I use Spin Doctor in almost every one of my close-up shows (around 3 times a week).
This trick is PHENOMENAL. I love it.
The routine itself is great. Here's what the trick is described as:
Author and creator John Bannon remixes a classic Ace trick. Four red-backed Aces, held face-down, are spun. After each revolution, a different Ace turns face-up.
Then the Ace of Spades vanishes - it turns blank - in your spectator's hand, and reappears among the other Aces.
Finally, each ace has a different back design and color - four different colored backs. Everything is clean and examinable!
Includes DVD instructions, all the necessary cards specially printed by the U.S. Playing Card Company, and a bonus PDF instructional booklet!
What the description says is exactly what the trick looks like. Bannon has developed a direct handling, that fits the description perfectly.
The trick will take some work, and does require a good amount of sleight of hand and (time) misdirection, but once you have the trick down, you have a REAL miracle.
Each phase fries the spectator. Doing twisting the aces by itself fries spectators. THEN, you make a random ace turn BLANK! No one sees that coming. Then, you make all the cards have different backs! 3 amazing climaxes! (Most spectators pass out after the first one, and if they don't, definitely the second one. I've never had someone stay conscious until the 3rd phase
The only downside to this trick would be the gaff cards. I was disappointed in how easily the gaffs wore down. They felt plasticy, and although they looked good, they didn't feel good when performing.
But that's not a big deal, as I have 5 different aces with different back designs.
9/10 ONLY because of the poorly made gaffs. Though, I still love the trick and hate giving it that 9. It deserves a 10. Awkward...
Get it though, seriously. As I usually say - you won't regret it!