That Bottle Production by Kozak

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That Bottle Production by Kozak

Postby Matt Monte » Jan 21st, '07, 06:59



The Effect

A no body load, anytime in the act, Production of a FULL Bottle of Beverage!

See it here:
http://www.murphysmagicsupplies.com/vid ... VIDEO1.wmv

Cost

$65.00-$225.00 depending on where you buy it, I suggest doing a google search for the best price.


Difficulty
(1=easy to do, 2=No sleights, but not so easy, 3=Some sleights used,
4=Advanced sleights used, 5=Suitable for experienced magicians only)

1, very easy to do, almost self working.

Review

This is a beautiful effect, and EXTREMELY well made. So well in fact that Kozak slapped a LIFETIME GURANTEE on it. I am sure it has been done before, but that says a lot in itself about the production process. This effect is VERY easy to do, and you can use ANY bottle you want. Kozak has spent years mastering and working out every little bug and presentation issue that accompanies this effect, and teaches them all to you on the included DVD. If you are looking for a bottle production, free of body loads, or steals, this is the effect for you.

Prices on this effect range from $225.00 to $65.00, so I suggest you search google first. I do believe Losander is a friend of Kozack's, so you may want to check out his shop first.


Overall

As far as bottle productions go with no body loads, or table steals this is a 9 out of 10. The only thing more I would want would to be able to pull the silks (he actually uses cotton cloth, which makes the effect much more beautiful) out of my pocket.

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Postby Soren Riis » Jan 21st, '07, 10:51

Thanks for the review, but it would be nice to know in what sense this version of a bottle production is better than other options. Why is "no table steal" considered and anvantage??? Also under what performing conditions does the effect work. Its a lot of money to pay for an effect that might not be practical, and might even have disadvantages over other methods.

Sorry if I am picking on this review, but I find the the single most common weakness of TM reviews are that they do not really compare a product (effect) with other similar products (effects).

So let me ask: Why should by this version of the effect and not some other onces?

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Postby Matt Monte » Jan 21st, '07, 16:18

You basically want exposure, and I cannot do that.

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Postby Harry Truman » Jan 21st, '07, 16:23

Soren does not want exposure, merely your reasoning behind claiming that this particular effect is better than others of the same nature.

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Postby Matt Monte » Jan 21st, '07, 16:42

"Thanks for the review, but it would be nice to know in what sense this version of a bottle production is better than other options."
-As said in the review, this is a very well made item, when working with bottles this is extremely important, as their weight causes damage, or wear. There are no awkward moves normally associated with bottle productions, and no signs of density.

"Why is "no table steal" considered and advantage???"
- If you ever work on a stage, this answers itself. Also, if you read the ad copy, that is the whole purpose of the effect.


"Also under what performing conditions does the effect work. Its a lot of money to pay for an effect that might not be practical, and might even have disadvantages over other methods."
-This is a parlor/stage effect, and works in all lighting and positional conditions.

Sorry if I am picking on this review, but I find the single most common weakness of TM reviews are that they do not really compare a product (effect) with other similar products (effects).
-a review by definition is not a comparison. There are hundreds of ways of producing bottles, as stated in the ad copy this is a self-contained method, much improved over earlier versions in material, construction, and process. Improved with Kozaks personal experiences over years of performing the effect in front of a live audience. The most common weakness in any post is spelling errors, which I did fix in my quotes.

So let me ask: Why should by this version of the effect and not some other ones?
-see the review.

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Postby Matt Monte » Jan 21st, '07, 16:53

One more note after another viewing of the included DVD, Kozak teaches you how to produce a second bottle, or other large item directly following the first production, based on actions of your shows stage blocking.

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Postby elemental conjurer » Jun 19th, '07, 18:55

personaly i thought the effect was kind of cheezy after the first time i watched it. its a good idea but not worth the price at all. i could easily tell what he was doing. oh yeah also, on person who posted wanted to have a way to bring the silks out of your pocket. i think it would be possible if you had a toppit or a large pocket on the inside of your coat

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Postby Atomo » Jun 20th, '07, 00:35

that looked like the least magical bottle production i have ever seen, are 3 scarfs really needed? if i was in the audience i would be thinking ' oh- ok so the guy picked up a bottle along with those 3 dumb silk scarfes ....and what?'

David stones bottle production on real secrets of magic is about , oh i dunno, a million percent more pretty than that on i would say.

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