Whip Cracking Videos

People ask me quite often, "does a nylon whip crack as well as a leather whip?" No amount of words through email can convey how a nylon whip cracks. It either needs to be seen or felt personally. Although there are people who’ll never concede that nylon is a legitimate material for making a whip, the fact is that nylon whips have their place, and can perform everything that a quality made leather whip can. You may enjoy the smell of a kangaroo whip, the texture of the grain in the leather, or some zen-like feel you experience when cracking a kangaroo hide whip. Whatever it is, it’s true that few things can compare to a finely crafted kangaroo hide whip made by a talented whipmaker. But nylon whips crack pretty well, too!

Once in a while, customers will send me youtube videos cracking their Noreast Whips nylon whip. I always enjoy seeing these, and am thankful that people take the time to show their appreciation for their whip. I’ve been meaning for quite some time to make a video or two myself, demonstrating how a nylon whip compares in its handling to a kangaroo hide whip. I still haven’t done this, so I hope you enjoy the following videos by some great customers of Noreast Whips.

The whip this customer is using below is an 8 foot, 16 plait Young Indy Nylon Bullwhip. The thong is black with the handle overlaid in red paracord to achieve the appearance of the whip Indy uses as a teenager in The Last Crusade.

 

                                                                        

                                           

   

 

Here’s another video from a customer who’s a martial arts instructor. Check out his other vids on youtube of his whipcracking. Anyone who’s just starting out with whips can learn a lot from David. In the short period he’s been whipcracking, he’s made incredible progress! Here he’s using a 6 foot black Standard Bullwhip with black & red knots and a whitehide leather fall.

                                             

   

 

This last video shows a customer with an 8 foot black Standard Bullwhip with black & silver knots. This is from another David, thanks again!

                                           

                                            

   

   

 

This next vid comes from a customer named Travis who, along with his boys, made a cool Indy vid on a rainy day. Look for the scene where the young whipcracker flashes his skills with his Mini-Raiders Bullwhip. Thanks Travis!

  

 

 

 

 

 

Well, I hope you enjoyed the videos. If you’ve never cracked a nylon whip but always wondered just what one sounds like or handles, then hopefully these vids from just a few of the fine customers who own a Noreast Whips whip will give you a better idea. My many thanks again to all of you who’ve bought whips from me and have helped put Noreast Whips at the forefront of nylon whipmaking!

Till next time,

Steve.

www.neawhips.com

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