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by Frank Starsinic
September 19th, 2008, 3:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Scotty York Cylinder - Now Available
Replies: 19
Views: 4867

Re: Scotty York Cylinder - Now Available

Yes JT you will be able to get a signed folded card in the plug part if you order a custom version ;) You're also correct about the lid. It does allow you to hide an object under there. Thanks for the feedback. As stated above, that particular piece is not as nice as it could be. I basically made it...
by Frank Starsinic
September 17th, 2008, 11:14 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: For those interested in The Cylinder and Coins
Replies: 1
Views: 1387

For those interested in The Cylinder and Coins

I posted in the marketplace thread about a new cylinder available with permission from Scotty York Magic (Denny H). Seemed like perhaps it should have gone here so I'll link to it. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=176364">...
by Frank Starsinic
September 17th, 2008, 11:11 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Scotty York Cylinder - Now Available
Replies: 19
Views: 4867

Scotty York Cylinder - Now Available

With Denny Haney's permission (he owns Scotty York Magic) we are able to offer Scotty's design for his Cylinder for Ramsay's "The Cylinder and Coins". http://theambitiouscard.com/aItem.cfm?itemid=43 The photos are of the prototype. The real thing won't be made by me (and you can be happy f...
by Frank Starsinic
August 21st, 2008, 4:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Geoff Latta has Died at Age 51
Replies: 44
Views: 17500

Re: Geoff Latta has Died at Age 51

That's horrible news. May he rest in peace.
by Frank Starsinic
June 20th, 2008, 1:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Scotty York Contact Info
Replies: 12
Views: 1834

Re: Scotty York Contact Info

Thanks for the needed info.
by Frank Starsinic
June 19th, 2008, 7:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: One-Trick DVDs
Replies: 8
Views: 1338

Re: One-Trick DVDs

I wrote about this on a different forum but here are my feelings again: I've gotten a LOT of GREAT GREAT worth from one-trick DVDs. I don't mind them at all. Like all of us, I know more than enough tricks. The last thing we all need is quantity. I'm not sure it makes sense to compare to books. Maybe...
by Frank Starsinic
June 18th, 2008, 12:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Scotty York Contact Info
Replies: 12
Views: 1834

Scotty York Contact Info

Does anyone have contact info for Scotty?
Thanks,
Frank
by Frank Starsinic
May 16th, 2008, 12:20 pm
Forum: Link Watch
Topic: Magic Friday?
Replies: 16
Views: 4484

Re: Magic Friday?

I've taken in many of your columns and I've taken in many of your bottles. I enjoy both. Too many DVDs and tricks get reviewed with baseless wild enthusiasm. Your columns have a unique twist. You're providing spectator reactions as a basis for your review. A good idea. We see enough of the other stu...
by Frank Starsinic
April 28th, 2008, 7:07 pm
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: coin pail
Replies: 20
Views: 9317

Re: coin pail

I concur about Levent's DVDs. Tremendous!
by Frank Starsinic
January 30th, 2008, 9:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Cafe Bandwidth problem
Replies: 12
Views: 1860

Re: Magic Cafe Bandwidth problem

Originally posted by Bill Palmer: He should be able to upgrade to a server that will give him a much greater amount of bandwidth than he currently has. If he would do away with avatars and in-line photos in the e-mails, that would go a long way to saving bandwidth. It's not a server problem Bill. I...
by Frank Starsinic
January 29th, 2008, 9:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Blue Man Group lawsuit over "botched" illusion
Replies: 13
Views: 1759

Re: Blue Man Group lawsuit over "botched" illusion

Originally posted by Max Maven: a lawyer... -- announced that he was going to sue the club because the tambourine had hit him in the head as it flew by. That wasn't Curtis Kam was it? Curtis? Was that you? He's just a coin guy. What would he know about tambourines, anyway. p.s. I love typing that w...
by Frank Starsinic
January 29th, 2008, 9:28 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: John Carney is 50 today!
Replies: 26
Views: 4460

Re: John Carney is 50 today!

Originally posted by Leonard Hevia:
Happy Birthday Mr. Carney! I just turned 43 on the 23rd. How old is Mr. Mysto now?
That was a good question Leo.

Happy birthday John.
by Frank Starsinic
March 11th, 2006, 5:52 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Possible Fraud on Ebay
Replies: 27
Views: 2281

Re: Possible Fraud on Ebay

It seems that "questions" asked to the seller now appear with the description. It seems that this can help. I'm not sure if the seller has the option to have them "not" appear if they so desire? Anyone know about this ebay detail? I think it can help some in these situations as y...
by Frank Starsinic
March 8th, 2006, 10:12 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Items for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Items for sale

Still available:

Baxt - Better Newspaper tear + gimmick $60 mint
Sherridan Card manipulation #2 $20 new
by Frank Starsinic
March 7th, 2006, 3:53 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Items for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Items for sale

bound to please is sold.

I also forgot I also have
Max Maven Prism - $25
by Frank Starsinic
March 6th, 2006, 9:37 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Items for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Items for sale

Baxt - Better Newspaper tear + gimmick $60 mint
Sherridan Card manipulation #2 $20 new
Aaronson - Bound to Please - $25 mint
Scams and Fantasies - $25 mint

thanks,
frank
by Frank Starsinic
February 14th, 2006, 3:29 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Looking for collectible art item
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: Looking for collectible art item

Any photos of these we can see?
by Frank Starsinic
February 12th, 2006, 10:50 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: WTB Loomis-Riser Chop Cup Combo
Replies: 18
Views: 746

Re: WTB Loomis-Riser Chop Cup Combo

I thought I saw something on the RNT2 site that was not so friendly toward how/where the originals were created.

I thought I also saw something on riser's site that was not so friendly toward the construction of new cups by rnt2.


so pete, "probably not", is my guess.
by Frank Starsinic
February 11th, 2006, 5:51 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Werner Seitz Passes
Replies: 20
Views: 2244

Re: Werner Seitz Passes

My everyday wallet is one that I started using at Werner's instance.

He had a great excitement about magic. About good magic. And not about new junk. About honest-to-goodness magic.

I'm sad he's gone but I'll carry fond memories of him with me.
by Frank Starsinic
February 11th, 2006, 1:49 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Books for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: Books for sale

i don't need them but them's a good set of book.
by Frank Starsinic
February 10th, 2006, 5:02 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Riser Mini Cups and Deluxe Carry Bag
Replies: 1
Views: 139

FS: Riser Mini Cups and Deluxe Carry Bag

Beautiful mini cups with my padded bag included!
Here\'s a link and photos.
Mint condition. Made specifically for the close-up magician so they could easily be carried right in your jacket pocket.

First $150 takes them (and the bag).
email me at frank@theambitiouscard.com
by Frank Starsinic
February 5th, 2006, 9:25 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Barry Govan Dice Stacking Routine
Replies: 0
Views: 133

FS: Barry Govan Dice Stacking Routine

I've been offering this item as a package deal with all the necessary props.

I'm now making them available by themselves for $19.

Click Here!
by Frank Starsinic
January 27th, 2006, 5:33 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

*** SOLD OUT ***


All 25 Dean's Bags are sold out.


A new batch will be started in a few weeks.

In the meantime...
Thanks.

Frank
by Frank Starsinic
January 20th, 2006, 11:28 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

Technically not a status post so here I go... :) Heres' a snippet from an email Dean sent to me after receiving his Dean's Bag. Frank, I received my bag today and it exceeded my expectations. When I put a box inside and put it together I couldn't believe how great it looked. The way the ring fits ar...
by Frank Starsinic
January 16th, 2006, 12:10 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Wooden Dice Stacking CHOP Cups
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Wooden Dice Stacking CHOP Cups

www.theambitiouscard.com/cups/wooden.cfm

$99. with dice and balls.


These are the best cups I've ever stacked dice with.
The cups are normal diameter and slightly tapered.
I finally got some descent fotos up for your perusal.
I hope you like them. Thanks for looking.
Frank
by Frank Starsinic
January 13th, 2006, 5:05 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: Preview Video Clips of New Coin Sleights
Replies: 10
Views: 2351

Re: Preview Video Clips of New Coin Sleights

Impressive clips, Larry.
by Frank Starsinic
December 31st, 2005, 1:02 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Eugene Burger Suggestions
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Eugene Burger Suggestions

if you are in italy, contact me and I'll see what I can do for you.

Shipping books overseas is costly, indeed.
by Frank Starsinic
December 28th, 2005, 11:17 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: FS: Gusias Whip Cup-Check it out!
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: FS: Gusias Whip Cup-Check it out!

The dice alone are worth more than what it's going for on ebay currently.

That item should go up considerably.
by Frank Starsinic
December 26th, 2005, 4:11 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

This will be my last post of status. We're up to $400 in donations for Dean thru the sale of the "Dean's Bags". (Actually $410 as someone added an extra $10 for good measure). As stated earlier, the donations will continue for a total of 6 months. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http:/...
by Frank Starsinic
December 21st, 2005, 2:59 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

So we're up to $300 in donations for Dean. Not bad for a few days. Thanks to all.
by Frank Starsinic
December 20th, 2005, 9:23 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

Thanks to all of you, we're up to $225 in donations to Dean. I am also forwarding my e-receipts for payment to Dean back to the purchaser of the Dean's Bag so they can see that Dean is quickly getting their donation. Any comments that are added to the Paypal payment are also getting forward in Dean'...
by Frank Starsinic
December 19th, 2005, 1:57 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: 2-piece wands
Replies: 1
Views: 125

2-piece wands

I've decided to offer a 2-piece wand to add to our previous styles. $95 with suede bag.

http://www.theambitiouscard.com/wands/
by Frank Starsinic
December 19th, 2005, 10:46 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

We're up to $150 in donations sent for Dean. Not bad for a first weekend. Thank you. Dean's automatically receiving the donation along with a note for each bag sold like so... ===================================== Dean's Bag purchased by: John Doe <!-- e --><a href="mailto:john@doe.com">john@doe.com...
by Frank Starsinic
December 19th, 2005, 2:09 am
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Dice stacking
Replies: 12
Views: 1008

Re: Dice stacking

Don't forget Barry Govan's Dice Stacking Routine.
The best I've seen.
by Frank Starsinic
December 17th, 2005, 11:36 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

So far so good. I've sent Dean $75 in donations already this morning. One more payment by check is on the way. Thanks.
by Frank Starsinic
December 17th, 2005, 10:08 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Osterlind DVD's 4 Sell-Name Your Price...
Replies: 17
Views: 639

Re: Osterlind DVD's 4 Sell-Name Your Price...

I bought the hello sucker video and received it.
I also just bought the kiwi DVD and received an email that it has been shipped.

So far so good.

Richard, thanks for the tip on paying via credit card with paypal. Nice idea.
by Frank Starsinic
December 16th, 2005, 5:31 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

The Dean's Bag is ready to go. You can order them on my website. No more wondering where exactly to put it in your car, and a great donation to Dean and his family. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.theambitiouscard.com/pouches/pouches.cfm">http://www.theambitiouscard.com/pouches/pouche...
by Frank Starsinic
December 16th, 2005, 9:37 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family
Replies: 16
Views: 939

Re: Padded Bags for Your Dean's Box to help the Dill Family

I was told that Dean might already market a cover for the Dean's Box so I contacted Dean via email to make sure he was ok with this idea. He likes the idea. Here's a portion of his reply: I do not market a cover for the box. I never have. I thought about it a long time ago but never acted on it. So ...
by Frank Starsinic
December 15th, 2005, 10:13 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Osterlind DVD's 4 Sell-Name Your Price...
Replies: 17
Views: 639

Re: Osterlind DVD's 4 Sell-Name Your Price...

sent you a kiwi email

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