"My Mind was left MANGLED after using Mangle! I've been doing it the hard way for way too long. This is going straight into my act." - Morgan Strebler
"This is a very, very clever gimmick! It works differently to torque, deformer and anything else on the market, You will be able to put some truly incredible, impossible bends into your metal bending routine! The tutorial is very informative and comes highly recommended!" - David Penn
"I have been bending metal for most of my adult life. I am always looking for the latest gimmicks available. Mangle, by Christopher J. Smith, is a wonderful new device that allows you to do all kinds of metal bending. It was years in development and the final result is a thing of beauty and practicality. You can easily conceal the Mangle gimmick in your hand during performance and yet you can vanish it instantly after its use! Mangle is built of space-age military grade aluminum finished in an anodized black coating to last forever. Dee gives you all kinds of practical advice for bending (mangling!) silverware, nails, keys, etc., but as it is a utility bending prop, you will be coming up with your own routines as soon as you start experimenting with it. Believe it or not, the gimmick contains MULTIPLE built-in devices for all kinds of applications, plus additional gimmicking that will knock you out!. You will feel like you are James Bond and Q just gave his latest creation! Mangle is the premier device of its kind; the best of the best! If you are a serious Mentalist, you need to get this!" - Richard Osterlind
"Before seeing this in action and being tipped the gimmick, I was not really into mental bending. Now, no metal is safe around me. This is the way to do this!!" - Jon Armstrong
Metal bending is some of the most powerful visual mentalism accessible today’s magicians. Mangled is a custom designed gimmick to put monster bends into the hands of any performer. Designed by Christopher J. Smith, Mangled is an easy to use tool that is ready to go right out of the box.
-Machined from 7000-series aluminum with hard black anodization.
-Flat black finish for better concealment.
-Universal aperture for utensil handle bend.
-Slot to gain leverage over fork tines, as well as keys and other metal objects.
-Integrated magnet for easy ditching.
-Two optional hookups for pull or reel attachment.