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8ft Kangaroo Leather Handmade 16 Plait Bullwhip

Official Game of Thrones kangaroo leather 16 plait bullwhip
Official Game of Thrones kangaroo leather 16 plait bullwhip Official Game of Thrones kangaroo leather 16 plait bullwhip Official Game of Thrones kangaroo leather 16 plait bullwhip Official Game of Thrones kangaroo leather 16 plait bullwhip

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We are so proud to have been chosen to supply the Kangaroo bullwhip used in series 5 of Game of Thrones the biggest television show in the World. The character in the show (Nymeria) uses a slightly adapted version of our Kangaroo bullwhip and a lot of what you see on screen is the actress using the bullwhip not CGI. There is more information on www.whiplashbullwhips.co.uk. Please note the ornate snake handle in the show was designed and produced by Tommy Dunne the Game of Thrones weaponsmaster and is a one off.

Items sent outside the UK will not be charged UK V.A.T. (20%)

Now available, high quality handmade 8ft Kangaroo leather 16 plait bullwhips. Kangaroo leather is ideal for bullwhips as it one of the strongest available and up to four times tougher than cowhide based on the same thickness. Not only is it strong it is also lightweight and extremely flexible again making it ideal for bullwhips. All the best bullwhips are made from kangaroo leather.

The bullwhip is a single-tailed whip, usually made of braided kangaroo or cowhide leather, which was originally used as a stockman’s tool for working with livestock.

Bullwhips are agricultural tools, traditionally used to control livestock in open country. A bullwhip's length, flexibility, and tapered design allows it to be thrown in such a way that, toward the end of the throw, part of the whip exceeds the speed of sound—thereby creating a small sonic boom.

A bullwhip consists of a handle section, a thong, a fall, and a cracker. The main portion of the bullwhip's length is made up of a braided body or thong. Made of many strips of leather, the number of braids or plaits is an important factor in the construction of the whip. Unlike in the stock whip, the thong connects in line with the handle (rather than with a joint), or sometimes completely covers the handle. The handle is usually short, being between 8 and 12 inches long

A fall is a single piece of leather between 10 and 30 inches in length which needs to be replaced as it wears, to do this you will require a fid tool. It was traditionally made to be replaceable and to take the wear and tear of dragging on the ground when on horse back as it is much easier to replace a solid piece of leather than to re-plait the whip. Tied to the end of the flexible fall, is an even more flexible piece of string or nylon cord or wire called the cracker. The cracker functions to disperse the sound so it can be heard more easily, these do wear out under the stress and will need to be replaced. Cracking a whip causes wear to the cracker, and well used whips frequently require new crackers. Please note the colour of your whip may vary from the picture.

For more information visit our website www.whiplashbullwhips.co.uk

Kangaroo Whip Make-up
In total there are 4 layers to the kangaroo whip.
An 8" steel tube is fitted with a 24" tapered leather rolled core.
The first cowhide plaited belly is overlaid onto the core and then covered with leather (1st bolster).
A second cowhide Belly is then plaited over the 1st bolster and again covered with leather (2nd bolster).
Then finally a 16 plait high quality kangaroo hide final covering is added to complete the whip.

We offer a substantial discount for extras purchased with your whip, use the drop down options below to choose which extras you require. If you are buying from outside the EU (ie USA, Canada, Australia etc) you will not pay 20% UK tax (£291.65).

Fall - The fall is the section of the whip that is used to strike or cut the target and they can wear out. It is advisable to use a Fid when replacing the fall.
Fid - The tool you will need to replace the fall.
Crackers  - The cracker is the section of the whip that creates the sonic boom and does wear out with use. These are made of nylon and will fit any whip.
Leather Dressing - To avoid your whip drying out you need to apply a small amount of leather dressing on a regular basis.

"A quick thank you it arrived today Nigel is very pleased with it he says it is very light. A gentle flick across the room and it moves like a snake! It took a real effort of will not to take it to work (the gym he holds his class) for a good crack. Well worth the wait :-) he is going to enjoy breaking it in thanks again."

Pamela Ryder

"I think the quality of the Kangaroo whip is a # 10" its kick ass !" I love it".

Jay Zonne

"My husband loves his kangaroo whip. He even used it as a prop in a family photo with our grandson. He is very proud of his whip and the story of how it got here".

Beverley Mills

"I received my kangaroo bullwhip this morning (Before I'd even received the 'dispatched' email!)... It's an absolute smasher (Or should that be cracker? :-) )! I couldn't be happier"!

Thanks very much

Jamie Arnold


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