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Topic: "Jacked" by The Godfather, Vinny Marini
Message: Posted by: Mb217 (Mar 27, 2009 06:49PM)
The Godfather is a master of closeup magic. He can do it with coins, cards, dice, etc. He's also quite creative with Rubberbands. Here is his take on Harry Lorayne's Broken and Restored Band called "Snapped." Vinny's version is called "Jacked." Also to credit here is Vince Mendoza.

Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ8jLru5Dog
Message: Posted by: Father Photius (Mar 27, 2009 10:56PM)
You gotta admire the Godfather's stuff. Totally top shelf all the way. Some of the best close-up stuff I've seen.
Message: Posted by: MickeyPainless (Mar 28, 2009 12:08AM)
Never been in to rubber band work but I got to watch Vinny and Vince a bit at WMS and they did some wicked cool stuff!

Good stuff Godfather,

Message: Posted by: Eddini_81976 (Mar 28, 2009 09:15AM)

I did this track, years and years aho, I learned off a begginners tape. I actally didn't know it was one of the real good ones, Shame om me, This ismy take on it. Great Job Vinnie, Ed, (Eddini), E,D,

Message: Posted by: vinsmagic (Mar 28, 2009 10:53AM)
Yes Ed this a very old Harrs Idea.
the only thing I did was tweek the get ready infront of the audience and the one hand diplay ,ala Vince Mendoza and my one handed display, which both of these ideas IMO makes the effect more powerful,,,
any way nice job on the way you did this