For those of you in a hurry, this is not worth the effort involved to produce the product: your $38
could be better invested elsewhere. Mr. Kennedy has a fine idea, at one time even I thought of
creating an illusion like this: he did a fine job up to a point. He gives you pieces to make one
gimmick: IF you are lucky enough to produce one the first time around to your satisfaction: which I
was NOT able to do. You get small strips of plastic for reinforcement, two small magnets, and a DVD
that I will address later on.
I am very adept with my hands (if I do say so myself) and
actually enjoy making magic gimmicks. However, this project became terribly frustrating! I destroyed
4 card boxes (you have to provide at least 2 identical card boxes to make this), so now I have 3
complete decks of cards without a home. It took me nearly 3 hours to finish the project, albeit I
did start over again at one point because the product was looking to sloppy (un-professional). My
final product did not look much better. As a matter of fact the final product just did not impress
me at all so I have already put it away never to use again. It is too finicky a item and not all
that durable, even after all the reinforcing and cutting and pasting you have to do!
was okay, but not great. His demonstration of the trick in public was heavily edited and split
between groups of women.The funny thing is the girls he showed it to did not seem to GET what he was
trying to do, at least not right away. It is not good if you have to explain what just happened...I
don't think. It is NOT an easy illusion to pull off even if you make the gimmick right: the physics
are just not correct for this. It surprises me that this was even brought to market in its present
Mr. Kennedy's accent is nice sounding but hard to understand at points: like when he
was given measurements to use (not good).At other times he gave NO measurements and I had to guess
at the size things had to be cut.
I was amazed with one thing though. You have to use super
glue a fair amount, and not once did he glue his fingers together, not even once!! I had to keep a
bottle of acetone beside me because I was getting glued to everything! Very suspicious if you ask
Bottom line, this is way to expensive for what you get. The IDEA and CONCEPT are great.I
do not think this is the best way it could be done though. I made it because I bought it, but i will
never use it. Sorry.
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