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Badger
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I bought this effect about two years ago when it was sold on Eric‘s website. I went through a lot of changes and spent a lot of extra money upgrading this. I do want to point out some issues with it for one it is not 99.8 percent safe. If we’re talking percentages I would say that it’s about 68% safe. One thing that I would recommend to all of you who use this effect as to get a stainless steel hook. The hook that is provided and various hooks that you would buy for this have lead in them and you can taste it as an aftertaste in your mouth later on. Also plan on cutting your gums with this it will happen. The hook that I replaced I did not bother to file down. I use a stainless steel shark Hook. The string that was provided for my set is different then what is provided today. the new string that is provided makes a huge difference. In a good way. I know a lot of pros who have damaged themselves on this affect in fact if you are friends with any on Facebook and follow them on Instagram they are not shy about posting pictures of the damage that was done. this will take some work to iron out all of the little nuances it took me about a year to get it where I wanted it. If you do decide to perform this effect it is truly a showstopper and it’s something that people talk about for a long time it is definitely one of the best investments I have made in a very long time. But it is not for everybody.
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Hm. I think it's very safe. I never had any issues. My gums did bleed once but I think because of that happening it actually enhanced the effect and reactions. But before performing I load them a little longer than typical and test them all to make sure they're in the right place. Definitely not for everybody, I agree.
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I would be hesitant with the lead hooks. I'll procure a stainless steel instead. But will definitely performthe effect.
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You would literally have to keep the hook in your mouth while sucking on it continously for a lot longer than the few minutes it's in your mouth during the routine to cause lead to leach from the hook that one would consider lead exposure.
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On Feb 16, 2020, RNK wrote:
You would literally have to keep the hook in your mouth while sucking on it continously for a lot longer than the few minutes it's in your mouth during the routine to cause lead to leach from the hook that one would consider lead exposure.


I agree. You would have to be performing this constantly all day, every day.
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If only I didn't have a wife and a kid I would have MUCH more than
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Which would be a really amazing feat in itself. Smile
Please check regularly if you are becoming the type of magician Jerry Seinfeld jokes about. (This applies to mentalists as well.)
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Really? A 2 foot long string is getting too close to someone’s mouth?
In your imagination are the germs sliding down the string and jumping onto your hand?
Betcha wouldn’t touch it with a 10 foot pole either. 🤭

This germaphobe thing is getting so bad that future generations aren’t going to want to breathe air that’s already been in someone else’s lungs.


This comment takes on a whole new meaning!
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Wow this took an interesting turn...
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In my opinion, this one is the most practical "roulette" effect for close up or parlour.
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On Dec 23, 2019, videoman wrote:

Really? A 2 foot long string is getting too close to someone’s mouth?
In your imagination are the germs sliding down the string and jumping onto your hand?
Betcha wouldn’t touch it with a 10 foot pole either. 🤭

This germaphobe thing is getting so bad that future generations aren’t going to want to breathe air that’s already been in someone else’s lungs.


This comment takes on a whole new meaning!
I have to disagree. Less than a year people will be the same as always.
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