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HiveMind
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Does anyone know a place I can get a decent folding
(like a 3 panel) mirror that can be set on a table
for practice? Im tired of proping up mirrors
I want a good mirror I can see all angles on the
table. Any suggestions?
"Free will is an illusion." - B.F. Skinner
Craig Krisulevicz
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themagicwarehouse.com has em for 40 bucks. Nice and big too.
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Gary Plants
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Go to a tile store and buy 3 mirror tiles and use tape to turn it into a 3 way mirror......cheap and works fine. Smile
Jay
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May I suggest a cheaper alternative?

I went to the Dollar Store yesterday, and bought three magnetic locker mirrors. I got home and jammed a screwdriver into the plastic frame surrounding each one and popped the frame off, so I had three glass mirrors with nothing on them. Then, I duct taped the backs together with the mirrors in the position that I plan to use them in, to ensure that I can fold them up. The result is in a picture attached.

Three bucks, a little tape, and six minutes...

It ain't pretty, but it don't hafta be, right?

Jay Smile

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There's a guy that sells them on ebay. You can get one for about $29 or less & they're very good. Just run a search under Magic for Mirrors for a few days & it'll probably pop up.
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I bought mirror tiles at Walmart and used duct tape on the back to make hinges. Worked like a charm and super cheap. I think a package comes with 6 tiles. Make a second one and sell it to a lazy magician friend to cover your costs Smile

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some youtube videos
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if you have... try a video camera, it works better because you can see from the spectator's point of view.

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HiveMind
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I appreciate everyone's suggestions. I went to The Dollar Store and The Dollar Tree where I live and the only mirrors I found there were junk. I will try the 88 store soon. I want pretty good sized ones so I may
just have to buy one premade.

aznviet6uy --
I have a webcam only which is no good for regular
practice. I will get a good camera someday but even
then I want mirrors for certain things. I have A huge
standup mirror which I use alot and for those things
I could replace that mirror with a camera, but other tabled stuff I need a 3 piece mirror, just my prefrence
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Carron
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you can get this plastic mirror film, that is very flexible, i made a small walkin cabinet out of this! Smile
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Wow I never thought of a Dollor store or even Walmart for Mirror tiles & Duct Tape.... I always have used Video cameras. One, I can always review my performances and Technques from a Specs. perspective.

I think I need to take a drive now with $5's

Re-edited: One after thought to the Mirror Tiles, Maybe add a little Clear packaging tape to edges, to keep from getting Cut, or from the mirrors from Chipping.

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