies: 27
Views: 8385

Re: On Tommy Wonder's Tamed Card

I tried double stick tape and 3M post-it glue stick and ended up coming back to wax. A tiny flattened spot in 2 opposite corners. It's invisible and just the right tackiness. This is a great idea. It will prevent the substance from spreading to the rest of the pack. I am going to use this. but I pu...
by Chas Nigh
February 11th, 2019, 9:16 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: The Big Book of Rising Cards by Claude Klingsor
Replies: 31
Views: 10902

Re: The Big Book of Rising Cards by Claude Klingsor

Chas Nigh wrote:You may not know it, but the thing also contains the same method that Ted Baxter uses in his commercial version.
by Chas Nigh
February 10th, 2019, 1:52 pm
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: The Big Book of Rising Cards by Claude Klingsor
Replies: 31
Views: 10902

Re: The Big Book of Rising Cards by Claude Klingsor

Will Ayling also wrote a small treatise on the Rising Cards. He includes some very modern methods.
by Chas Nigh
February 4th, 2019, 8:06 pm
Forum: Platform & Stage Magic
Topic: Nemo Jumbo Rising Cards
Replies: 22
Views: 4360

Re: Nemo Jumbo Rising Cards

Here is Paul Daniels performing NRC. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlAcU56AZnQ
by Chas Nigh
January 23rd, 2019, 7:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: "Eight kings threatened..." Card Order
Replies: 15
Views: 12617

Re:

Thanks for that info, Greg. I think that it might fly by a lot of magicians using 8 Kings or even Mullholland"s version.
by Chas Nigh
December 14th, 2018, 4:18 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Johnny Hart has passed away.
Replies: 31
Views: 4144

Re: Johnny Hart has passed away.

Del Ray was another magician who could make the transition from silent to spoken word successfully.
by Chas Nigh
September 5th, 2018, 10:39 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: question of Larry Jennings Lie Detector
Replies: 5
Views: 988

Re: question of Larry Jennings Lie Detector

Bob King had a similar routine in print. I think it might be in the breather crimp book.
by Chas Nigh
August 31st, 2018, 11:27 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: Review: The 2018 reprint of the iconic ARRCO Playing Cards
Replies: 4
Views: 2350

Re: Review: The 2018 reprint of the iconic ARRCO Playing Cards

I love these cards, but if you stare at them long enough they start to look like a doily pattern.
by Chas Nigh
June 8th, 2018, 2:40 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Spelling T-R-I-C-K
Replies: 8
Views: 2792

Re: The Spelling T-R-I-C-K

I think he's referring to the Edward G Brown spelling trick using a stack.
by Chas Nigh
May 1st, 2018, 10:53 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Paul Curry - The Sliding Knot
Replies: 29
Views: 5282

Re: Paul Curry - The Sliding Knot

I believe RK is correct. This is not a method for an average magician. I have the book. Reread it.
by Chas Nigh
April 27th, 2018, 4:15 pm
Forum: Book of The Month Club
Topic: Professional Card Magic by Cliff Green
Replies: 8
Views: 12379

Re: Professional Card Magic by Cliff Green

When the going gets rough I just read it out loud a few times. Sometimes it works. Otherwise I count on RK.
by Chas Nigh
March 12th, 2018, 9:33 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Showing Cards Not In Deck
Replies: 18
Views: 5294

Re: Showing Cards Not In Deck

Interesting thread. I simply reverse selected card on the bottom, turn over half the deck and bottom deal under the spread. Finally turn over remaining half and respread.
by Chas Nigh
February 12th, 2018, 10:41 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cardini Decks Now Available
Replies: 15
Views: 2268

Re: Cardini Decks Now Available

Already selling on eBay for 80.00.
by Chas Nigh
January 22nd, 2018, 12:38 am
Forum: Magicana
Topic: Draun Control
Replies: 17
Views: 11182

Re: Draun Control

I believe he calls it the Thumb Pass. Fantastic pass.
by Chas Nigh
October 20th, 2017, 9:07 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: NY Times Review of Dealt
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: NY Times Review of Dealt

by Chas Nigh
October 5th, 2017, 3:02 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Casual Card Count? question
Replies: 14
Views: 3011

Re: The Casual Card Count? question

Derek Dingle counted from dealer's grip. I use it all the time. Sorry about the DP.
by Chas Nigh
October 5th, 2017, 3:01 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The Casual Card Count? question
Replies: 14
Views: 3011

Re: The Casual Card Count? question

Derek Dingle counted from dealer's grip. I use it all the time.
by Chas Nigh
September 28th, 2017, 5:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic books auctioned; Strange Inheritances
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Re: Magic books auctioned; Strange Inheritances

I am a little surprised as to how oblivious the son was since his father died 40 years ago.
by Chas Nigh
September 21st, 2017, 7:34 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 385: Saratoga Ballantine - My Father
Replies: 2
Views: 697

Re: 385: Saratoga Ballantine - My Father

Scott, thanks for the interview. Really enjoyed it. BTW anybody on this forum with professional aspirations should watch this movie. One of the best docs I've seen in a long time. Keep up the good work.
by Chas Nigh
July 20th, 2017, 4:15 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Question Re: Conway Cigarette Case
Replies: 3
Views: 1781

Re: Question Re: Conway Cigarette Case

This is an item released by Ken Brooke. I believe it works almost the same as the Allerton case published in his closeup book.
by Chas Nigh
April 13th, 2017, 2:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Interview with David Williamson
Replies: 3
Views: 1855

Re: Interview with David Williamson

Thanks,Herb, Really enjoyed that.
by Chas Nigh
December 8th, 2016, 4:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Elf on a Shelf Magician
Replies: 1
Views: 842

Re: Elf on a Shelf Magician

Cute.
by Chas Nigh
November 15th, 2016, 6:58 pm
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: David Blaine on TV - this week
Replies: 6
Views: 3396

Re: David Blaine on TV - this week

I started to watch the one on Netflix but looking at all those over reactions turned me off. Cant stand to watch it anymore.
by Chas Nigh
September 20th, 2016, 10:19 pm
Forum: Mentalism & Mental Magic
Topic: STREAMLINED DISCERNMENT-OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND
Replies: 15
Views: 9708

Re: STREAMLINED DISCERNMENT-OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND

Anybody familiar with Jerry Sadowitz method? Very strong.
by Chas Nigh
September 9th, 2016, 7:12 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Interesting Marketed Tricks From The Past
Replies: 65
Views: 21468

Re: Interesting Marketed Tricks From The Past

Bought a beautiful steel cardbox with no instructions. It came in blue box w/latch. Shiny black bottom. Can I get some help with this. Thanks

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