Opinions on "The Gecko"?

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Tony Rush
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Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby Tony Rush » April 15th, 2009, 4:54 pm

Anyone here have "The Gecko" or a comparable gimmick? Thoughts? Reviews?

Thanks in advance,
Tony

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby Tony Rush » April 15th, 2009, 7:18 pm

BTW, here's the product link if you're not familiar with this particular brand-name:

The Gecko at PenguinMagic

Thanks,
Tony

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby erdnasephile » April 15th, 2009, 7:53 pm

There is a detailed review in this month's Genii.

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby Tony Rush » April 15th, 2009, 9:54 pm

Ah, thank you. I've been out of town and forgot to take it with me so I haven't seen it yet. Heading there now. Thanks!

Tony

Edited to add: The newest one I have is April and I don't see a review of "Gecko" in there. But I do see that it's mentioned as the #1 best-selling effect from the chart provided by Murphy's.

Which issue are you referring to as "this month's"?

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby erdnasephile » April 16th, 2009, 12:13 pm

The May, 2009 issue--reviewed by Regal

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby Tony Rush » April 16th, 2009, 3:02 pm

Ah, thanks -- mine hasn't arrived yet. Thank you!

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby kevin fortin » February 7th, 2010, 2:57 pm

Well this is an old thread, but this is still one of the most tantalizing items out there.

I had an order in the works, but canceled it after reading a bunch of user reviews that said the promo video was misleading re: the angles, and that the device was noisy in operation.

Confirm? Deny? Disavow any knowledge?

If some people could say they are using it successfully in real life, I'd be happy and would re-order it, as it looks like real magic in the video.

But if not, then well not.

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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby Richard Kaufman » February 7th, 2010, 3:04 pm

It was well-reviewed in Genii, but the reviewer definitely had some caveats regarding certain aspects.
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Re: Opinions on "The Gecko"?

Postby kevin fortin » February 7th, 2010, 5:15 pm

Thank goodness for diplomacy.


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