43 entries in Cards / Principles / Locator Cards / Nailnick
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Unknown Fifth Method nailnick Tricks with Cards 70
Unknown Fifth Method nailnick as selection is replaced underneath fan More Magic 22
Unknown Amerikanische Methode nail nick Der moderne Kartenk√ľnstler 131
Ben Erens Miracle Card Location nail nick while inserting card in fan Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 331
Sid Lorraine Addition to Elliott's Crimp nail nick Greater Magic 52
Ben Erens, Henry Gordien, Louis Zingone Nicking the Edge of a Card three methods by those three people of nicking a selection, one with pencil Greater Magic 61
Theodore Annemann Nail Nick Key Control The Jinx 51-100 (Issue Winter Extra 1938/39) 368
Unknown 46 - Scrapes and nicks. How to nailnick "Outs" Precautions and Challenges 64
Audley Walsh The Mystic Twelve cards pocketed and another remembered, performer divines position of selection and number of cards in pocket, reverse-count forceVariations The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 82) 531
Bob Hummer By Mail (nail) packet extracted from case, bottom card remembered and shuffledAlso published here Six-Trix for 1944 6
Carmen D'Amico The Domico Location nicking the side edge Related to Card Control 51
Cy Endfield Method of Edge Marking Cy Endfield's Entertaining Card Magic - Part I 13
Unknown Nail Nick Malini and His Magic 71
Bob Veeser Acetimation estimation presentation, nail nicked ace Faro Controlled Miracles 49
Bascom Jones Add Aces all halves are face downInspired by The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 3) 14
Harry Lorayne Faro Quickie & Follow-Up two face up cards find selection peeked at, followed by challenge location with nail nick Reputation-Makers 254
Gene Nielsen Psychic Touch signed card is located blindfolded The Compleat Magick — Volume II (Issue 129) 643
Eddie Fields Tripartite Challenge card location, relatively hands-offRelated toVariations The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 41
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Different handling of Tripartite by Eddie FieldsInspired by The Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields 45
Rovi Reputation Maker very similar to Eddie Fields "Tripartite"Related to Rovi Reveals 14
Bob Hummer By Mail packet extracted from case, bottom card remembered and shuffledAlso published here Bob Hummer's Collected Secrets 23
Unknown Nail Nick bottom card The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 10
Tom Craven Mental Nick spectator cuts small packet and counts cards, then he remembers card at that position in deck Fork Full of Appetizers 5
Edward Marlo On These Subjects procedure for locating nicked, scratched, edge marked cards while riffle shuffling Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 81
Edward Marlo Scratch Sorcery or Nickromancy nicked or scratched key card and riffle shuffle control Marlo's Magazine Volume 5 227
Joseph Dunninger Publicity Effects card is divined and medium finds chosen card in the other room Publicity Secrets 9
Unknown Ace Control nail nick The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 29
Charlie Miller Additional Miller Notes - holding break while tapping on table
- nailnick and estimate distance from key
- "Vernon's 7 card, 7 piles trick."
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 3) 1
Eddie Fields Nail Nick Method Special Effects 65
Dai Vernon Nailnick The Vernon Chronicles — Volume 2 8
Edward Marlo, Alex Elmsley Weight While I Find It five methods, ungaffed, locator card, sticky cardInspired by The Olram File (Issue 7) 9
Sam Schwartz Thought Process one of thirteen cards thought of, dealing procedure according to thought-of card (color, value, suit), selection narrowed down by having one key card, see also p. 47Inspired by
  • "Contemplation" (Interim Report)
Related toVariations
Rigmarole (Issue 2) 21
Unknown Nailnick or Scratch as card is inserted, see also p. 26 Off The Books (Issue 3) 22
Karl Fulves Deck Removal Nail Nick as deck is removed from case Off The Books (Issue 5) 81
Unknown Nail Nicking Bottom Card Off The Books (Issue 6) 109
Karl Fulves In This Issue on impromptu markings on card, credit information Off The Books (Issue 3) 21
Karl Fulves Repeat After Me two decks, spectator cuts and remembers face card, then replaces, cuts behind back, both decks spread face-up, performer and spectator each push out three cards, one must be selection, performer's cards are added and counted down to in his deck, it matches spectator's selectionInspired by
  • "He Only Thinks" (Eddie Clever, Magic In The Modern Manner, Orville Meyer, 1949)
Related to
Off The Books (Issue 3) 21
Karl Fulves Mill Work putting in edge work with other objects, knife or coinRelated to Off The Books (Issue 5) 84
Karl Fulves World Series disguised ten-card poker deal for four players with twenty cards Off The Books (Issue 5) 87
Karl Fulves The Other Way apparently one-way back locations are done with a borrowed deck Off The Books (Issue 9) 175
Unknown Nail Nicking a Card Combo II 58
Karl Fulves K Thru 12 kings and queens removed, challenge location from this packet, see also p. 105 for further notesRelated to Combo II 57
Justin Higham Sense of Touch Location Card selected and lost amongst one of three piles, performer eliminates all, except selection

- First Method
- Second Method
- Third Method
Dexterity Manual 54