116 entries in Rubber Band / Penetration
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Dr. L. Rothbart Beats the Band! handling for jumping rubber band Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 8) 3
Unknown The Penetrating Ring fingers trapped with rubber band, yet finger ring gets on finger Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 131
Unknown The Jumping Rubber Band classicRelated to Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 134
Ken Crossen Elas-Trick through hand The Phoenix 1-50 (Issue 25) 104
Mel Forrester Rubber Band Thumb Tie knotting method Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 283
Ronald B. Edwards ScissorAction rubberband on scissors The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 653
Gene Tarbell Rubber Band Off String rubber band penetrates string Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 104
Fred Furman The Jumping Band Rubber band jumps from index finger to middle finger Mathematics, Magic And Mystery 91
Dai Vernon, Bill Bowman Dai Vernon's Adaption of Bill Bowman's "Clipped" rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off billInspired byAlso published here The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 103
Unknown Linked Paper-Clip Idea rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off billInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 306
Harry Lorayne, Walter Rollins Snap! Plus three part routine: one of two rubber bands vanishes from classic penetration position, broken and restored, second rubberband appears and vanishes Reputation-Makers 125
Roy Baker Bandit Bill with rubber band Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 236
Unknown The Uncanny Penetrating Rubber Bands now known as "Crazy Man's Handcuffs"VariationsAlso published here Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 214
Karl Fulves Elastrik ending with genuinely linked rubber bandsInspired by The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1173
Arthur Setterington Tube-Off plastic tube is threaded on a rubber band and penetrates it under a handkerchief Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 583
Karl Fulves Jacks And Jill cards penetrate rubber band around case Cryptology 110
Karl Fulves Puzzling Passage card penetrates rubber band around deck, problemRelated to Cryptology 105
Father Cyprian Cyprian's Passage rubber band around case, card visibly pushed throughRelated to Cryptology 106
Paul Harris Stretch rubber banded deck, top card pulled through and penetrates rubber bandVariations Close-up Entertainer 148
Jay Rene It's a Snap rubber band through thumb Elastrix 7
Unknown Ring-Off getting ring off rubber band, more a puzzleRelated to Elastrix 10
Unknown Put It On reverse of "Ring-Off"Related to Elastrix 10
Unknown Snap rubber band around card, card penetrates and is now around next card, "Pixel" precursor Elastrix 15
Unknown Thumb Penetration Elastrix 22
Unknown Criss-Cross deck wrapped both ways with rubber band, thrown to other hand, selection remains in hand Elastrix 24
Unknown Button Holed long elastic through spectator's button hole Elastrix 25
Unknown Ring-Go! rubber band on string, ends held by spectator, it is removed Elastrix 28
Willie Schneider Willie Schneider Contributed This One thumb penetration Elastrix 33
Unknown A Penetration two rubber bands around hand, penetration Elastrix 34
Ben D. Stone Thumb-Thru Elastrix 34
Unknown Penetrating Bands Also published here Elastrix 12
Stanley Collins Jumping Band rubber band jumps from two finger to other two fingers
- The Exchange Jump (two rubber bands simultaneously)
- For the Skeptics (locked with another rubber band)
Elastrix 11
Fred Furman The Jumping Band rubber band between two fingers, apparently penetrates one while spectator is holding the fingerAlso published here
  • The Magical Bulletin, Jan. 1921
Elastrix 30
Unknown Finger Penetration Elastrix 32
Ed Balducci Another Finger Penetration Elastrix 32
Karl Fulves Slippery Shears No. 56, rubber band on scissors, us freed under handkerchief Self-Working Table Magic 69
Stanley Collins The Jumping Rubber Band No. 58, classic Self-Working Table Magic 71
Fred Furman Double Jump No. 59, Collins Jumping Rubber Band, with two bands Self-Working Table Magic 73
Ken Beale A Quick Getaway No. 61, rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card Self-Working Table Magic 74
Michael Weber, Gaëtan Bloom Flash Link really linked, see credit correction on page lxix The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Winter Extra) 158
Michael Weber Linking Stanley really linked The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Winter Extra) 159
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer finger ring on rubber bandRelated toVariationsAlso published here The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 13) 120
Steve Beam Convincer for Rubber Ringer Inspired by The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 2) 36
El Duco Fantastic Elastics Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 3) 1191
Michael Weber The Linking Rubber Bands examinable in linked conditionAlso published here Side Effects 7
Michael Weber Upward Mobility card rises, then card rises through rubber band of banded deck and stops halfway with band through center of card Side Effects 8
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer two phasesAlso published here Magic with Finger Rings 12
Loren Michaels Band-It opposite than normal Crazy Man's Handcuffs West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 12
Michael Weber Linking Rubber Bands examinable in linked conditionAlso published here Gimmick (Issue 1) 12
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It finger ring on rubber bandVariations Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
A. Berkeley Davis Band Display touchesInspired by Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 8
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders The Impromptu Link two phasesInspired by When Creators Collide... 52
Rajneesh Madhok The Uncanny Penetrating Finger Ring rubber band through finger ring Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1350
Eric DeCamps "Snap" Finger Ring/Link Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1371
George D. Franzen The Dissolving Rubber Band as climax to usual penetrationRelated toAlso published here Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1426
Michael Ammar The Linking Bands Pinch finesseInspired by Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 6
Dan Harlan, Mitch Williams Linking Rubber Bands Related toVariations Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 2 No. 4,5&6) 28
Dan Harlan Traveling Cash folded bill jumps up the ladder of two rubber bands between fingers The Minotaur (Issue Sneak Preview) 1
Herb Zarrow Unlinking Bands The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1365
Arthur Setterington Getaway Also published here
  • "Getaway" (Arthur Setterington, New Pentagram, May 1970)
The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1368
Herb Zarrow Linking Bands The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1377
Karrell Fox Houdini Escapes rubber band jumps from first and second to third and fourth finger, with second band around finger tips My Latest Book 37
Chris Kenner The Battle of the Bands Related toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 525
Mark Fitzgerald Back Two-Gether reversed Setterington's linking rubber bands / Crazy Man's Handcuffs The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2) 8
Stephen Kradolfer The Power Link The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 33) 581
Stan Hersch The Linking Rubberbands credit corrections see p. 2003 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 6) 1933
Michael Ammar The Linking Headbands Pinch done with thick headbands The Magic of Michael Ammar 158
Scott Robinson Contra Band two rubber bands link, then one vanishes The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 702
Michael Weber, Chris Kenner Stretching It - Phase One (linking)
- Phase Two Unlinking (Dan Harlan position)
Related to Life Savers 139
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It three phases The Magic of Michael Ammar 135
Richard Bartram, Jr. Break Through rubber band through pencil The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 661
Michael Ammar The Crazy Man's Handcuffs The Magic of Michael Ammar 238
Michael Weber Offhand Penetration rubber band through spectator's wristRelated to Life Savers 58
Chris Kenner Missing Link Related toAlso published here Totally Out Of Control 15
Barry Govan Ring Link ring on rubber band, finally rubber band is broken to release ring Ring Link 4
Mark Fitzgerald Duet penetrating rubber bands variations and handling, crazy man's handcuffs The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 43) 773
David Neighbors Twice As Crazy variation on Setterington's Crazy Man's Handcuffs The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3) 3
Ken Kuroki Stanley Collins Meets Corinda four-phase rubber band through fingers, fooling Five Times Five - Japan 48
Dan Harlan Joint Venture rubber band penetrates middle finger twice The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 2) 10
Michael Goldman A "Golden" Escape finger ring Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 6) 2225
Karl Fulves Elastic Lock rubber band used to lock fingers, another one still manages to be around finger Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 8
T. C. Churchwell Band through Wrist Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16 No. 3) 2194
Karl Fulves Interval of Darkness "By Any Stretch - Part Two of a continuing series"
rubber band on performer's finger, spectator holds finger and closes eyes, rubber band is released, repeat phase
Related toAlso published here Verbatim (Issue 4) 29
Scott Hitchcock The Uncanny Re-Linked Rubber Bands acutally reverse for penetration Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 6) 2372
Michael Goldman Strand through Strand one rubberband Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 12) 2439
Joel Givens Geometrick The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 55) 1041
Joe Rindfleisch Twentieth Century Bands rubber band appears (actually) linked between two other bands Elastrix - Volume 2 13
Joe Rindfleisch The Jo-dan Link Inspired by Elastrix - Volume 2 17
Joe Rindfleisch Remote Link spectator holds bands between fingersInspired by Elastrix - Volume 2 20
Paul Daniels Truly Through stem of wine glass Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 10) 2559
Joe Rindfleisch Thnap! doubled rubber band penetrates (spectator's) thumb Elastrix - Volume 2 4
Joe Rindfleisch Rubber Necking rubber band through neck Elastrix - Volume 2 6
Joe Rindfleisch Likewise Kneed rubber band through leg Elastrix - Volume 2 7
Joe Rindfleisch A Marriage of Convenience Inspired by Elastrix - Volume 2 22
Joe Rindfleisch On Again, Off Again brass ring penetrates rubber band
- First Penetration - On!
- Second Penetration - Off!
- Third Penetration - On Again!
- Fourth Penetration - Off Again!
- Fifth Penetration - On Once More!
- Sixth Penetration - Spin Off!
- Seventh Penetration - Off on Command!
- Final Phase - Link and Restoration!
Inspired by Elastrix — Volume 2 25
Karl Fulves Brass Band rubber band on performer's third finger, spectator holds second and third fingers and closes eyes, rubber band is now on second and third fingersRelated toAlso published here Underworld (Issue 1) 8
Karl Fulves Band It No. 21, rubber band on performer's fourth finger, spectator holds second and third fingers and closes eyes, rubber band is now on second and third fingersAlso published here Easy Magic 27
Karl Fulves Interval of Darkness No. 22, rubber band on performer's finger, spectator holds finger and closes eyes, rubber band is released, repeat phaseAlso published here Easy Magic 28
Peter W. Tappan The Old Jumping Rubber Band finessed handling Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 9) 2693
Bob Knigge Hook-Up two rubber bands link, reversed Crazy Man's Handcuffs, then through spectator's finger The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 1) 8
Bruce Colton Rubber Band Through Wrist Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2621
Karl Fulves Contraband rubber band around third finger, held by spectator who closes eyes, band jumps to fourth finger, wrist hide-out, band can also jump to spectator's wristRelated to Underworld (Issue 5) 63
Rainer Pfeiffer Snap-Shot linking rubberbands in the spectator's hands The Book 20
Joshua Jay Watch This! Rubberband visibly linked onto watchbandAlso published here A Teen's Routines 57
Troy Hooser The Locker Dan Harlan's linking rubber bands, pad lock appears linked with the bands as a climaxInspired by The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 68) 1395
Slydini Linking Rubber Band Mystery crazy man's handcuffs
- Phase 1 - The Invisible Release
- Phase 2 - They're Never Inside
- Phase 3 - Crisscross Transformation
- Phase 4 - The Instant Escape
- Phase 5 - Applause - Applause
- Slydini's Additional Pointers
Slydini's Linking Rubber Band Mystery 6
Karl Fulves Ghost Goblet "Short Takes"
glass goblet on table upside down, rubber band around bottom, spectator puts finger on top and closes eyes, rubber band frees from spectator's finger and is around performer's
Related to The Fine Print (Issue 8) 230
Joshua Jay Watch This Rubberband visibly linked onto watchbandAlso published here Magic Atlas 125
Unknown Coffee Cup Bet rubber band around wrist and one finger, cup hanged on same finger, rubber band has to be maneuvered into cup, spectator has to close eyes and touch fingerRelated to Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 234
Karl Fulves Bandini QD & KD in banded deck, king penetrates rubber band visually together with butter knife, queen pops out Under Tension 14
David Acer Packs a Wallet! Rubberband wrapped around wallet vanishes, appears around a credit card inside the walletInspired by Random Acts of Magic 275
Martin Gardner Band Through Hand or string, rubber band penetrates finger and vanishes (if rubber band is used)Related to Prolix (Issue 3) 196
Tyler Wilson A.K.A. 47 rubber band and borrowed ring linkAlso published here Reinventing the Real 121
Unknown Penetrating Rubber Band Gag through spectator's finger Secret Agenda (Issue Jan 8) 12
Bill Bowman, Dai Vernon Clipped! rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off billAlso published here Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 14
George D. Franzen The Dissolving Rubber Band as climax to crazy man's hand cuffsAlso published here Stand-Up Fantasies 7