COLIN WOULD LIKE TO CAUTION YOU!!!
DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS UNLESS YOU ARE AN EXPERT. IT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS --
EVEN IF YOU ARE AN EXPERT!
I have been cracking whips now for over 60 years and I am still good, although not as good as I once was. Age takes it toll. I recognize this. I am 68 years old. Once I would do this cut in one stoke, with a bit of theatrical build-up. I used to do it at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, and other paying venues. But I want to share with you, now, how I built this cut, on this occasion, in a poorly lit parking lot at the Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus, Ohio, late one night, on a dare, of course!!
To make it RELATIVELY safe for the person holding the cigarette in his mouth, I did the following:
. l/ Place a ball cap on his head, and position the bill so that if I go too closer to his nose, the lash will (hopefully) be deflected and not remove his nose from his face.
2/ I take several "positioning" cuts, so that I am exactly feeling the end of the whip.
3/ Only when I am happy being "locked in" with the end of the whip, I make the cut.
This is actually the first time I have ever taken a cigarette out of somebody's mouth in near darkness. I am glad I took the precautions revealed above, because I am pretty much blind at night! However, the night sure did reveal a good explosion at the the very tip of the lighted cigarette !!
To our valued customers due to the decline in
value of the American Dollar compared to the Australian Dollar we have
had to make a significant increase in our prices for Whips. We are sorry
for the increase and will lower our prices when the American Dollar
recovers its value.
The ultimate in a bullwhip, finely balanced, made of kangaroo hide,
which is the toughest hide on the planet. (FACT: It has "grain"
that goes against the flow, and is in laminated layers, which is what
makes plywood stronger than straight timber). It has the extra long
handle, made famous by Hollywood action coordinator and actor, Anthony
DeLongis. Colors: Brown or Black Pricing:
3 or 4 ft x 12 plait $750.00
6ft x 12 plait $795.00
7ft x 12 plait $895.00
8ft x 12 plait $995.00
9ft x 12 plait $1095.00
10ft x 12 plait $1195.00
12ft x 12 plait $1295.00
Black Kangaroo Whip DeLongis Handle
The DeLongis handle on a black kangaroo bullwhip, 12-plait, and
comes in lengths 6ft thru 12 feet. (Note: whip length is plaited
section only!) Colors can be reversed.
6ft x 12 plait $825.00
8ft x 12 plait $825.00
10ft x 12 plait $1095.00
12ft x 12 plait $1295.00
Short-Handle LIGHTWEIGHT bullwhip, 'roo hide, 12-plait, shown here in
10-ft length. The whip measures 8 inches from the inside of the Turk's
head (the knob at the bottom of the whip) to the inside of the plaited
collar. Colors brown or black. Price as follows:
An unusual beauty, a 12-plait Australian-made Kangaroo bullwhip.
6-ft $295 7-ft $395 8-ft $495 10-ft $595
Short Handle Bullwhip
A heavy Short-Handle bullwhip, 12-plait, eight feet in length, from
Turk's head to start of fall, made of kangaroo and built in the American
style. It is a thunderous noise maker, and extremely well balanced.
Colors brown or black.
The legendary "snake" whip, also called a "pocket" whip, in very
short lengths. The whip shown is kangaroo hide, 12-ft by
12-plait. This one is solid brown, but it can be built in solid
black, or a combination of black and tan, or black and red. The whip
has no handle, being built straight off the Turk's head. Its
performance characteristic is that it is VERY QUICK. The
hand-gripping area becomes lighter as the whip becomes shorter.
NEW, a 10-ft, 12-plait kangaroo hide bullwhip designed exclusively
for Harrison Ford in the latest Indiana Jones movie, THE KINGDOM OF THE
CRYSTAL SKULL. The Indy-4 whip is built by Australia's top whip maker,
Terry Jacka, on a handle inspired by America's foremost whip artist,
Anthony De Longis, who also coached Harrison Ford! The whip is perfectly
a six-inch handle and a handle core that extends three feet into the
belly of the whip. The structure of this Australian-made whip promotes a
thunderous crack, while offering superb accuracy. It is an extremely
fast whip. The leather is twelve-plait kangaroo.
Colors antique brown, or solid black.
That's whip master Anthony DeLongis breaking in the "hero" whip for
Harrison Ford in the new Indiana Jones movie.
Harrison Ford's 10-ft CRYSTAL SKULL Indy 4 whip, $l,495
(allow six months for delivery)
Harrison Ford, clowning around with a short handle bullwhip, which is
one of the whips he used in the latest Indian Jones movie.
That's power whip cracker Jay Zemliak, of Los Angeles, California,
posing with his new Indy 4 Whip, in two-tone. The whip , custom-made for
Jay, is 13 feet instead of the 10 feet we made for Harrison Ford. Jay is the
strength coach for Pepperdine University, in Malibu, California. Given his
muscle, Jay makes that whip thunder like cannon! Says Jay:"I have finally
fulfilled my dream of having the most powerful whip ever built!"
Cream Colored Kangaroo 12-plait Whip
Twelve plait cream colored Australian-made kangaroo hide 12-plait whip with De Longis handle. This is an extremely quick whip.
Length:Seven or eight feet, Price: $695.00
This whip is made with nylon, 16-plait, with De-Longis handle, made in the USA. Standard length as shown is 7ft from Turk's head, to end of plaited section. This whip is rare because it has three bellies AND a
loaded core. The nylon fall is specifically designed for wrapping and target work. Standard color is as shown. It is not possible to make a whip that will stand up to more abuse!!
Special lengths can be ordered. Call (818) 889-6988 to get a price quote on other lengths.
A red and black stock whip, six feet in length, and eight plait. Only the
best of whip makers would dare plait with such two starkly different colors!
A fine example of the whip maker's art.
Traditional Australian stock whip, fully plaited handle, 6-ft thong
length. Colors brown or black.
Price, $295.00 in 8-plait
Price, $395.00 in 12-plait
NOTE: Thong length is from the knot at the end of the handle to the end
of the plaited section.
Kangaroo hide Bullwhip
A kangaroo hide bullwhip built with the famous DeLongis handle. The
whip is 8-plait, and 8 feet in length, from the Turk's head (the knob at
the base of the handle, to which is attached a wrist loop) to where the
plaited section ends. A very quick whip.
Colors brown or black.
Short handle kangaroo hide bullwhip
This whip is 8-ft from Turk's head to
start of fall. Eight plait. A quick and easy whip. Ideal for beginners.
Colors brown or black. Price $295.00
Jack's POPPERS are hand-braided from nylon twine, to make the very
best performance popper. They allow the whip to complete it's action
with no interference from a knot where the FALL meets the POPPER. COLIN's Tip: The best way to place this popper is cut a tiny slit in the
end of the fall -- the solid piece of leather that is attached to the
plaited part of the whip. This slit must be perfectly straight, and
extend for just 3/8". Poke the loop of this
popper though that slit, then feed the popper back through the loop, and
make a self-tightening knot. Sold in lots of five.
Stage Handle & Hunt Thong
Traditional English-built hunt whip. The handle is genuine stag, mounted
to a traditional shaft with Sterling silver collar. Comes in gents
or ladies sizes. Price $395 .
Regulation hunt thong, six feet
in length (plaited section only) and built with kangaroo hide, 12-plait,
made in Australia. Thong only Price: $495.
Package as shown, both handle and thong, Price: $850
For the Hunt field, genuine English-made stag
handles with sterling silver collars.
Come in gents sizes and ladies'
sizes. Price $395
Hunt thongs come in 12-plait brown kangaroo, in six or seven foot
Also available in eight-plait white
Whip experts Anothony De Longis and Colin Dangaard
have combined their unique talents to teach you how to use the bullwhip and Australian
NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD!
Mastering the Bullwhip
Hollywood whip master and fight co-ordinator, Anthony DeLongis,
reveals the secrets of the bullwhip in this remarkable two-part
series. Anthony takes apart the action with the precision of the
expert he is!
Price : $59.95
There is a $25 minimum on ALL internet orders.
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