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Will • United Kingdom • 5/3/2013
This is a great way to transform a card box to a utility devise. I do not think that only being able to do it with the vintage series decks is a negative.
xDo • Vienna • 4/24/2013
Vintage Holdout is an awesome download! Get it now! The method is the best part of the effect.
Mcspanky • USA • 4/22/2013
This has to be one of my favorite tricks by Zach. I was hesitating on paying for it at first because it says it only works with the bicycle vintage deck (but other decks work too just not as well) and I don't have that deck. But now that I have payed for it, the trick is amazing. I would of never guessed it. I will go out of my way to get a bunch of Vintage decks just for this trick because it is so genius that I sometimes wish I came up with it. Really great trick that's worth the money, and you should buy it because it's super simple and easy.
George • Peru • 3/7/2013
WOW, great utility. Great tricks can be made with this.
Marc • Canada • 2/5/2013
Amazing trick! Many routines included. Zach and Mike are great teachers.
Adam • United States • 1/3/2013
Amazing trick with many great routines.
Mr. F. • Asia • 12/19/2012
Now that fellas is what I call a good trick. Keep it up BOY!
John • KL • 12/13/2012
Great utility that is very versatile and has many great applications.
Zacharias • Sweden • 11/6/2012
It's great, I LOVE the coin box card swippeliswap, so magical. Also, you don't need the old vintage deck. I've been doing it with a Tally Ho Circle Back. Never got caught!
Jahid • London • 11/2/2012
Great trick, but I would like to have seen more of Zach just to see a different way to perform it.
Cheryl • Singapore • 11/2/2012
Nice trick, Zach! It's practical and the gimmick is so simple to make. However, it works best with vintage series only, and can be rather obvious if you use any other deck. Loses one star for that. Overall, still great gimmick and explanations!
Nicholas Kin • Baltic States • 9/18/2012
A great use of the oldest principles in magic and mentalism. Great work guys. I like it very much, by the way it is limitless.
Arman • United States • 8/26/2012
Very practical and versatile gimmick! Zach Mueller always has really great card effects that have so many applications.
It's so brilliantly simple but only works for vintage decks, the other gimmick version is not that great.
Will • England • 8/5/2012
Fantastic trick! Lots of applications!
Nick • Rochester NY • 6/13/2012
What can I say that hasn't already been said? Zach and Michael struck gold with this! An amazing concept, well taught, with lots of personality! And they've only scratched the surface! Stop sitting there, reading and mulling...jump in and dig deeper!
Charlie • England • 5/7/2012
It's a brilliant idea, not sure if it's original, but no one really cares about that anyway.
If you have any vintage design decks then I would highly recommend getting this, you wont regret it. Technically you can do this with other decks but it's not as good if you go that route.
Nicolas Zinck • Danmark • 3/19/2012
Hey, very cool trick!
Mr Matt • Pittsburgh • 2/13/2012
This is a great concept. Already thinking about combining it with Oz Pearlman's Clutch. This also works works well with the Bicycle Games series decks like spades and rummy.
Josh Janousky • Oviedo, Florida • 1/21/2012
Effect: The Vintage Holdout isn't an effect per se, but a concept using a feature found in Vintage Decks. That being said, Zach and Michael teach three effects using this concept
Teaching: The teaching was very clear and easy to follow along. They cover how to make the necessary gaff, three basic effects you can do with said gaff, and even a way of modifying other, non vintage decks, to use with this concept
Quality of materials(if it is a gimmik etc): As it's an instant download, you don't receive any gaffs but as mentioned above, everything is taught on the video and will cost you nothing more than the price of a vintage deck.
Difficulty: What's great about this concept is that it can appeal to all skill levels. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or an expert, you will be able to use this concept and apply it your existing routines. Like any effect, you will have to practice it to make it look as smooth and natural as it does in the video, but it is nothing that will take years to master.
Applications: Zach and Michael teach you three effects that you can do with the Vintage Holdout, however they encourage you to come up with your own. Personally my favorite effect was the rising card, I really enjoyed the kicker ending of performing a color change to change the card to the selection. It's a simple and practical Rising Card effect that everyone should enjoy.
Overall Rating: Overall I think that Zach and Michael knocked this out of the park. This is a great concept and is a must have for anyone who performs with vintage decks. I remember Zach telling me about this a few months ago, and I remember thinking how clever the method was. Highly recommended.
Joshua • North Carolina • 1/16/2012
Now this is what magic should be. The effect, once learned, is simple but it's so strong.
Great job putting this together.
It's also awesome that it uses these vintage decks. I had never seen those before.
If you buy one thing off the Wire, get this!
Charlie • GB • 1/15/2012
This is a really really great idea, it's so simple to make and has loads of applications, HOWEVER I wouldn't really recommend using it with any other deck than a vintage, I don't want to give anything away but it just looks fishy with regular Tally-Ho's and Bicycles...
Arnau Alba • Ukraine • 1/12/2012
It's an old concept, arranged to make it awesome. It works just as well with other cards. I do it with Bikes and it's still very nice. The "trick" is easy to hide and to avoid being seen. Good job! I recommend it.
Adrian Harrold • Australia • 1/11/2012
Wow, this amazing trick that opens up a huge range of different possibilities, easily worth the five dollars. Well filmed, edited, acted :p and especially for beginners this is a great trick to get some wows! Great work Zach.
Zacharias • Shhhweden • 1/11/2012
I love it. So magical and no crazy slights you have to cover, just pure and pretty.
In behalf the price this could be the best deal I've done in my life :)
And only 5 bucks. That is Awesome - 5/5.
Nathan Tomkins • England • 1/10/2012
Everything in this download is perfect: the quality, editing and of course, the actual trick.
jONTE • sweden • 1/10/2012
James Gilroy • England • 1/10/2012
A fantastic trick with many routines to go with it! Well done Zach and Michael!
Zach Davidson • Los Angeles • 1/10/2012
I have to agree with everyone here, especially Paul. Knowing Zach personally, I knew he had a great idea. This is definitely a worker for any good card magician. Congrats Zach!
Julian G • NYC • 1/10/2012
These guys are hilarious! For 5 bucks this is a great buy!
Bobby • New Zealand • 1/9/2012
I hate it! What is this crap! Just kidding Zach-love you and move! The editing and quality is amazing! Such a brilliant download! Well worth it!
Cesar Mosqueda • Mexico • 1/9/2012
Very powerful concept. Super awesome teaching skills. A little more bloopers would have made my day, but that's just me.
Jay Adra • QLD, Australia • 1/9/2012
This idea is quite simple, yet provides so many opportunities. Once you see and understand the concept, you'll instantly have a flood of ideas of how you can utilize it. For such a low price, this is a must for card workers, beginner or expert.
Paul Robaia • San Diego California • 1/9/2012
The Vintage Holdout is simply brilliant! $4.95 is an absolute steal! With excellent teaching, an ingenious method, and top notch explanation and quality, this is a must have for any magician.
Fabian Moreno • South Texas • 1/8/2012
There are very few "modifications" such as Zach & Michaels Vintage Holdout that enable Card guys to switch, load, and produce some KickA%# card magic. This does all THREE. Not only do they provide 3 great tricks to start you off with but most importantly they give you a clever weapon that you'll want to use instantly and over and over again! For five bucks, you get more than you'd expect. BUY IT!
Tony Chang • NYC • 1/8/2012
Great utility. When Zach showed me this for the first time at Magic Live! I asked him if there was anymore kickers. There was. This is diabolical.
Rich Piccone • NYC • 1/8/2012
I have to give this 5 stars, 3 applications for 1 move, one GREAT move, for $5 is crazy. Great work Michael!
Nathan Canadas • Oakland, CA • 1/8/2012
WOW! This is just amazing! Finally, Zach Mueller has released an effect, and not just one! This is really awesome, well taught, and very cheap compared to others! Definitely recommend it!