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David's site crashed, so his son put one up until it's fixed:

http://jakeregal.com/regalmagic.html
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Hope he didn't lose the pre-ordered info and who's paid!
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No worries guys. All the orders you made were indeed received. The site crashed, making it impossible for others to order. My son saved me by erecting a page on another server. I love him.
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I wrote David about this thread so he can answer any questions.

Here's the demo:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla......Dc-XKPQs
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Thanks David
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I just now read this thread from the top. This is a sale for my mailing list, which is why I haven't been focused on anything but dealing with the mailing, my site, answering emails, etc.

The list price will be $250. What you are buying (when they are released for general sale) is a utility set of high quality ring gimmicks with which you can perform my routine or another routine. I make a point on my DVD that you should pick a routine, or develop a routine, that speaks to you. Whatever routine you present, you will know you are doing a well-structured routine if there is no "fiddling" with the props. Linking Finger Rings handlings often suffer from moments of fiddling. Not necessary.

I encourage people to follow a path to a routine that they love, as this is simply one of the great plots in all of magic.
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You mention special features made possible by your unique design. Can you elaborate?
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Any information about the release date?

all the best,
Martin
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It looks like it is for sale now.
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I asked because Mr. Regal wrote: "The list price will be $250. What you are buying (when they are released for general sale) is a utility set of high quality ring gimmicks with which you can perform my routine or another routine."

All the best,
Martin
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Looks like these shipped out already. Shouldn't be long.
Now appearing nightly in my basement.
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Did you get a order confirmation or a notification for the shipment?
I've ordered successfully but only received the standart payment notification.
The item is sold out now. :-/
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Yes, I received a shipment notification yesterday.
Now appearing nightly in my basement.
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Have all the orders been shipped out David?
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***!

Seems like they are sold out already.... I guess I'll have to wait until 2013 Smile
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I have a few sets for sale today - my site is up again and I realized I had about ten sets left.
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O.K. I have been researching Himber Ring routines for MANY years now. I have purchased just about every book, VHS, DVD, and PDF, that has been made available on this subject. I can without hesitation say that David's Kit is THE BEST I have come across. Most of the routines I have ever seen suffer from one major flaw...they are too "figity". (Is that a word?) The performer must 'mess about' too much with the rings or worst borrow an ambiguous number of rings and hope the audience doesn't notice. David's routine is simple, elegant and has eliminated all that. This is the most direct linking finger ring routine I have ever witnessed. THREE rings borrowed...THREE rings linkd...THREE rings unlinked...THREE rings given back...NO FUNNY MOVES!

The rings supplied are perfect and were desigend from the ground up in order to make performing this routine very easy. I have owned himber rings that cost as much as $500...but I honestly feel that these are better made to accomplish the necessary moves required for any HR routine. The Koran pencil gimmicks are well made, easy to use, and work like a dream. The DVD instruction is top notch.

If you are considering adding a HR routine to your act I would highly recommend David's kit.

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I have never used a Himber Ring of any kind before and I had recently been researching them and looking for a nice one - while I've read about many poor quality Himber rings I rarely come across reviews about well-made ones, except rings that were bought long ago and are no longer available for purchase. And then I received David's email!

I really like this. To be honest I like just about every product and routine from David Regal; he is one of my favorite magic product creators. Honest, a great instructor, and a maddeningly creative guy! David is apparently very concerned about his reputation within the magic community and thus goes out of his way to ensure that every product he offers is extremely well-made, and from the best materials available that are affordable for us starving magicians. Smile Yet a few of his creations that I have purchased seem to exceed even David's rigorous standards. The Linking Ring Project is one of those. The rings look and feel nice enough to wear as an everyday piece of jewelry. His instruction on the DVD is, as always, just right. Not overly wordy or filled with useless banter, but direct, to the point, and perfectly understandable. The DVD is divided into nice, logical chapters so you can easily find an area that you wish to review without having to constantly write down the time for future reference. Like many magic creators I know. Smile (Most of you know who you are - or should!)

I have had this for a couple days now and have most of the moves down pat. I am still working on my presentation and delivery - the areas that always need a lot of work on my part as I am not a natural performer; never been a good speaker in public! But the technical parts are easy to grasp and very well explained by David, so most will have no problems picking this up quickly. The Koran move will take me a bit longer than the rest; I find it a bit knacky though I have a feeling that's just me.

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On 2012-12-12 19:51, Cody S. Fisher wrote:
The Koran pencil gimmicks are well made, easy to use, and work like a dream.


I had to laugh at the above comment, Cody! Those who own The Linking Rings will understand - I hope!

Thanks!

Jim
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I made a funny!

Jim...30 minutes practice with the pencil and two rings and you are good to go. Once you know what needs to happen it is a piece of cake my friend!

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I have been also extremely interested in linking fingerring routines for years but I usually work in rathers small rooms, 30-50 people is very common. sometimes much bigger as well but most of the linking fingerring routines can be divided into 3 categories
1. A b***f b***wing
2. A S***ge b***wing
3. Real B***wing but fiddly handling

The main two just woudnt really work for me since I cant set up 1 or 2 consistently without there being a risk that someone talks too much. Although I do have to say that Nick Lewin did something similar to one of those methods in Vegas and his solution for me has been the best I have seen and I am still fighting if I should get it or not.

There is solutions to "fiddly handling". Durham routine mentioned is really good. Roger Klause routine is also very good. Tom Stone has really really nice way to get around the fiddling. It looks like Regal routine gets around it as well, but there is also a change that he uses method 1 or 2. After all, Greg Otto says in his DVD that in Magic castle linking finger rings is one of the easiest things to do cos there will always be someone in the audience that you know. This isn't an option for most real workers :/

What makes this extremely tempting is that it is from David Regal! He has put out pretty much only workers and high quality stuff. And when worker like Cody Fisher approves it you know it must be good Smile

Sincerely

Juha-Matti
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