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Montana76
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Hi all!
This might be a stupid question but I live in Norway and we do not have these brown paper bags in our stores so I cannot test and check.

I'd like to do the Vanishing Bottle gag/effect with the Norm Nielsen 9" Beck Bottle ( https://nnmagic.com/store/nielsen-vanish......-bottle/ ).
What would be the correct size of brown paper bag to order online?

Have a great day!
Montana
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They use lunch bags, which are 13cm x 7.9cm x 26.9cm
Think inside the box. . . it's less crowded.
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Thank you so much Dustin!!!
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I use not a paper bag but a bag made of cloth. This way I do not need new paper bags
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Robert: won't it unfold? Do you have a link or picture?
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The advantage to using a paper bag is that you can actually tear up the bag after crushing it. This makes it more convincing that the bottle has vanished.
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Here's another idea for you coke bottle owners: vanish the bottle in two stages. First shrink it down to salt shaker size, where upon it becomes even easier to tuck-it or top-it. https://www.amazon.com/Coca-Cola-Glass-S......03KUUALQ
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Here in the UK, McDOnald's has the right sized bags. I just ask nicely for a few extras.
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Thank you Ross!
With or without the logo?
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Mine have the logo on them. Makes no difference in my act, but others might differ.
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The advantage for those using my "Tear-up-the-bag-and-toss-little-pieces-into-the-air-to-float-gently-down-to-the-waste-basket" method is the color and weight of the ordinary average Dollar Store lunch bag.
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What is so much more convincing about tearing up the bag? The bottle clearly can not be in the crumpled bag.

That is sort of magicians thinking.
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I'm also not sure how you tear up the bag considering it's not actually empty.
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I was curious as to ask the pieces floating down.
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Perhaps the torn pieces of bag are a lead in to a snowstorm in China effect or a restored bag and appearing bottle?
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