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hugmagic
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David Copperfield is very good at doing this. He has the original counter that the man at Macy's demoed on for years. David remembered seeing this man work the board in his youth. He said that once after a show, this man showed David and his crew the board. He and his crew were absolutely floored with the skill and smoothness this guy had developed over all the years. When he passed, his family contacted David and gave him the demo counter.
It is one of the featured things David does if you are lucky enough to get a tour of his museum.
The moral is don't overlook the obvious. In the right hands, it becomes a masterpiece and could influence another David Copperfield.
Richard E. Hughes, Hughes Magic Inc., 352 N. Prospect St., Ravenna, OH 44266 (330)296-4023
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KungFuMagic
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That is a great story! I'd settle for finding any one for sale today LOL

It fits my persona, and the direction of my small coin & walkaround repertoire.
Nick Sasso
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This is a must have prop. The prop it self is unique and cleverly design, definitely not easy to make. Affordable and its great effect.
Worth just to keep on the shelf for collectors and serve great effect for performer.

Just google this seem no dealers sell this recently.
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Dear fellows,

I have an idea to do this board easier and faster to master without much practice. You will be able to open and close the trapdoor faster and easier without afraid the coin jammed or falling out from the slit. 100 percent surefire! Please see this video:
https://youtube.com/shorts/XjycBMrQiCc?feature=share

and this is how:
U just need tape.
https://youtu.be/fDngYK49nsg


read the description on the clip.
Thank you for reading hope you like it.
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I have the link to the new manufacturing run being sold by Mad Hatter Magic. Could be a worker if I cannot find a pre-owned one that needs a new home, and has some charm/history/story with it. It's the heart of the thing that often calls to me, over the cheapest price.
Nick Sasso
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If you decide to go with the boards from Mad Hatter, I’d suggest buying a few of them since they are so cheap. I bought mine from the Cuckoo’s Nest in Pittsburgh when the owner was still alive. Some boards have better action than others. You’ll soon have a supply of workers that you can rely on.
by EVILDAN....
"The Coin Board Book" - moves and routines with the coin panel board. - http://www.lybrary.com/the-coin-board-book-p-827955.html
"SLASHER - A Horror Whodunnit" - a bizarre close-up routine based on Bob Neale's "Sole Survivor."
PM me for more info.
"Zombie Town" - a packet effect about how a small town turned into zombies. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nzJhcoJtyOM
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