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Topic: RFA Card Trimmer
Message: Posted by: kentfgunn (Feb 1, 2018 05:27PM)
RFA Card Trimmer


Tony Miller and Rose Rings have developed a card trimmer. They have some crazy stuff machined for them by insane machinists. They are stainless steel additions to what Rosie knows to be the the best commercial grade paper cutter. (She worked in an industry for a decade or two that used them)

This thing makes straight cuts perfectly, repeatedly every time. The guides RFA has will cut strippers at two different angles: fine and psycho-fine. With some shim stock you can set this up for any angle you desire.

It's similar to the rig James Riser wrote about on Genii. Rosie's expertise selected the best commercial paper cutter out there. Tony's machined inserts won't slip. It'll cut an entire deck in a few minutes once you get the hang of it. Tony stole all the card gaffing tools I had for a couple of months, crawled into his Bat-cave and this is his card gaffing love-child.

You are not limited in the length of cards you can gaff. RFA Is making up Waite-sized tarot decks stripped. The trimmer will handle Jumbo cards. Gosh, buy a big enough trimmer and you could Svengalize your entire poster collection. This thing kicks a Porper trimmer in the butt. Did I mention the self-sharpening Sheffield steel blades?

Also Rosie has a line on a great and inexpensive corner trimmer. I have four other ones. This one's better and less expensive. I bought the required gizmos from Tony. The rest is coming via Amazon Friday. I'll experiment this weekend and report back. Pretty sure it will do belly strippers as well.

Use the years Rosie sold her soul to Fedex and Kinkos. Use the crazy guides Tony designed and STRIP!



Total cost is right at 400 dollars.

I don't think Tony has many sets of rails. They're not advertising this item yet. Tony will sell you single or double cut strippers that are flawless.

Oh . . . Buy Mike Feldman's book on the stripper deck too.

http://rfaproductions.com/ will have ad copy up soon.

Mike is on here, on the Café buy the book from him or co-author Ryan Plunkett. Penguin has it too.

http://www.penguinmagic.com/p/S23080

DISCLAIMER - I am Tony's pal. I get nothing out of recommending his stuff, other than a place at his booth to hang out. Mike's a seriously smart guy and sleight-of-hand master. He's a lawyer but a pal, nonetheless.

Hugs all the way around.

KG
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 2, 2018 11:31AM)
Well that was fast. It is sold out... We wont have anymore till march...

Tony
Message: Posted by: rboyd (Feb 2, 2018 11:48AM)
[quote]On Feb 2, 2018, Doomo wrote:
Well that was fast. It is sold out... We wont have anymore till march...

Tony [/quote]

That must be a nice feeling :)
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 2, 2018 06:48PM)
[quote]On Feb 2, 2018, rboyd wrote:
[quote]On Feb 2, 2018, Doomo wrote:
Well that was fast. It is sold out... We wont have anymore till march...

Tony [/quote]

That must be a nice feeling :) [/quote]

Kinda weird actually. I originally made the rig for me to make specialized gaffs. Then several folx asked me about it. So I spent about a month and made up several of them. I showed them at Magi-Fest and well POW!... So we were stunned.

Tony
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 8, 2018 11:55AM)
Interesting news... Did a small 2nd run... Sold out also... BUT this time they were bought by magic shops to make gaffed decks and pads...

Its a strange world.

Tony
Message: Posted by: Jonathan Townsend (Feb 8, 2018 08:45PM)
What would you like folks to do if they find this thread in a year or ten? Email rfaproductions about availability?
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 25, 2018 09:12PM)
Ok... The new run will be coming out soon... But it is almost all presold...3 left unspoken for...

Tony
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 27, 2018 08:40AM)
And now all sold... AGAIN!
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Mar 1, 2018 08:13PM)
We were just informed that a additional 25% tarriff on steel and aluminum is going into effect. the cost of the parts for the trimmer are almost certainly going up soon. We have 6 more sets due in about 3 weeks BEFORE the price increase. So the price will be rising after this.
Iffin ya want one at the old price... get it soon.

Tony
Message: Posted by: Magiguy (Mar 7, 2018 07:38PM)
Okay... so I was lucky enough to get in on this early. Received these recently and I must say, they are absolutely wonderful. Keep in mind that you will need the recommended cutter, and the corner rounder, but once you realize the possibilities you will likely consider the investment relatively small. I would recommend a set of [url=https://www.amazon.com/OEMTOOLS-25025-Blade-Master-Feeler/dp/B000BYGIR4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1520473003&sr=8-3&keywords=feeler+gauges]Feeler Gauges[/url], as well, but not really necessary.

Tony and Rosie provide a number of instructional videos that barely scratch the surface of what you will be able to do.

Highly recommended!
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Mar 10, 2018 08:18PM)
Glad ya liked it. New vids coming soon on making svengalli style pads and double svengalli decks that will force 2 things. Plus a vid on making varios packet effects.

Tony
Message: Posted by: popcalinda (Feb 3, 2019 11:44AM)
Will you produce more of these?
Message: Posted by: Jerry (Feb 3, 2019 02:58PM)
Amy updates on this? Is there another production run plan?
What is the name and/or website of the recommended commercial cutter?
Message: Posted by: popcalinda (Feb 3, 2019 03:46PM)
Can this device make convex, concave cuts as well?
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 4, 2019 04:32PM)
[quote]On Feb 3, 2019, popcalinda wrote:
Can this device make convex, concave cuts as well? [/quote] I presume you are asking if it will also make bellies. If so the answer is yes If you are asking if it will make curved cuts the answer is no. We sold out of 3 runs of this. If there is an interest in this then I might make a limited run as it is a pain in the azz...

Tony
Message: Posted by: Jerry (Feb 4, 2019 07:25PM)
Tony, if it sold out every time I would say, yes there is interest.

Hey, are you going to be at the next Genii convention? The last Genii convention I saw you at (2017) you were grinning from ear to ear. Completely sold out like in one day.

All your products are difficult to make. If was easy - I'd make 'em!
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 5, 2019 05:30AM)
[quote]On Feb 4, 2019, Jerry wrote:
Tony, if it sold out every time I would say, yes there is interest.

Hey, are you going to be at the next Genii convention? The last Genii convention I saw you at (2017) you were grinning from ear to ear. Completely sold out like in one day.

All your products are difficult to make. If was easy - I'd make 'em! [/quote]

yes. I will be at Genii. Stop by and introduce yerself!

Tony
Message: Posted by: Jerry (Feb 5, 2019 11:57AM)
Tony, you know me.

Genii - 2012 purchased Badger Wallet
Genii - 2015 purchased Vu-Lighter; Search Engine 2.0; Mobius Coin Wallet; Real Man's speed wallet; Complete Peek Wallet; Shiva Wallet and your threw in Pocket Space Plus for free, cause, uh I'm so good looking?
Genii - 2017 Nothing. By the time I arrived you were sold out b1tch.
Genii - 2019 I don't know? Yeh gonna have anything for me? Badger X huh?! Gonna be sold out again?
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Feb 6, 2019 02:23PM)
[quote]On Feb 5, 2019, Jerry wrote:
Tony, you know me.

Genii - 2012 purchased Badger Wallet
Genii - 2015 purchased Vu-Lighter; Search Engine 2.0; Mobius Coin Wallet; Real Man's speed wallet; Complete Peek Wallet; Shiva Wallet and your threw in Pocket Space Plus for free, cause, uh I'm so good looking?
Genii - 2017 Nothing. By the time I arrived you were sold out b1tch.
Genii - 2019 I don't know? Yeh gonna have anything for me? Badger X huh?! Gonna be sold out again? [/quote]

Actually I will have several new things. See ya soon!

Tony
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Apr 21, 2020 01:37PM)
Ok... After repeated requests We are doing a new run of card trimmers.we are making 8. There are 3 that are unspoken for. These are 12 inch and 15 inch models. AS BEFORE they do mini decks jumbo, tarot and poker sized cards. Self sharpening and it comes with an excellent corner rounder. It is 400 shipped fed ex in the usa. Let me know soon.

Tony and Rose
Message: Posted by: Poof-Daddy (Apr 21, 2020 03:39PM)
This is probably a dumb question (I have a lot of those) but is this still a "part / jig / mechanism / add-on" that you have to add to a cutter you still need to buy separately? (I thought you had something like that a few years back) Or is this everything you need for $400?
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Apr 21, 2020 04:07PM)
Just like last time it is everything you need.

Tony
Message: Posted by: Poof-Daddy (Apr 21, 2020 06:20PM)
Cool, thanks.
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Apr 21, 2020 06:32PM)
I keep saying I wont make another round... And then people start asking... A lot of folx like the fact that it works with jumbo, tarot and regular cards and business cards. Tony
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Apr 25, 2020 08:09AM)
2 left, out of 8. Please let me know if you want a trimmer.

Tony
Message: Posted by: Doomo (Apr 30, 2020 02:31AM)
Only one left...

Tony