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Besides CMH, what is the best rubber band trick?

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When it involves cards, I love doing card revelations with rubber bands. Smile
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Darn I was going to say Crazy Man's Handcuffs. Smile The only other trick I know with only rubber bands is the trick from mind bender. I think that is pretty cool.
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God, there are so many. I think that Traveling Cash is good as well as the Crazy Twist vanish. I'd have to say the BEST rubber band trick other than CMH is Pinnacle. Russ is a member here and the routine looks like trick photography. It's simply great.
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There are many effects out there, but I find the best reaction I get is doing Chris Kenner’s Missing Link.
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Some don't consider it a trick as much as a stunt, but the Boomerang Band, I think its called, where the band rolls back to you is really something to see. It also is incredibly difficult to do. I tried for a long, long time to just do it once… never did. I wouldn't really recommend it therefore, but it’s quite a trick.
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Try Pinnacle with ring and string. It is very good.
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Dan Harlan's linking bands, in my opinion, wipes the floor with CMH. It's on his video, Band shark.
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How much overlap does Band shark have with the 3 Rubber Band Magic videos he has?
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Pinnacle is a great effect. I always end with the disappearing band where you have two bands (but in actuality you only have one) and you pretend to unlink it, but the second band disappears. This is a great trick with an even greater response.
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Where could I find Pinnacle?

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Elastrix 2 also has some nice effects in them but there's overlap with Dan Harlan's videos. After a while, the tricks all seem to be using similar principles. Why not try creating your own version?
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I'll cast my vote for Pinnacle too. Andre check your favorite dealer, it's a DVD.
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Linking Bands.
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I do Crazy Mans Handcuffs with my own addition, I don't want to tell people how it works but it has fooled all my magi friends and is a real eye popper. Other than that Pinnacle is tops.
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Linked 4 Life. Check it out on visions, its very sweet. Smile
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Crazy Man’s Handcuffs. A classic.
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Crazy Man’s Handcuffs isn't just one of the best rubber band tricks, it's one of the greatest magic effects period. Missing Link (Kenner) is another favorite. I also like the ring on band effects (Pinnacle, Ammar's Ring Band-It, and Simon Aronson's Ringleader), although I haven't performed those enough to personally say how well they go over with lay audiences.
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I have recently become quite fond of The Joining. I also love Missing Link, CMHC, and Pinnacle. Ring Leader is ok too.
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