Card Snap Performance
HotShot With Rubber Bands • 16s
Rubber bands are much stronger than people realize. They can hold back an entire deck of cards from moving around. But some cards are very stubborn and want to separate themselves from the pack for a better life. Your spectators will do a double take when a single card somehow escapes from the binding of the rubber band. This effect is awesome for starting card trick routines or performing more tricks with everyday objects. Ben Salinas will show you exactly how to fool your audience with other effects featured in this series: “Hotshot with Rubber Bands.”
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Card Snap Secret
Setup: Wrap two medium-sized rubber bands all around the deck vertically about one half inch apart. Then place your chosen card on top of the entire deck face up. Now you’re ready to get started.
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Splitting a Band into 2
How can you make a trick with bands twice as exciting? By adding another band into the mix. Ben demonstrates how to make a second band appear out of thin air to double the shock and awe of your audience.
Vanishing an Object in a Silk
You borrow a ring from an audience member and using nothing but a simple, unassuming silk, you make the ring disappear. The secret here? It's all in the rubber bands. As usual.