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BRANDED by Tim Trono (DVD + 2 Gimmicks) A FIRE BLISTER on your fingertips morphs into a spectator's chosen card. Completely painless and fun to perform!
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IMAGINE: You show a painful looking blister on your thumb from your last attempt at this hazardous stunt. Someone selects a card and concentrates on it while gazing into the flame of your lighter. You pinch the flame and the bubbling blister magically morphs into the configuration of their card. In other words, the image of their thought appears fried into the flesh of your fingertips--seared into your sizzling skin - Branded!

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This gimmick takes over where the other gimmicks left off. It's now a very practical, easy, no-nonsense method that happens in the open, with nothing to hide! No more pocket management. No more public displays of affection. No more unwanted glances.

With Branded, you'll leave the room in a blaze of glory!

INCLUDES:

  • Instructional DVD.
  • Precision-made Gimmick.
  • Downloadable Instructions in Japanese, French, and Spanish.

ADVANTAGES:

  • No pocket work.
  • New design of realistic numbers and pips.
  • Includes gimmicks for BOTH regular and mini Bic Lighters (Bic Lighter NOT included)
JACK TILLAR APPROVED
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Yes, this package includes mini AND regular BIC gimmicks!

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4 of 4 magicians found the following review helpful:
You don't have this? Are you Crazy?! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 2nd, 2010
Woah momma! This is one hot item. Right of the bat, I'll tell you it's nowhere near rubble. It's a definite Gem! If you're familiar with any of the previous blister effects, then you'll quickly come to realize that this is the best version on the market... blistered hands down.

It will be hard to review this without mentioning some of the other products and the improvements that this makes over them. However, keep in mind, I have no reason to bash other products. I'm simply going to explain what Blister improved upon. But I'm getting ahead of myself.

First, the effect... The effect is simple in concept, yet powerful in affect. You light a lighter and cause a blister to form on your finger and thumb. Then the blister transforms into the pips of a selected card. It's freaky.

So onto the product and gimmick. You will receive an instructional DVD, and two versions of the gimmick. Let's start with the gimmick(s). In previous versions of blister effects dealing with card revelations, the gimmick was a "something extra" you had to carry around.

I used to do Pyro-Perception all the time. It's a killer effect similar to Blister. However, more and more these days, I want to streamline what I carry with me when I perform. Plus I like to be ready to perform in casual settings where I don't have to carry around a gimmick, so I quit carrying it around.

With Blister, the gimmick becomes part of the lighter. There's one for standard Bic-Style lighters and one for Mini-Bics. Also, the gimmick works much better than previous gimmicks I've used.

On to the DVD. Tim Trono was in an accident near the time of the filming, so he was recovering from a busted up leg, so rather than hobble around on crutches and perform/teach the effect, he had Gregory Wilson do it. For those of you familiar with Wilson, you know he's a fun guy to watch perform, and his explanations are always thorough and clear. He's a great teacher. This video is no exception.

The DVD contains a section showing several performances out on the streets. There's another section dedicated to explaining the gimmick(s) and how it works. Another section covers various card forces, and finally the last section covers various handling ideas.

This is a must have for anyone who is a real worker, yet it's simple enough that even a hobbiest or an amateur can quickly learn and perform this as well. If you don't have it, get it. It's the best fifty bucks you'll spend this year. GEM!
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2 of 2 magicians found the following review helpful:
Dead easy! Great effect! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 30th, 2011
See the title of the review. One can also create around this concept to suit the style. Gimmick is simple. Some say in their review that it would be great to have other colors of gimmicks. I'll tell you my opinion about it: it's 100% useless! I can't say more not to reveal anything but man THIS IS AN ADD TO CART ITEM if you don't want to regret your buying. It is dead clean.
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on August 1st, 2011
This is one of my favorite tricks to perform! It's easy, it's visual, it's a blast to perform, and it freaks people out!
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 12th, 2011
This is a great piece for walk around, Street Magic, and let me tell you it rocks. I have fooled every person and have owned this when it first came out. You'll be able to perform this one after watching the DVD,,,
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1 of 1 magicians found the following review helpful:
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on April 2nd, 2010
Trust me on this, if you do close up or street magic this is a dream! You have to buy this trick, the gimmicks are of somewhat high quality and the dvd is awesome! Gregg Wilson teaches you every possible way to perform and present this trick and gives you advice. There is also loads of performances to watch that are highly entertaining. Buy this now, and I promise that you won't regret it!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 25th, 2014
Nice trick!!!
Does anyone know where I can get an extra Bic lighter gimmick?
I misplaced mine and need another one.
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A must have! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on December 26th, 2013
You will crush minds with this. Just order it.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on May 10th, 2012
I like this a lot as I own both 3rd degree burn and Branded. i like this because you do all the dirty work under the spectator's nose without any awkward pocket management.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on January 26th, 2012
English: This trick is amazing, very easy to perform but with a incredible hit in the spectator, he really think that you burn your fingers and that all is real, I recomend this trick to all magicians, specially to beginners because is a really easy perform.

Spanish: Este juego es impresionante, muy facil de llevar a cabo pero con un impacto increible en el espectador, el realmente piensa que te has quemado los dedos y que todo es reál, Lo recomiendo a todos los magos especialmente a los principiantes por su facilidad de manejo.

I want to say that this web is 100% safe to buy, you can trust.
Quiero decir que esta web es 100& segura para comprar, puedes confiar en ella.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on December 10th, 2011
I love this effect...and people are just amazed. Having everything you need in your hand I believe is the best application for this effect.Hats (Magic Hats that is.) off to Tim on this one..
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