65 entries in Rubber Band / Penetration / Miscellaneous
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Dr. Lazlo Rothbart Beats the Band! handling for jumping rubber band
1940 Chap's Scrapbook (Vol. 2 No. 8) 3
Unknown The Penetrating Ring fingers trapped with rubber band, yet finger ring gets on finger
1941/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 1 131
Mel Forrester Rubber Band Thumb Tie knotting method
1945/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 4 283
Ronald B. Edwards ScissorAction rubberband on scissors
1948 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 162) 653
Gene Tarbell Rubber Band Off String rubber band penetrates string
1948/27 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 5 104
Dai Vernon, Bill Bowman Dai Vernon's Adaption of Bill Bowman's "Clipped" rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off bill
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 1957 The Dai Vernon Book of Magic 103
Unknown Linked Paper-Clip Idea rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off bill
Inspired by Dec. 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 306
Roy Baker Bandit Bill with rubber band
1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 236
Harry Lorayne Sgt. Elastec and the Clip Artists paper clips on folded bill, bill pulled and clips linked, with rubber band
1977 The Magic Book 263
Arthur Setterington Tube-Off plastic tube is threaded on a rubber band and penetrates it under a handkerchief
June 1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 10) 583
Karl Fulves Puzzling Passage card penetrates rubber band around deck, problem
Related to 1979 Cryptology 105
Father Cyprian Cyprian's Passage rubber band around case, card visibly pushed through
Related to 1979 Cryptology 106
Karl Fulves Jacks And Jill cards penetrate rubber band around case
1979 Cryptology 110
Paul Harris Stretch rubber banded deck, top card pulled through and penetrates rubber band
Variations 1979 Close-up Entertainer 148
Jay Rene It's a Snap rubber band through thumb
1979 Elastrix 7
Unknown Ring-Off getting ring off rubber band, more a puzzle
Related to 1979 Elastrix 10
Unknown Put It On reverse of "Ring-Off"
Related to 1979 Elastrix 10
Unknown Snap rubber band around card, card penetrates and is now around next card, "Pixel" precursor
1979 Elastrix 15
Unknown Thumb Penetration
1979 Elastrix 22
Unknown Criss-Cross deck wrapped both ways with rubber band, thrown to other hand, selection remains in hand
1979 Elastrix 24
Unknown Button Holed long elastic through spectator's button hole
1979 Elastrix 25
Unknown Ring-Go! rubber band on string, ends held by spectator, it is removed
1979 Elastrix 28
Willie Schneider Willie Schneider Contributed This One thumb penetration
1979 Elastrix 33
Unknown A Penetration two rubber bands around hand, penetration
1979 Elastrix 34
Ben D. Stone Thumb-Thru
1979 Elastrix 34
Karl Fulves Slippery Shears No. 56, rubber band on scissors, us freed under handkerchief
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 69
Stanley Collins The Jumping Rubber Band No. 58, classic
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 71
Fred Furman Double Jump No. 59, Collins Jumping Rubber Band, with two bands
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 73
Ken Beale, Karl Fulves A Quick Getaway No. 61, rubber band penetrates pencil held by spectator, with business card
Inspired by
  • "Beale's Baffler" (Ken Beale, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Mar. 1950, p. 641)
1981 Self-Working Table Magic 74
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer finger ring on rubber band
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1983 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 13) 120
Steve Beam Convincer for Rubber Ringer
Inspired by 1983 The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 2) 36
Michael Weber Upward Mobility card rises, then card rises through rubber band of banded deck and stops halfway with band through center of card
1984 Side Effects 8
Bill Kalush Rubber Ringer two phases
Also published here 1984 Magic with Finger Rings 12
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It finger ring on rubber band
Variations 1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
A. Berkeley Davis Band Display touches
Inspired by 1986 Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 8
Rajneesh Madhok The Uncanny Penetrating Finger Ring rubber band through finger ring
May 1987 Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 5) 1350
Eric DeCamps "Snap" Finger Ring/Link
July 1987 Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 7) 1371
Dan Harlan Traveling Cash folded bill jumps up the ladder of two rubber bands between fingers
Variations 1988 The Minotaur (Issue Sneak Preview) 1
Michael Ammar Ring Band-It three phases
1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 135
Richard Bartram, Jr. Break Through rubber band through pencil
1991 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 37) 661
David Harkey Two to Tangle rubber band around match box penetrates to around inner drawer, then ends up linked with shell
1991 Simply Harkey 222
Barry Govan Ring Link ring on rubber band, finally rubber band is broken to release ring
1992 Ring Link 4
Michael Goldman A "Golden" Escape finger ring
June 1993 Apocalypse (Vol. 16 No. 6) 2225
Lee Freed Klaatu, Barada, Nikto folded bill jumps up the ladder of two rubber bands between fingers, finessed initial set-up
Inspired by Mar. 1993 MO — Modus Operandi (Issue 1) 9
Steve Dusheck The Pretzel twisted rubber band penetrates off a pencil
1994 Dusheck's Close-Up Magic 121
Paul Daniels Truly Through stem of wine glass
Oct. 1995 Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 10) 2559
Joe Rindfleisch Thnap! doubled rubber band penetrates (spectator's) thumb
1995 Elastrix — Volume 2 4
Joe Rindfleisch Rubber Necking rubber band through neck
1995 Elastrix — Volume 2 6
Joe Rindfleisch Likewise Kneed rubber band through leg
1995 Elastrix — Volume 2 7
Joe Rindfleisch A Marriage of Convenience
Inspired by 1995 Elastrix — Volume 2 22
Joe Rindfleisch On Again, Off Again brass ring penetrates rubber band
  • First Penetration - On!
  • Second Penetration - Off!
  • Third Penetration - On Again!
  • Fourth Penetration - Off Again!
  • Fifth Penetration - On Once More!
  • Sixth Penetration - Spin Off!
  • Seventh Penetration - Off on Command!
  • Final Phase - Link and Restoration!
Inspired by 1995 Elastrix — Volume 2 25
Jon Allen E.T. ring on rubber band, rubber band is broken and restored to remove ring
1995 The "B" Movies 2
Peter W. Tappan The Old Jumping Rubber Band finessed handling
Sep. 1996 Apocalypse (Vol. 19 No. 9) 2693
Joshua Jay Watch This! rubber band visibly linked onto watchband
Also published here 1998 A Teen's Routines 57
Joshua Jay Watch This Rubberband visibly linked onto watchband
Also published here 1999 Magic Atlas 125
David Acer Packs a Wallet!
  • Confessions of a Road Warrior
Rubberband wrapped around wallet vanishes, appears around a credit card inside the wallet
Inspired byAlso published here June 2000 Genii (Vol. 63 No. 6) 56
Karl Fulves Bandini QD & KD in banded deck, king penetrates rubber band visually together with butter knife, queen pops out
2004 Under Tension 14
David Acer Packs a Wallet! Rubberband wrapped around wallet vanishes, appears around a credit card inside the wallet
Inspired byAlso published here 2004 Random Acts of Magic 275
David Widener Band Together finger ring on rubber band
  • The Link
  • The Unlink
Inspired by July 2007 Genii (Vol. 70 No. 7) 19
Christian Engblom The End Ending for Harlan's Traveling Cash, Bill penetrates last string too
Inspired by 2007 Lecture Notes 1
Tyler Wilson A.K.A. 47 rubber band and borrowed ring link
Also published here 2010 Reinventing the Real 121
Bill Bowman, Dai Vernon Clipped! rubber band is linked to safety pins when jumped off bill
Also published here 2011 Mr. Mysto's Wizard Academy 14
Tomas Blomberg Stem Spell Research rubber band with signed label through stem of wine glass, repeat
July 2015 Genii (Vol. 78 No. 7) 71
Jack Carpenter One Handed Double Unlink one strand at a time
Inspired by Aug. 2016 Genii (Vol. 79 No. 8) 50
Michael Powers Ring Bandit three-phase routine with one-inch steel ring
  • Garcia Position (Danny Garcia)
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 272