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Joshua • Van Wert • 05/15/13
Without a doubt both these and the fan backs have outstanding quality and lasting power. Excellent for any flourish or illusion. Without a doubt, these are my go-to cards.
Joseph Brimicombe • England • 03/29/13
They're very good, but red is better by far. Well-designed, durable, and not to mention insanely cheap!
Cullen • Minnesota • 03/21/13
These cards blow the Rider Backs out of the water. Clean and simple yet they handle like a dream. Once you go with Tally's, you can't go back.
Anthony • Canada • 03/08/13
Compared to regular Rider Backs these are by far superior! Not to mention the price is almost the same!
Theo • India • 03/01/13
I bought these decks from my local magic shop and I am buying a brick from theory11 right away! At $2.25 they are better than Bicycle decks. Highly recommend them! Great finish and fan beautifully. I am going to start using these decks for good. I do prefer the circle back over the fan back. They look great feel great and at such a cheap price. I advise to try them out.
Ned • Pennsylvania • 02/18/13
These cards are a great deal! for only $2.25 you can get a great deck of cards for magic, flourishes, and really anything. I picked up a deck of these from a local store, and I came here to get another. This is a great deck of cards to have.
Stephen Milano • New Mexico • 02/17/13
Just purchased a brick of these for a great price from theory11. In my opinion, the best standard deck for magic and flourishes. The linoid finish is awesome.
Kyriakos • Greece • 02/15/13
Amazing deck at the perfect price. Great handling and very durable.
Nat • Bangkok • 02/15/13
Awesome deck, 5 stars!!
Kyle • PA • 01/02/13
These cards are excellent for practicing cardistry. Who wants to ruin an expensive custom deck on a flower fan? These cards are beautiful and durable. To me, however, I find the fanbacks to be a little more aesthetically pleasing.
James • GA • 12/28/12
These are my go-to cards for practicing new flourishes. They handle fantastically, and if you ever manage to obtain some of the old tally ho's from ohio I would recommend picking them up as well. Tally's should be owned by every cardist out there.
Marco • Vancouver • 12/14/12
I simply love these cards. Great handling and last for a long time. Can't go wrong for only $2.25
Stephen • Ireland • 12/02/12
Amazing deck, great finish. Great for flourishing in general. Highly reccomend them!
Daniel • Ottawa • 11/23/12
As expected, a very durable deck. Down side might be the fact that the stock is pretty stiff.
Craig • Melbourne • 11/12/12
Love the back design, looks amazing in giant fans. The Linoid finish is soo smooth and it last a LOT longer than regular Bikes and for only a few cents more per deck :)
Jahid • London • 11/12/12
One of the best handling decks around. Best deck for faro shuffles.
Emily • New York, NY • 10/20/12
I love these cards! What else is there to say?
Noah • Indiana, USA • 10/11/12
Tally-Hos are the deck of choice when practicing your flourishes or tricks; they have a nice finish, and they're inexpensive.
Ian • NY • 10/07/12
These cards handle amazingly, they don't take very long to break in, and once they do they have an amazing lifetime, these things last forever! First time I tried them was at a friend's house, I ended up ordering a brick! They rock!
azzkikncardz • Philippines • 09/24/12
Collectors would dub this as a normal/standard deck but for me? These decks are at the top of my collection! These work well like some of the best looking decks. Thumb fan, I mean thumbs up for these decks! :D
Rachel • USA • 09/23/12
I used to dislike Tally-Ho cards because they would get clumpy but I ordered some from theory11 recently and I can't take my hands off of them. When they get clumpy, putting them aside in their box for a night usually takes care of it. They handle nicely when insanely worn out too, just ask Dimitri!
Jeffrey • USA • 09/21/12
These cards are my favorite to use and play with. Get them, you can't beat the price for $2.25 a deck!
John Cloyd • London, England • 09/17/12
These are epic! I bought 12!
Max Evans • Sydney • 08/29/12
Awesome, if you get the right ones. My Erlanger Circle backs are sweet. Awesome for anything and really reliable and durable. My fan backs though, felt like hell. Watch out for that. Overall, amazing decks. I have a whole stack of them.
Maria Pamela • Philippines • 08/24/12
These are awesome! Can you get these to the Philippines so others and I can buy these!? Please, we need it!
Renata • Switzerland • 07/09/12
Some people love Bicycle, but I love Tally-ho. They are so cheap that everyone should have at least 10 on hand!
Alan Bouse • Sacramento, CA • 06/11/12
They feel extraordinary right out of the box and they last for ages. The design is gorgeous and simple. I have no complaints about this deck.
Mo • Mo • 05/29/12
It is important not to use cards that are too flashy because it raises suspicion. The deck should not look like it could be a gaff deck. It is also important not to be that same-old guy using a deck of rider back bikes. Tally-Hos are a perfect balance between the two.
Raff Bennett M. Delfin • Llyodminster,Canada • 04/09/12
They are the best deck ever.
Joseph Bridges • Dayton, OH • 03/06/12
A great standard deck of cards.
Tom • My Front Room, England • 03/04/12
Very good cards! Got these and a deck of Bikes a year ago. The end result: Tally Ho handles and fans better than Bicycles do. The very durable box is a bit battered but hey, what the heck!
Pierre-Yves • Montreal • 02/11/12
These are my all time favorite cards for practice! They are awesome and so are the fan backs!
Nate • Everywhere • 01/24/12
Perfect finish, lasts long, and is really easy to handle.
Bella • Sydney, Australia • 01/23/12
I used my deck once! Brought it out of my storage place, and it felt like they had a crappy plastic finish. Not worth it!
Rosary Sollena • Flemington, New Jersey • 01/15/12
Love the cards. They are the best. Five stars.
Davis • The World • 12/10/11
This has got to be my favorite deck of cards and I have 85% of the Bicycle and a lot of Bee's and Hoyle's and Streamline. But these are the best and easiest to handle with.
N.D. • Baltimore • 11/13/11
This is the best deck I have ever handled in my whole life, and when I compare them to decks like my Sentinels, D1IE, Aristocrat, etc. they are just much more practical. They fan just as well if not better than Bicycle, and they are a more interesting design.
Brandur • Glyvrar • 09/17/11
I think tally-ho is one of the greatest card decks in the WORLD, and they shuffle better than any other cards and I mean that :)
Don • Yonkers, NY • 09/14/11
These cards sell for twice this price in my area, and that's when you can even find them. USPC said they're a regional brand now, sold almost exclusively in the NYC Metro area and by online/magic retailers, and as such the national chain stores won't carry them - they only want easily-recognized national brands. Most people out of my area won't even be familiar with the design, which is kind of cool.
I've got many fond memories of this brand, and they shuffle better than any deck I've used before. Most important feature, besides the excellent finish and stock, is that they're still made with a "traditional cut" making them easy to perform face-down faros and weave shuffles with. I consider them to be superior to Bees, and at least equal to if not better than Aristocrats.
Great for magic, equally as great at the poker table - and since they come in two back designs, you can stock your table with a single color if that's your preference, swapping deck backs instead of deck colors from hand to hand.
Peter • Los Angeles • 07/28/11
This is now my favorite card. Just amazing.
Derrick • Singapore • 07/23/11
Tally Ho - The best cards anyone can get!
JamesP • Hollywood • 06/12/11
Tally-Ho cards are actually different. Basically, Bicycles are Bees are *most* special editions, as far as the stock goes and how they feel. The only difference between most cards in the graphics.
Tally's actually use a slightly thinner stock. They are more flexible than Bike/Bee/Special Editions (unless the Special Edition specifically mentions they are made with Tally-Ho stock, like the Propagandas).
Now, this may be better for you or worse for you. But, they are *different.* I happen to love Tally-Ho cards, and I suggest you try a deck to see how they feel to you. You might just get hooked!
Austin • Michigan • 01/10/11
Most of my cards wear out in about two weeks. These have lasted me four weeks and counting!
Adam • Atlanta, GA • 07/01/10
These are hands down my over all favorite cards. They handle like a dream, and they don't raise much suspicion because they don't look too different. They have a classier look than the Bikes do, but it's not so unique that people will think the deck is rigged. That's a huge plus for me because no one else I know is into magic. I prefer the Circle Backs over the Fan Backs, but that's just because they're less busy, and the fan backs distract me some times, which I don't want happening if I'm trying to preform with them. Overall, this is my number one choice for quality cards.
Tim • Sweden • 04/25/10
Two words - amazing cards!
Len • England • 09/07/09
Tally-Ho's are insane. The finish is amazing and the style of both the circle and fan backs are great. A have a few decks myself, as well as some Bikes - and Tally-Ho's are so much better, mainly due to their Linoid finish; whereas Bikes have an Air-Cushioned finish, which isn't quite as good.
Definitely get them, especially on this site as they are very cheap here.
rocgodc • El Paso, TX • 08/18/09
I really love these cards. I am still a beginner, but these cards really help with my performances. I'd recommend them to any beginners not looking to spend a lot, but who want classy and great cards, as well.
Charlie • FoCo, CO • 07/13/09
I love Tally-Ho's. They're only a bit more than Bicycle's but for the extra price you get so much more. They feel just...right. You really have to handle them for yourself to feel it. The stock is just right for me. It's thin enough to Faro, Riffle, and spring the cards yet thick enough so that they don't bend easily.
The finish is just right for me. It's not clunky, but not too slippery.
The design is great. The classic red and blue backs really get rid of the suspicion to the spectator that the cards are gimmicked or rigged in any way.
I've been looking for a deck of cards like this for a long time and have finally found it. They're casual like Bicycle's yet high-quality like custom cards.
I highly recommend these cards. Five stars easily!
David G. • California • 06/28/09
I've been doing magic for four years, and for three of those years I have searched for the perfect deck. This is it. The Linoid finish is very smooth, but at the same time not too slippery. Same with the stock - it is thick, but not so thick that you can't palm, spring, or riffle shuffle with the deck.
I've had my decks for two weeks and they handle like I just took them out of the box. Note that I perform and practice with cards for around a total of three hours a day, yet they still handle like the day I got them.
In addition to the incredible quality of the cards, the designs are simple and elegant. I recommend getting six of each color and design. Trust me, after buying these cards, you will never want to handle another deck. These come at a great price too! theory11.com has them for the best price.
Andre • Jakarta • 05/04/09
Tally-Ho is one of the best standard playing cards ever. The finishing is great, holds powder great, nice design, not easily glimpsed. Great for XCM / Cardistry.
The colors are red and blue. They both have great effect for spectators. The point is, this is a deck you can get for low price with extremely high quality.
Standard cards for superior quality and performance.
Matt H. • California • 04/04/09
Good 'ol Tally's. Good for basically everything. Fans, cuts, etc.