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Topic: My Bag Came Todyay & All I Can Say Is WOW!
Message: Posted by: paul180 (Sep 15, 2017 10:00AM)
So in another thread I said that I had a bag coming and when it arrived, I would do a review.

A little history. I'm no longer a magician and technically can't even call myself a mentalist, as I haven't performed in about 3 years. However I'm dancing with getting back out there and just haven't decided, how or when? Be that as it may, my collection of both magic and metalism is so vast, that the entire top floor of my house is filled with props and collectables. I have to get organized. One way I did that in the past, was to put together kits consisting of whole shows. This made things "grab and go" while organizing everything pretty well. Of course illusions get a room of there own. But I digress.

Wanting something classy for my more expensive close up items, I looked into this bag here, http://www.ebay.com/itm/High-Quality-Close-Up-Leather-Bag-Glaze-magicians-bag-accessories-magic-trick-/112129595048?hash=item1a1b71d6a8:g:UUgAAOSw8RJXDKRf and while it fit the bill for what I was looking for the price put me off a bit. Compared to the doctors bags I was looking at it was a steal though.

So I kept searching and finally found this, http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pro-Makeup-Storage-Bag-Case-Carry-On-Cosmetic-Organizer-Nail-Art-Jewelry-Box-US/263116044273?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=562114196209&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649 Kind of looks like thesame bag doesn't it? But at about HALF the price.

So I won't go into a lot of details about the bag itself. You can read all about it at the links I posted but it's really amazing. First off the size is perfect for carrying about a 2 hour show or more. It has 7 sections that will come out in all one piece if need be. Cards, coins, and just about anything else small will fit the trays while the main bottom section can hold bigger things like glassware and the like. The leather is smooth and perfect but I'm not completely sold on the handles? I may remove them with a scissor and just use the strap? I just looks a bit feminine to me but maybe not? I don't know?

Anyway if you guys have any specific questions not contained in the details in the links? Just respond in this thread andI'll do what I can to answer you.

Take care and God bless.
Message: Posted by: mcharisse (Sep 17, 2017 04:16PM)
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. And I agree, lose the handles.
Message: Posted by: Poof-Daddy (Sep 17, 2017 07:27PM)
There was a thread a year or more ago where these were on clearance at the time in some stores
https://www.walmart.com/ip/Ktaxon-Portable-Aluminum-Makeup-Storage-Case-Train-Case-Bag-with-Mirror-Lock-Black-Jewelry-Box/566550369
My local store had them for $35 at the time. For $19, I may go look at them again. Im not sure this was the exact one but it looked just like this and cards fit perfectly in the lift out drawers as well as a bunch of other items. I wish I could find the thread again as the member posted pix with a bunch of magic items placed in it showing its potential.

The nice leather one is a great find though. I personally would probably get this one as I have a big case (the same style and colors) that I carry around now.
Message: Posted by: Montana76 (Sep 18, 2017 01:43AM)
That's a beatiful bag! Too bad they don't ship to Norway:(
Message: Posted by: Senor Fabuloso (Nov 1, 2017 10:19AM)
[quote]On Sep 17, 2017, mcharisse wrote:
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. And I agree, lose the handles. [/quote]

I think handles are ok. Spain is more unisex on such things. Europe more than America will let man carry bags like this one I think?