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Perfect Score by Jon Allen

Postby Mandrake » Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:39 pm



Perfect Score by Jon Allen

Available from:
Jon himself at the moment – use the contact form on http://www.onlinemagicshop.co.uk to check availability.

Price: £11.00 including normal postage in the UK.

What it says on the tin:
    a valuable new item for the magic fraternity (that includes you as well, mentalist Smile ) Many people have difficulty doing a really good Mercury Card fold and it looks strange when a perfectly folded card in a box becomes a badly folded card when tipped out the box.
    Perfect Score is a template and special tool that helps you prepare cards for folding quickly, perfectly and easily into quarters or sixths. Whatever card to box you use, Perfect Score will be a valuable tool to prepare the cards... especially those boxes where the 'card' is perfectly folded inside. While having a signed card folded perfectly to mirror the card in the box is advantageous, you can also use Perfect Score when you simply want any 'folded card revelation' to look good. Personally, I use it for my Destination Box where the card is folded into sixths and for Silent Treatment to create a perfect and slightly flatter folded card.
    Many routines involve folded cards that are not revelations in boxes and Perfect Score will be extremely useful for them too. There are, of course, other effects where a scored card will help i.e T & R card. Included in the booklet is an add-a-number prediction routine I use to great effect.
    Check out a quick trailer here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxbTWsn0RC8&list=UUSYrmXpWfDNrci4CMnEWHPg


What you get is a four piece set of precision made clear Perspex templates plus a scoring tool, which makes it easy peasy to fold a poker size playing card into four or six depending on the routine you're performing. OK, some of you skilled cardies won’t have a problem in folding cards on the hoof but for the rest of us this item is a real boon. OK, you can use a craft knife and a ruler but you won’t get the speed and precision which perfect Score can give. Also, you won’t cut right through the card which can happen (oh how it can happen!) with a craft knife. Yes, you will need to be able to force the scored card but that’s not exactly a big problem – there are many ways of doing this and Jon includes details of two methods of folding cards into four or six.

Perfect Score comes with a full colour illustrated A5 booklet which is very easy to understand. He also includes a bonus Add-A-Number routine.

As most of you will know, I’m not a card worker at all but I do like things like Silent Treatment and similar effects where a folded card is involved and which, after the usual jiggery pokery, turns out to be a freely (!) selected and possibly signed card. I have a gaffed fob watch and a small wooden box eagerly awaiting my skills to rise to a bit of card forcing and folding. Now they have no reason to wait any longer! Good to see such precision on offer, I'm amazed that Jon can sell this for £11.00 so if you want one, get in pronto!

Rating: Not applicable as this is a utility device rather than a prop.

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Re: Perfect Score by Jon Allen

Postby Mandrake » Mon Jan 19, 2015 2:30 pm

I see that places such as MagicTao are offering Perfect Score at £10.00.

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Re: Perfect Score by Jon Allen

Postby Jon Allen » Tue Jan 20, 2015 11:28 am

It is £10 but postage is £1.

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Re: Perfect Score by Jon Allen

Postby Mandrake » Tue Jan 20, 2015 12:15 pm

They also did a review of Perfect Score, it really does work extremely well.

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Re: Perfect Score by Jon Allen

Postby soveda » Tue Jan 20, 2015 2:49 pm

I just score the whole deck rather than worrying about a force. Further review is not necessary as mandrake has covered everything. Oh except for the 6 way fold follow the instructions properly or it won't work properly!

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