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ALLEN TIPTON
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Do any of you guys recall a version of The Haunted Deck-in the 70's whereby some powder was placed below the chosen card?
Then when the deck was put on the table or floor it slowly swung open due to the powder!

Does anyone know the NAME of this Powder or
Did this effect have a name?

Many thanks Guys

Allen Tipton
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Allen Tipton began magic at 9.Joined Staffs. Magic Soc at 14. President 8 times Guild Of Magicians Nottingham UK IBM member.1980 reproduced Dante's Show & made Magician Of Month by IBM Intern.President.Currently writing Dear Magician series in Abra magazi
Ferry Gerats
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Sorry I can't recall the name but I do know that Ken Brooke sold it. I never saw it advertised but I bought it from him during a visit at his studio.
Tom G
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I think there's an old trick in Close up Card Magic by Harry Lorayne that uses salt for this.
SIX
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Couldn't you take old salt tricks, and apply that? Just thinking out loud.
Alan Munro
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This may be what you're looking for: http://www.liquidreflector.com/Reflectiveglassbeads.html
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Alan is correct. This will work much better than standard type salt as it gives a rolling type of effect as its rounded not granular. Good for haunted deck, card locations etc.
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