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Topic: Apple Disappear
Message: Posted by: konradz (Mar 10, 2010 02:19PM)
Quick question guys, hopefully you can help me out. I have an idea to do something in the office. Wondering if someone can point me in a good source for a method to make a small fruit (the size of an apple) disappear.

Thank you
Message: Posted by: Metatron (Mar 10, 2010 02:25PM)
You could eat it. :)
Message: Posted by: Spellbinder (Mar 10, 2010 03:07PM)
How is your sleight of hand? Can you make a billiard ball disappear?
Message: Posted by: konradz (Mar 10, 2010 03:13PM)
Disregard the actual fruit =P

I'm basically looking for source to learn how to make such objects like a billiard ball disappear (using sleight of hand)
Message: Posted by: Mark Williams (Mar 10, 2010 10:05PM)
Ray Kosby has a great effect where an apple changes color. You can find that on his exceptional DVD Ray Kosby's Impossible Close-Up Magic.

Best Magical Regards,

Mark Williams
Message: Posted by: AlexanderY (Mar 11, 2010 08:29AM)
You could do a billiard ball vanish.

Or for a complete vanish, you can either ditch it in your side pockets if your pants have them. Or use a topit.
Message: Posted by: Spellbinder (Mar 11, 2010 10:28AM)
Message: Posted by: Hansel (Mar 11, 2010 01:51PM)
Message: Posted by: Metatron (Mar 11, 2010 02:32PM)
Do a Top-of-Fist vanish like this:


Followed by a changeover palm to show both hands empty.

Message: Posted by: Metatron (Mar 11, 2010 02:51PM)
Here is an example of a vanishing apple for you to study:

First vanish is simply a false transfer.

Second vanish is the Silent Mora Wand Spin Vanish also called Vernon's Wand Spin Vanish.


As with all sleight of hand, this will take practice, practice, practice!

Metatron :)
Message: Posted by: bicycle66 (Mar 14, 2010 06:27AM)
I would look up some of Greg Wilson or Jay Sankey DVD's they have some great stuff on them using everday items. I can't reamember the exact DVD's when I get home I will look it up. Sean.
Message: Posted by: bicycle66 (Mar 14, 2010 06:59AM)
Greg Wilson on the spot Jay Sankey anytime anywhere the others I thought of were Lennart Green green magic he produces a bottle and Bill Malone on the loose does a lemon with the signed card inside I've tried and it seemed to go over really well. Hope this helps Sean.
Message: Posted by: DWRackley (Mar 14, 2010 10:21PM)
Is it too late to suggest the Gallagher method making fruit disappear? (aka "The Sledge-a-matic")

Of course the "restore" part is a little messy.....
Message: Posted by: bicycle66 (Mar 15, 2010 09:00AM)
I always thought that bindertwine and crazy glue could fix anything :lol:
Message: Posted by: othelo68 (Mar 15, 2010 07:51PM)
If its a small enough apple you could just palm it off and ditch it in your pocket while you draw attention to your other hand like a billiard ball vanish