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Ron Reid
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Hello All:

Forgive me for tooting my own horn, but I just finished a project that I'm real
proud of. This is a set of either Owen or Thayer Rice, Orange, and Checkers
which I just finished for another magician.

This project is probably the hardest I've ever taken on because of the faux
checker tubes. I had to figure out how to get the paint lines perfectly
aligned to match the width of the individual checkers. Then, putting on
the clear coat finish on the individual checkers was a new challenge -
trying to get both sides to look perfect without any overspray was another
challenge.

Anyway, I'm real happy, but very glad this project is done. I just had to
show this to somebody!! Here are the finished photos

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jay leslie
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Looks good
Is that Lacquer, I see?
IDOTRIX
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Your amazing!
seforeman
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Absolutely gorgeous.
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Michael Baker
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Great job, Ron!
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blamobox
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They look superb Ron, great job. I'd love to see this effect performed!
Best wishes
Alex
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blackstone99
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Owen quality paint job and decals. Great job.

Paul
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Gorgeous!
AGMagic
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Beautiful!
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Ron Reid
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Thanks for indulging me, guys! I feel much better.

Jay: No lacquer...just enamel with high gloss clear coat (enamal).
I polished everything with Macquire's Ultimate Rubbing Compound.

Thanks again, everybody, for the encouragment.

Ron
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Beautiful work!
Eldon
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Very nice!
Wizard of Oz
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Ron, I was just dusting the shelves of my magic room this weekend, and stopped to admire the few pieces I have of yours. Your pieces are absolutely fantastic...far better in person than photos portray. I feel lucky to have the effects of yours that I do. I hope the magician who is getting this set is as appreciative. Magnificent!
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Such nice work, just fantastic.
magic123
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How exactly does the can of rice change to an orange
Where can I learn about this trick .
apprecate any help
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