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Topic: Egg protection!
Message: Posted by: Bob Sanders (Jan 14, 2008 01:26PM)
Easter inventories are back in Dollar Tree. Stock up on plastic eggs to hold real eggs, gimmicked eggs, and other small props (thumb tip with silk etc.) while they have them.

Bob Sanders
Magic By Sander
Message: Posted by: mrunge (Jan 14, 2008 08:25PM)
Great idea Bob!

Mark. :thumbsup:
Message: Posted by: TheAmbitiousCard (Jan 14, 2008 09:11PM)
I've used one before to hold my eggbag egg. It's a great idea!
Message: Posted by: Regan (Jan 16, 2008 12:01PM)
Bob, I saw those last night and I thought of you. LOL No kidding, I really did. I may always associate you with plastic eggs! :)

Message: Posted by: Bill Palmer (Jan 24, 2008 04:06PM)
If you are paranoid about your egg bag egg, get an egg case from some place that sells camping gear.

I made a hard shell egg case, like the kind you put violins and/or guitars in, from a jumbo egg shell. I lined it with satin and put a latch and handle on it. I gave it to Johnny Thompson.
Message: Posted by: Bob Sanders (Jan 25, 2008 05:39PM)
Way to go Bill!

I thought Johnny would have used a harmonica case.

Bob Sanders
Magic By Sander
Message: Posted by: Bill Palmer (Jan 25, 2008 10:26PM)
Johnny went nuts when he saw this. I made it for him back in 1985.
Message: Posted by: Bob Sanders (Jan 28, 2008 10:52PM)

What is 23 years among friends? I bet that was the last thing Johnny ever expected. He certainly has a use for it.

Look here for another popular solution:


Campers will know this one.

Bob Sanders
Magic By Sander
Message: Posted by: Raymagic11 (Mar 30, 2009 10:21AM)
Great Idea! I still hate the fear that goes through me when I grab that egg and it is gone..to pieces. With this such fear is eliminated, and one can have more confidence in the egg act!
Message: Posted by: Bob Sanders (Apr 2, 2009 04:36AM)

This year (2009) I've noticed that Dollar Tree has an new size added to its inventory. They still carry both. However, the newest item is too small for Grade A Large eggs.

The ones I got this time that did fit have sparkles in them and are 12/$1. These are ALSO no longer available! The replacement is TOO SMALL!

Dollar Tree is no longer the answer.

Bob Sanders
Magic By Sander
Message: Posted by: TheAmbitiousCard (Apr 2, 2009 11:59AM)
For my egg bag routine, I put the egg back in the bag, I fold it up and I put it inside a plastic drink mix container and screw on the lid. The container is velcro'd to the inside of my case. This way the egg is safely padded by the bag and the bag stays unwrinkled.
Message: Posted by: Kevinr (Apr 27, 2009 07:33PM)
I just use to fake eggs that come with the hobson egg bag no need for real ones..
Message: Posted by: TheAmbitiousCard (Apr 27, 2009 08:56PM)
Not unless you want people to think that you're really working with a real egg.
Message: Posted by: Bob Sanders (May 6, 2009 05:29PM)

I think you have a point. Having eggs that don't look real is like doing dove magic with duck decoys and wondering why the audience isn't as convinced as you are.

Think of the money saved if you gave wooden candy for Valentines!

Bob Sanders
Magic By Sander