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Hades, Micky: Micky Hades' New Expanded Encyclopedia of Escapes
©2001 Michael P. Hades, Abraxas Publications
Softcover, comb-bound, 8.5x11", 129 pages
ISBN 0-9688231-1-4
New Expanded Encyclopedia of Escapes
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Micky Hades: Micky Hades' New Expanded Encyclopedia of Escapes

Comments: Graphics and Editing by Mark Steele
 
Contents (from book ToC)

7 Special Features Used in this Encyclopedia

9 Introduction
10 Words to the Wise
12 Warning

13 Chapter One
13 The Word
13 - Ropes
14 - Chains
14 - Padlocks
14 - Handcuffs

15 Chapter Two
15 Rope Escapes
15 The Keller Wrist Tie
15 Wrist Tie Method One
16 - Wrist Tie Method Two
16 - Wrist Tie Method Three
16 - Wrist Tie Method Four
16 - Wrist Tie Method Five
17 Presentation Ideas
17 A Loop Tie That Binds
18 Mysterious Knot
18 X-L Spirit Wrist Tie
19 Full View Rope Escape
20 Ovette's Torture Tie
20 Chair Escape Method One
20 - Chair Escape Method Two
21 Thumb Ties
21 - Thumb Tie Method One
21 - Thumb Tie Method Two
21 - Thumb Tie Method Three
22 - Thumb Tie Method Four
22 - Thumb Tie Method Five
22 Thumb Tie Presentations
23 Figure Eight Tie
23 Burling Hull's Strangle Rope Tie
24 Release From Behind the Back
24 Rod Release
25 Wrist and Neck Tie
25 50 to 75 Foot Rope Challenge

27 Chapter Three
27 Wire - Chain - Shackle - Escapes
27 Wire
27 Wire Escape
27 Chain
27 Siberian Chain Release
28 Chain With Two Rings
28 Chain With Padlock
28 Chain With End Rings
29 Chain With Three Rings
29 Chain With Three Rings Type 2
29 Chain With One Ring
30 Chain With or Without Rings
30 German Transport Chain
30 Police Chain Twisters
30 Quick Release Handcuffs - Chain
31 Handcuff Chains (Don Hinz)
31 Handcuff Chains Method 1
31 Handcuff Chains Method 2
31 Shackle Release Method One
32 Shackle Release Method Two
32 Shackle Release Method Three
32 Shackle Release Method Four
33 Release From 20 Feet of Chain
34 20 Feet of Chain Method Two
35 20 Feet of Chain Method Three

37 Chapter Four
37 Sensational Escapes
27 The Substitution Trunk
38 Substitution Without Trick Bo
39 Cloth Box
39 Wood Box
39 Box Made in Full View Method One
39 Box Made in Full View Method Two
39 Box Made in Full View Method Three
40 Gimmicked Box Method One
40 Gimmicked Box Method Two
41 Gimmicked Box Method Three
41 Gimmicked Box Method Four
41 Cardboard Box
42 Canvas Covered Box
42 Metal Box
42 - Metal Box Method One
42 - Metal Box Method Two
43 Cloth Sack Escapes
43 - Cloth Sack Escape Method One
44 - Cloth Sack Escape Method Two
44 - Cloth Sack Escape Method Three
44 - Cloth Sack Escape Method Four
44 - Cloth Sack Escape Method Five
44 - Cloth Sack Escape Method Six
45 - Cloth Sack Escape Method Seven
45 Fishnet Escape
45 Paper Bag Escapes
45 - Paper Bag Escape Method One
46 - Paper Bag Escape Method Two
46 - Paper Bag Escape Method Three
46 - Paper Bag Escape Method Four
46 Plastic Bag Escapes
46 - Plastic Bag Escape Method One
46 - Plastic Bag Escape Method Two
47 Milk Can Escape
47 Barrel Escape Method One
48 - Barrel Escape Method Two
48 - Barrel Escape Method Three
48 Mail Bag Escapes
48 - Mail Bag Escape Method One
49 - Mail Bag Escape Method Two
49 - Mail Bag Escape Method Three
49 - Mail Bag Escape Method Four
49 Iron Boiler Escape Method One
50 - Iron Boiler Escape Method Two
50 Upright Escape
51 Australian Torture Board
52 Glass Case Escape - Up to Date
52 Pillory Escape Method One
52 - Pillory Escape Method Two
53 - Pillory Escape Method Three
54 Water Torture Tank Escape
54 Basket Escape
54 Australian Belt or Insane Muff
55 Old Carny Trick
55 Spanish Maiden - Tramp Chair
55 Coffin Escape
56 Torture Anchor
57 Strait Jacket Escapes
57 - Regulation Strait Jacket Escape
58 - Gimmick Strait Jacket Escape
59 Improved Mid-Air Harness

61 Chapter Five
61 Handcuffs
61 Introducing Dick Norman
62 The Stage Act
62 The Challenge Handcuff Act
62 - The Effect
63 - Suggested Exhibition Tests
63 - Peculiarities of Handcuff Locks
64 - The Great Secret
65 - Effect & Presentation - Explanation
66 - Some Special Stunts With Cuffs
66 - Doctored or Tampered With Irons
67 - Learning the Act
67 - Fake Cuffs and Irons
68 - The Real Secret
68 - Master Keys
68 - Featuring
68 - General Advice
69 - Concealing Keys and Useful Gadgets
69 The Perfect Challenge for Today
71 Key Information
74 Other Keys, Picks & Shims
75 Handcuff Information
80 Handcuff Display Boards

85 Chapter Six
85 Jail Escapes & Thumbcuffing
85 Jail Breaking
85 - Prison Cell Escape
86 - The Best Jail Break
87 Thumbcuffing
87 Thumbcuffs
87 - McDonald Thumbcuffs
88 - Tower - Lyon Thumbcuff
88 - Gill's Lion Tamers Thumbcuffs
89 - Fisher Thumbcuffs
89 - Thum-Cuff Thumbcuffs
89 - Mitymite Thumbcuffs
90 - Ace Thumbcufs
90 - Double Lock Thumbcuffs
90 - Gale Finger Cuff
91 - Thumscrews
91 - Thumb Stock Release
92 Additional Notes

93 Chapter Seven
93 Padlocks
93 Spirit Padlocks
93 Do It Yourself
94 Padlock Tension Tool
94 Warded Padlocks
95 Lock Picking Instructions
95 Wafer Type Locks
96 Double Sided Wafer Locks
96 Offset Locks
96 Pin Tumbler Locks
96 Hurd - American - Pin Tumbler Locks

97 Chapter Eight
97 Suggested Escapes Act
97 Houdini's Coat
98 The Committee
99 Cabinets and Screens
99 Full View Handcuff Escape
100 Economical Routine

101 Chapter Nine
101 Spirit Ties - Contrivances - Vest Turning
101 Spirit Tie
102 Spirit Tie Method Two
102 Mysterious Tie
102 A Spirit Tape Tie
103 Contrivances
103 Spirit Collar Method One
103 Spirit Collar Method Two
103 Wrist Stocks
103 Spirit Handcuffs
104 Vest Turning

105 Chapter Ten
105 Escape Routines
105 Houdini's Water Torture
106 Bag and Chain Escape
107 The Packing Case Escape
108 The Case of the Girl in the Bag
110 The Boxed Magician
111 Escape Ideas
111 - Original Bag Escape
111 - Sheer Metal Challenges
111 - Inquisition Torture
111 - Improved Spirit Lock
111 - Escape from an Insane Muff
112 - Sealed Sewer Pipe
112 Packing Box Escape

115 Chapter Eleven
115 Escapes by John Pomeroy
115 Handcuff Escapes
117 Tumbler Lock Escapes
118 Vibrators
119 Snappers
120 Peerless Cuff Escape
121 Riveted Handcuff Escape
121 JP Pillory Escape
122 The Canvas Circle Escape
123 Challenge Steel Straight Jacket
126 Full View Challenge Torture Escape

128 Bibliography
128 Works on Escapes
128 Major Publications
128 - Books
128 - Magazines
129 Minor Publications
129 - Books
129 - Magazines


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