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Steven Keyl
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There is another thread here on the Café where everyone lists the gimmicked decks that they own. While that can be interesting I think a more compelling question is what trick decks do you actually use in real world situations? I myself have a lot of gimmicked decks but rarely use them.

I used to use an ID a lot but have come up with my own ungimmicked version of an ID which takes ideas from Michael Close and Allan Ackerman.

So to answer my own question, what trick decks do I actually use?

  • Osterlind's Radar Deck
  • Peter Duffie's Vanished Deck from Effortless Card Magic
  • Paul Gertner's Unshuffled deck
  • Stripper Deck (don't use it often but for savvy spectators it can absolutely kill)

Interesting that the first three decks can be made up from regular decks. No R/S or mis-indexed cards in the group. So of all the trick decks you own what do you actually use?
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In diffetant shows I use differant decks but I use all that I own regularly.
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Phil Plus - I like the effect, but more importantly it is a tool for me. I do a few effects that use a sta**ed deck. I do a few effects with sta**ed deck #1, bring out Phil Plus, then put Phil Plus away and bring out sta**ed deck #2, which to the audience looks just like you are going back to the first deck which they have already seen and shuffled.
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I focus mainly on mentalism so I use Osterlind's Radar Deck and the Invisible Deck.
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I love the Invisible Deck.
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Seldom use gaffed decks, but often ring in a gaffe like Mickey D's Aces cards, Koornwinder Kard Kontrol, extra card for Chicago Surprise.

The last gaffed deck I used was TRILOGY.

I like some packet effects, like BWAVE, Gypsy Curse and one other, the name of which I forget, but it is a killer version of Dr. Daley's Last Trick.
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I use a gimmicked deck for Jorg Alexander's The Sympathetic Ten.

Also:
invisible/brainwave/chosen decks

Dan Harlan's Card-toon

I like gimmicked decks and these are just a few of my favorites.
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Protea deck for Gary Jones' "Duality"
Martini style Devano Deck
Pop Eyed Popper
Smart Ass Deck
Cardtoon
Deep 3
Plus assorted gaffs.

Robert

PS - And, I just ordered a couple of reverse Svengali decks.
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Mine would be ID, Fade-Out and Kidz Kards
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I only use mind power deck
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Pop Eye Popper and Monte Cristo deck.
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