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PLATON
02-03-2011, 04:59 PM
Anybody has the 10 ft whip that Todd sells?

Care to share some photos?

thanks.

K-Wad
02-03-2011, 07:57 PM
I don't have a 10 footer, but, I do have an 8' and one of his new 6' whips.
The 10 footers I have seen in person look just like the 8 footers, just longer. The new 6' whips are smaller in scale, not just lenght.

They are of decent quality, but, need some fine tuning out of the box (namely, a butt-load of leather conditioner).

Once well conditioned and broken in, they actually crack quite well.

If you plan on using it as just a prop to complete the outfit, it is a great choice.
If you plan on cracking it occasionally, It is also a great choice for the money.

However, if you plan on using it on a regular basis, be aware that it will require more maintanence than a more expensive whip (the goatskin they are made out of likes to stretch at the point, right before the fall hitch).

RaidersBash
02-06-2011, 05:19 PM
I have a 10 footer from Todd...the new style. I'll try to post some pics tonight

RaidersBash
02-06-2011, 10:50 PM
Okay, here's the only pic I have on file, that I posted to another site about darkening the knots. I darkened the knots with some Olive Oil.

http://<a href="http://s925.photobucket.com/albums/ad91/wldhorsetrainer/?action-view&current=whiphandle.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i925.photobucket.com/albums/ad91/wldhorsetrainer/whiphandle.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

RaidersBash
02-06-2011, 11:15 PM
oops.

http://i925.photobucket.com/albums/ad91/wldhorsetrainer/whiphandle.jpg

Zane
04-24-2011, 07:06 PM
I have one! I'm thinking of letting it suntan this summer to see if I can get the leather darker. I wonder if it will work? I had a pair of huaraches sandals in the eighties, I suntanned them to a perfect dark brown color. Yes I said huaraches, remember those? :mexiguy:

djd
04-24-2011, 07:40 PM
Yes, I need to darken my whip up too. I'll give the sun method a go. If we get any this summer that is...

deadseascrolls
04-25-2011, 12:05 AM
Yes I said huaraches, remember those? :mexiguy:


Yes, but what about the baggies and bushy, bushy blonde hairdo? :D