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Topic: How to levitate a bowling ball on stage ...
Message: Posted by: maxwoolfmagic (Feb 12, 2009 12:13PM)
Hey guys!

I would like to get suggestions about how to float a bowling ball as I plan to use this effect for my act.

Does anyone have ideas for this? I have had some ideas but they seem too unrealistic and troublesome.

Cheers!
Message: Posted by: B Hackler (Feb 12, 2009 02:36PM)
I would suggest you look at the voyager floating ball rig. I have own one in the past it's a great system. I believe a bowling ball would push it to it's limits but with a little modification it would be possible. my 2 cents
Message: Posted by: feifei (Feb 12, 2009 08:49PM)
Maybe with a fake bowling ball that's very light?
Message: Posted by: Necromancer (Feb 12, 2009 09:17PM)
Methodology discussions really don't belong in this section, as anybody casually browsing the Café can read them. That's why there's a Secret Sessions area. (Maxwoolfmagic, I realize that you don't yet have the 50 posts necessary to discuss things there, but perhaps people will respond to you via PM in the meantime.)

Best,
Neil
Message: Posted by: maxwoolfmagic (Feb 14, 2009 08:07AM)
Thanks for the input Hackler! I will check it out.
I have tried switching the ball but I prefer entering with no stage preparation.
Neil, I'm sorry for the post. Didn't realize there was a Secret Sessions area as I am new to the forum. I will ask people to PM me from now on.

Thanks to all!
Message: Posted by: magician2121 (Mar 7, 2009 07:37PM)
Contact The Great Kaplan a.k.a. David kaplan he did this effect at 2008 magi-fest