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by BobD
Sun Jun 22, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Enjoying Retirement
Replies: 7
Views: 4543

Re: Enjoying Retirement

Welcome, Rod!
by BobD
Sun Jun 22, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Enjoying early retirement in France
Replies: 8
Views: 4191

Re: Enjoying early retirement in France

Welcome to the forum, BillD!
by BobD
Sun Jun 22, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Performing Tenyo
Topic: Wonder Window,glass board or Mystery Triangle?
Replies: 39
Views: 28755

Re: Wonder Window,glass board or Mystery Triangle?

Here is a different type of glass penetration by the Great Fred Kaps.

by BobD
Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Performing Tenyo
Topic: Wonderfull routine with Moons of Jupiter!!
Replies: 11
Views: 6667

Re: Wonderfull routine with Moons of Jupiter!!

Hi Rob! Remember the last time we were discussing Sidetrack and I mentioned one that does not use a cover? The effect I have in mind is similar to Magic Wagon but the method is the same with Sidetrack. The Magic Wagon method uses the Illusionarium principle. My method requires thick props. The props...
by BobD
Sat Jun 21, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Performing Tenyo
Topic: Wonderfull routine with Moons of Jupiter!!
Replies: 11
Views: 6667

Re: Wonderfull routine with Moons of Jupiter!!

I like his version of Sidetrack. His method is brilliant.



It would have been better if he did not use a black background. The added effect that the middle part is transparent destroys the illusion. The original Sidetrack effect is good enough.
by BobD
Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Tenyo-Like Magic
Topic: Paul Harris Wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 15049

Re: Paul Harris Wanted

Both effects are very strong but requires rehearsal. Properly presented these effects seems like miracles. Letters appear at the backs of playing cards to form words or initials thought of by the spectators. It can be performed in any language as long as it uses the same letters as the English alpha...
by BobD
Tue May 27, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Tenyo by Category
Topic: Specially Boxed Tenyo
Replies: 23
Views: 22751

Re: Specially Boxed Tenyo

These Fantasio products in Tenyo boxes are great. They make a very nice addition to any Tenyo collection. Sometimes I like the Tenyo packaging more than the trick itself.
by BobD
Tue May 27, 2014 11:23 am
Forum: Tenyo by Category
Topic: Tenyo Non-Magic Items
Replies: 66
Views: 47292

Re: Tenyo Non-Magic Items

I like your Shocking Hand Greeter, Victor. It's the first time I've ever seen one. Thank you for posting it here.
by BobD
Tue May 27, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Tenyo Unboxings.
Replies: 23
Views: 24218

Re: Tenyo Unboxings.

I like your idea Gaz. It will be a vicarious experience for all of us. I regret I was not able to take a video when I opened the shrink wrapped Ninja Experiment Botond sent me.
by BobD
Tue May 27, 2014 11:01 am
Forum: Performing Tenyo
Topic: Time capsule by Japanmagic
Replies: 11
Views: 6575

Re: Time capsule by Japanmagic

The handling is clean and the gimmick is clever. Great thinking, Japanmagic!
by BobD
Sat May 24, 2014 5:49 am
Forum: Games/Contests/Fun Stuff/Funny Stuff
Topic: Happy 1st Anniversary for FSO !!!
Replies: 34
Views: 26137

Re: Happy 1st Anniversary for FSO !!!

Happy Anniversary FSO and all the members!

Congratulations and thanks to the Tenyo Guru, John Mazza, who created this forum.

Thanks to all who shared ideas, valuable information, photos, videos, and advices.
by BobD
Fri May 23, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: Collecting Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Goldfish Trick
Replies: 5
Views: 2754

Re: Tenyo Goldfish Trick

Yes Victor, you can do the Twin Dice Towers with these props. The method may be very simple but most often it is the simple method that fools people. I think your spectators will more likely want to examine these props than the paper bag especially if you don't show the inside of the cover at the st...
by BobD
Thu May 22, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Collecting Tenyo
Topic: Tenyo Goldfish Trick
Replies: 5
Views: 2754

Re: Tenyo Goldfish Trick

Nice vintage props, Victor. I think the original version of this trick is the Silk Cylinder. The goldfish trick is a version of this. Telesphere is a further improvement. Yes, the gimmicks are similar. Please search the Members Section of this forum for additional information. I do not have this tri...
by BobD
Wed May 21, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: Focus On Tenyo
Topic: T-203 Salt Cups
Replies: 5
Views: 3453

Re: T-203 Salt Cups

I like the routine that comes with the trick. Unfortunately, Elliot is right, the prop is unreliable. Mine does not open and close properly. I perform this trick with the gimmick permanently open but the effect is greatly lessened.
by BobD
Wed May 21, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Selfmade Pencil without a middle
Replies: 22
Views: 8317

Re: Selfmade Pencil without a middle

The illusion is great. I hope you won't mind if I make a suggestion. Why not make a front and back cover. The covers can simply be made of removable cardboard. To perform, insert the pen, remove the front cover, remove the back cover, and add the sponge balls. You can also have a different design on...
by BobD
Mon May 19, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Peter from the UK
Replies: 12
Views: 7754

Re: Peter from the UK

Pete,

I overlooked the fact that you've been collecting magic for 40 years. Most magic collectors prefer rare pieces. Contact Botond because he has some reasonably priced rare items. Visit the sister website of this forum too and you might find what you are looking for.
by BobD
Mon May 19, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: Peter from the UK
Replies: 12
Views: 7754

Re: Peter from the UK

Welcome Pete!

If you are a new collector I suggest that you buy the cheaper ones instead of the expensive rare pieces unless the rare piece is a bargain. It's more fun to play with 20 cheap tricks than 3 rare tricks.
by BobD
Mon May 19, 2014 6:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Counterfeit Tenyo
Replies: 45
Views: 51918

Re: Counterfeit Tenyo

Knife of the Ninja can be examined but requires simple sleight of hand.
by BobD
Sun May 18, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Tenyo-Like Magic
Topic: This one baffled me...
Replies: 508
Views: 407355

Re: This one baffled me...

It is a very well executed performance. This precision made trick baffled me.
by BobD
Sat May 17, 2014 6:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: I Luff GOOOLLLLLLD!
Replies: 19
Views: 5381

Re: I Luff GOOOLLLLLLD!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVID!
by BobD
Sat May 17, 2014 6:14 am
Forum: Tenyo-Like Magic
Topic: Lubor Fiedlers Time Element Cylinders
Replies: 27
Views: 23907

Re: Lubor Fiedlers Time Element Cylinders

I have one that uses the same method from Magic Hands of Germany. I wonder who invented this principle. The trick is a good one but cannot be repeated. Also, some Smart Alec may not put the object inside the container. I have not tried the trick yet because I have not found a suitable presentation.
by BobD
Sat May 17, 2014 5:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Fun Stuff Weekend Magic Project
Replies: 13
Views: 8919

Re: Fun Stuff Weekend Magic Project

Great trick! This is exactly what Henning Nelms in his book Magic and Showmanship wants us to do - make people care. This multiple out routine is much more interesting than when performed with ESP chips. Thanks for sharing, Victor.
by BobD
Fri May 16, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Tenyo Subjects
Topic: Counterfeit Tenyo
Replies: 45
Views: 51918

Re: Who doesn't love candy?

Here is another Tenyo rip-off: http://www.52magic.net/3032_Tower-of-Dice.html
by BobD
Wed May 14, 2014 9:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: I Luff GOOOLLLLLLD!
Replies: 19
Views: 5381

Re: I Luff GOOOLLLLLLD!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIMON!