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Masterpiece by Rick Lax (Download + 26 Cards) A true miracle. No deck, no distractions, no sleight-of-hand. Just pure MAGIC. INTRO PRICE. ORDER BEFORE MIDNIGHT AND GET FREE SHIPPING.
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ONE CARD. That’s it.

You pull out a single card and ask your friend to name a number between one and ten. It’s truly a FREE CHOICE.

Then she decides on a suit.

You tear up the ONE card (that’s been in full view the whole time) and shown the torn pieces. They don’t match the card she named. The suit is wrong. The number is wrong. Everything’s wrong.

But what if it wasn’t?

You take one of the torn pieces and put it in her hand. (No switches—the WHOLE trick uses one card.) She makes a fist. And then, inside your friend’s hand, the card piece TRANSFORMS INTO THE NAMED CARD.

She gets to keep the torn piece as a souvenir of the impossible moment.

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Message from Rick:

I’ve been working on this trick for about two years now. I’ve jammed with over a dozen great magic minds on this, and, yes, finally it’s ready to for release.

I’m happy about that because ever since my Facebook videos took off, more and more people have been asking me to read their minds. So now, this trick lives in my wallet. It’s perfect for all the times I don’t want to carry a whole deck of cards with me.

I’m confident you’re going to love it as much as I do.

-Rick

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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 24th, 2016
Okay first off let me start by saying I do not hate this trick. It has potential but when I watched the demo I thought wow I know how this is done but it can't be that simple... but it was that simple. The first person I showed this to, told me how it was done and they were correct. They were not even surprised at what had happened. The second person I did it to thought it was "cute" but they guessed correctly how it was done as well. Refills for this trick are available now and let me just say I will not be buying them. I love Penguin Magic I really do but this trick just is not for me.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 3rd, 2016
Performance video doesn't quite show the whole performance. There a part they don't show. I was led to believe the spectator had the torn piece in their hand before they revealed their choice. That's not the case. Still a good trick but not as strong as it shows, in my opinion. That being said, I like Rick Lax and most of his tricks.
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MASTERPIECE BY RICK LAX – A TOTALLY BIASED REVIEW Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 29th, 2016
Let me begin by saying I am no Magician you have ever heard of; BEING a Magician never paid bills; DOING Magic paid the bills for several years. I say all that to say this – Rick Lax is my new favorite Magician because of this little gem right here. That, and the power this effect gives the intelligent, thinking Magician make it THE effect to purchase this year, IMHO...

Masterpiece is a Magic geeks beautiful little dream, not because of the Illusion itself, but because of the geek-deep level of instruction included with your purchase. Rick Lax covers stuff you wouldn’t know needed covering until you had performed this effect yourself publically at least 500 times. Mr. Lax goes off the deep end of effect explanation, all to the benefit of the purchaser. Spend time with Rick and his instruction...it is worth far more than the asking price on the effect.

Finally, Masterpiece enabled me to successfully complete an effect I have seen no less than 75 times in public performance by that same number of performers, and had included in my shows due to Jeff Hobson’s usage of it in his performance for a Magic convention. Basically a throw-away effect, the Magician produces one card, asks a random audience member to name one card, and then, indicating that the cards DON’T match, mutters something about how cool that would be if it ever actually worked; put Masterpiece on the end of it, and it does work, to brilliant and amazing effect.

I performed this effect 5 minutes out of the box, a professionals no-no, and fooled the pants off of my wife. It answers her three requirements of any effect I perform – ‘why did you do it?’ ‘Is it stupid?’, and, ‘Can I hold it?’ Masterpiece went immediately into all my close-up and parlor work; I now await the Jumbo Deck version, Rick...
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 29th, 2016
The single card prediction is a holy grail to be sought after. Rick Lax gives his solution in his creation, Master Piece. One card is in play, they name a card initially your prediction doesn’t match. The magician then tears up the card and hands the participant a piece. That piece then changes in the hands of the participant.

This is very easy to do and only one card is in play. You will need a way to dispose of the pieces but other than that you could perform this without anything else. A card is destroyed in each performance so refills will be required. The deck you receive has 52 gaffs anyways, that will last quite a while for most.

This is an excellent easy to do piece of magic! Great job Rick!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 25th, 2016
One of my favorite magic releases in modern times is "Tornado" by Rick Lax. This release is right up there with Tornado. I will be carying this in my wallet from now on. It's too good not to. The trick is simple to follow and easy to do. Those are always two very important factors. I will be trying this out very soon, but I know it will be a big hit. The only down side to this is that 1/2 the time there will be a slight discrepancy at the end, but unless you're performing for magicians or professional poker players, it will go unknoticed. Overall, this is another hit. I'm sure I'll be buying a refill pack very soon.

Great work yet again, Rick!
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Rick Lax is BRILLIANT! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 28th, 2016
When I opened the box I instantly loved what was inside. The product itself is top notch in terms of quality (like all Rick's products are) and tutorial that comes with it is outstanding and VERY detailed! Typically I am skeptical of things you have buy refills for but this one is well worth it. So far the reactions I've gotten from it are FANTASTIC and in my opinion the best part about this effect is that if you routine it correctly, it can be either the perfect opener OR closer in your close up routines!
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Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 25th, 2016
this is golden! worth every penny! and get refills, you will need them!
for the longest time, when anyone asked me to do a trick when i tell them i'm a magician, I've not had anything on me to do--and working out some impromptu effect was never my forte. Masterpiece is one brilliant effect that i will have on me from now on and i will use all the time!
There is nothing more magical than having just one card in play and fully visible at all times to predict the spectator's one thought-of card. Rick MichelangeLAX has outdone himself this time! despite what he says in the training video, this is his masterpiece!
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Two Words: Ama Zing!! Report this review
Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on October 24th, 2016
I'm almost tired (just kidding) of writing how fantastic are Rick Lax's tricks — but it's impossible for me not to. "Masterpiece" is a superlative idea, boiled down to one card that does pretty much all the work for you. No palming, no threads, no stooges... And yet, you punch them in the middle of the eyes with a small miracle. Superb, very easy to do, and devilishly clever. Just stop reading me and buy it.
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 4th, 2016
In one word - Amazing! I love the fact that this is such a no-brainer and you can put all the focus on the presentation & performance! Takes up literally no space in your wallet and you're always ready to knock them dead with a minimum of 5 minutes of sheer performance bliss! Rick Lax is nothing short of a genius and I can't wait for all his future releases!! Definitely worth your time and money! Add to cart now! BTW, Rick was nice enough to send me a free sample, but trust me, I'm getting refills very soon!
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Verified buyer Pro Privacy ON (login to see reviewer names) on November 3rd, 2016
I like this as something I can easily carry around with me. It is also going to be great for my table hopping gigs.
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