26 entries in Rubber Band / Penetration / Through another Rubber Band
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Harry Lorayne, Walter Rollins Snap! Plus three part routine: one of two rubber bands vanishes from classic penetration position, broken and restored, second rubberband appears and vanishes
1971 Reputation-Makers 125
Unknown The Uncanny Penetrating Rubber Bands now known as "Crazy Man's Handcuffs"
VariationsAlso published here 1972 Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 214
Arthur Setterington Davongekommen
Also published here
  • "Getaway", New Pentagram, May 1970
Nov. 1975 Intermagic (Vol. 3 No. 1&2) 30
Unknown Penetrating Bands
Also published here 1979 Elastrix 12
Loren Michaels Band-It opposite than normal Crazy Man's Handcuffs
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 12
George D. Franzen The Dissolving Rubber Band as climax to usual penetration
Related toAlso published here Nov. 1987 Apocalypse (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1426
Herb Zarrow Unlinking Bands
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1365
Arthur Setterington Getaway
Also published here
  • "Getaway" (Arthur Setterington, New Pentagram, May 1970)
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 31) 1368
Herb Zarrow Linking Bands
1988 The Chronicles (Issue 32) 1377
Mark Fitzgerald Back Two-Gether reversed Setterington's linking rubber bands / Crazy Man's Handcuffs
1989 The Minotaur (Vol. 1 No. 2) 8
Stephen Kradolfer The Power Link
Also published here 1990 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 33) 581
Howard Wurst Quik Unlink simplified handling of crazy man's handcuffs, also through other objects
1990 Cheat Sheet (Issue 2) 15
Michael Ammar The Crazy Man's Handcuffs
1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 238
Mark Fitzgerald Duet penetrating rubber bands variations and handling, crazy man's handcuffs
1992 The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 43) 773
David Neighbors Twice As Crazy variation on Setterington's Crazy Man's Handcuffs
1992 The Minotaur (Vol. 4 No. 3) 3
Karl Fulves Elastic Lock rubber band used to lock fingers, another one still manages to be around finger
1993 Easy-to-Do Magic Tricks for Children 8
Scott Hitchcock The Uncanny Re-Linked Rubber Bands acutally reverse for penetration
June 1994 Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 6) 2372
Michael Goldman Strand through Strand one rubberband
Dec. 1994 Apocalypse (Vol. 17 No. 12) 2439
Stephen Kradolfer The Power Link
Also published here 1995 Vienna Notes 10
Bob Knigge Hook-Up two rubber bands link, reversed Crazy Man's Handcuffs, then through spectator's finger
1996 The Minotaur (Vol. 8 No. 1) 8
Troy Hooser The Locker Dan Harlan's linking rubber bands, pad lock appears linked with the bands as a climax
Inspired by 1998 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 68) 1395
Slydini Linking Rubber Band Mystery crazy man's handcuffs
  • Phase 1 - The Invisible Release
  • Phase 2 - They're Never Inside
  • Phase 3 - Crisscross Transformation
  • Phase 4 - The Instant Escape
  • Phase 5 - Applause - Applause
  • Slydini's Additional Pointers
1998 Slydini's Linking Rubber Band Mystery 6
Mark Mason Together Again reverse penetration than in Crazy Man's Handcuffs
2000 Up Close & Personal 17
Michael Powers Routined Rubber one rubber band splits into two, penetration routine, then one vanishes again
2006 Power Plays 223
Looy Simonoff, Steven Gregory Honest, a Bionic Linking (and Unlinking) different method for Crazy Man's Handcuffs
Also published here
  • first phase in Magic, Aug. 2001
Jan. 2008 Antinomy (Vol. 3 No. 4) 27
George D. Franzen The Dissolving Rubber Band as climax to crazy man's hand cuffs
Also published here 2013 Stand-Up Fantasies 7