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Nick23
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Does anyone know if a motorized haunted deck exists?

I'm basically imagining something like a devano rising card deck but instead of using gravity to make the card rise, you could place the deck flat on a table and have a small mechanical or electric motor cut the deck and push out a selected card.

Thanks
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Not a motorized deck, but the "Paramecium Deck/Pack" gave the desired effect.

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I think that Cinerod (Canada?) (wrong spelling) used to sell a COBRA DECK that was similar to what you are seeking.

I could be misremembering. Smile

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Not motorized, but I did know a fellow who had a gimick he would put onto the deck so it would part when he slightly shook or pounded on the table. He usually pounded on it enough to jar the cards.
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I bought a cobra deck many years ago (1978). Yes it is a Cinemod release, copyright Dom Paolino. A motorized tally ho deck. And it works. But I never use it and I would never use it. If someone use it in close up, let me know.
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On Oct 4, 2017, merlin5150 II wrote:
How about this one....

http://taylorimagineering.com/shop/haunting/


I have this and it is good but in my mind the best mechanical Haunted Deck is the Cobra Deck by Martin Schwartz. Uses a clock work motor. Nice smooth slow action. Don't believe he is making them anymore but may find one on the used market.

https://www.martinsmagic.com/allmagic/ca......chwartz/
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ITR will do what you require.
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Looks like Tannen's is also selling an exclusive "Double Cobra Deck" (finds two cards).

http://tannensmagic.corecommerce.com/the......eck.html
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I owned a Schwartz Cobra Deck many years ago and, sadly, lost it when we moved. It was a wonderful mechanism and paled in comparison to the one I ordered from Tannens recently. Yes, the new one is from Schwartz as well, but in my opinion isn't nearly as well made and came in such a state that I needed to almost rebuild it. File under: WHEN I WAS A KID WE WALKED UP HILL TO SCHOOL BOTH WAYS AND WE WERE HAPPY ABOUT IT.
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