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Oh, that's right.  The "Oh Yes!!!" Is for tool purchases.

Inch by inch.

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Sven, it's looking really cool!
And yes, more cord is always nice! tongue You should get enough for another whip wink

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Sparky, now there's an idea smile

Sven

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^_^ do it, new build thread~

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It is great to see how much you improve. From whip to whip, from project to project it becomes better. Thank you for the detaiiled pictures and descriptions.

Robby

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Yes I will, Sparky. smile

Thank you very much Robby, that means a lot to me.
Thank you.

Sven

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Number 9 has to wait for a while.

Number 10 takes precedence over 9, because I'm actually making this one for someone else.
He wanted a whip identical to no.8 but 8ft long instead of 6ft.

I accidentally made the core 7ft so I had to make a second core.

So, behold, no 10 and 11 smile
https://i.imgur.com/NpzGMhq.jpg

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Sven, I just saw this thread for the first time today. I really enjoyed seeing the progress you have made. Very nice work.

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Also I wanted to ask you how the cable core worked out. The whip you made with it looked very nice. How did it throw?

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I'm sorry Mark. I totally forgot to answer you.

The cable core worked good. However, the whip became a bit nose heavy for some odd reason.
This was apparent with a core constructed completely with a steelcable. The cores I made with part BBs and part cable, have the same effect, but less.
For whips no. 10 and 11 I'll be experimenting with a part BBs, part synthetic cable core.
The synthatic cable is lighter than a steelcable. We'll see what happens.

A nose heavy whip is not a bad thing, it's what the user prefers. I just prefer a more "balanced" whip.

I started the first belly.

https://i.imgur.com/ZZIT16s.jpg

Don't mind the colors, they're leftovers, outlet and reused paracord pieces. It's the overlay's colors which will make the external appearance, right?
This was taken in the beginning of the plaiting session, I'm currently down to my last strand drop for the first belly.

Sven

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Sven, I am looking forward to seeing your finished whip.
Those colors would make a great looking overlay.

Ron

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It was the least I could do for him.

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Sven, is that handle still the 6mm steel rod you mentioned earlier? For some reason, it looks like aluminum to me in this picture.

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Sven I agree with Ron, those colors would make a nice overlay.  Looking forward to seeing this whip.

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Thanks all.

The colors did suprise me too. My wife also said they looked good.
But unfortunately there's not enough of these colors.

Yes, it's still a 6mm steel rod. I actually want a stainless steel rod, but it's hard to get that where I live.

Sven

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Looking good Sven

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Thank you Jyri.

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I finished the first belly with closedloop binding on the complete belly, except the handle.

And I started a very colorful second belly. My wife thought it was beautiful. smile

https://i.imgur.com/WYQeZuY.jpg

Sven

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My wife always likes the patchwork look of the bellies better than the overlay pattern as well.

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Looking good Sven!

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Mark Elliott wrote:

My wife always likes the patchwork look of the bellies better than the overlay pattern as well.

Then why not a patchwork overlay?

'Less is often more!'