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Forum: Indy Gear and Props 06-27-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By IndyFrench
Actually in reality I think a modern-day Indy...

Actually in reality I think a modern-day Indy SHOULD carry a nylon whip. I own an 8-foot Indy-style nylon from Rhett Kelly and I love it because of its durability and how you don't have to pamper it....
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 06-27-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By IndyFrench
Whip video review - Morgan and Del Carpio

Been wanting to post a vid of my David Morgan 10-foot and Del Carpio 9-foot for a few years now.

Enjoy

http://youtu.be/ffXYKNJATRY
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 01-12-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,366
Posted By IndyFrench
I'm not sure if the truck in Top Secret is the...

I'm not sure if the truck in Top Secret is the same truck...I analyzed this a few years ago and posted this web page -

You tell me....

http://www.geocities.com/indyfrench/IndyTruck.html
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 05-23-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,292
Posted By IndyFrench
Still using that Webley Green in KOTCS...not any...

Still using that Webley Green in KOTCS...not any real gun stuff in that film though.
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 05-19-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,292
Posted By IndyFrench
No - It is called a Webley Green - same gun used...

No - It is called a Webley Green - same gun used in Last Crusade.
Forum: Collecting Indy 05-18-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 312,625
Posted By IndyFrench
Just remember that "Lost Delta" decal...

Just remember that "Lost Delta" decal wasn't on the truck when it was in Raiders...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 05-09-2008, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,396
Posted By IndyFrench
DelCarpio Raiders Whip and DM Whip

Hey all,

Just received my 9-foot "Borton" Raiders from Bernardo. WOW. Talk about excitement right out of the box. Simply beautiful work - The Cairo street fight jumping right off the screen and...
Forum: Collecting Indy 05-03-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 312,625
Posted By IndyFrench
One of the great "no-brainer" customs...

One of the great "no-brainer" customs would be the German Messerschmitt 109 fighter plane from Last Crusade. Just buy and repaint one of the 21st Century Toy versions...Even comes with a 3 3/4" scale...
Forum: Collecting Indy 05-03-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,858
Views: 312,625
Posted By IndyFrench
I have done a custom Cairo Indy as you mentioned:...

I have done a custom Cairo Indy as you mentioned:

http://www.frenchbrosreviews.com/cairoindybash1.jpg

I would eventually like to see the following:

Indy and Henry w/German motorcycle
Flying Wing...
Forum: Collecting Indy 05-02-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,804
Posted By IndyFrench
Indiana Jones Toy release absolutely anemic

When Revenge of the Sith toys hit shelves, retail stores packed the aisles with them in 2005. Yesterday morning, I went to 5 Wal-Marts, 4 Targets and a Toys 'R Us. I had to wrestle with the Wal-Mart...
Forum: General Indiana Jones Discussion 04-23-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 15,132
Posted By IndyFrench
The BEST Ford Finger in my opinion was this one...

The BEST Ford Finger in my opinion was this one from the pivotal emotional height of Patriot Games - still makes me tear up a little when I watch the...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-29-2008, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By IndyFrench
Leather???? Why don't you show them the scene...

Leather???? Why don't you show them the scene where Indy is hanging on the front of the truck and his brim is flapping in the wind - I don't think leather does THAT.

Better yet, show them his hat...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-24-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By IndyFrench
I fear that is a mystery lost in time - We'll...

I fear that is a mystery lost in time - We'll find Bigfoot before we solve this grail quest...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-24-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By IndyFrench
Sorry - I should have been more clear in my...

Sorry - I should have been more clear in my language - What I mean is - It was not a Poet like the others - It was a Poet made from a different felt on a different block.
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-24-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,462
Posted By IndyFrench
Although the Raiders hat came from Herbert...

Although the Raiders hat came from Herbert Johnson like the TOD and LC hats, it was not a "Poet" like the TOD and Last Crusade hats were. The felt and blockshape of the Raiders hat was lost after...
Forum: Collecting Indy 03-23-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By IndyFrench
My guy tells me this was Arby's, but that was 19...

My guy tells me this was Arby's, but that was 19 years ago and I could very well be mistaken...
Forum: Young Indiana Jones Chronicles 03-23-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,161
Posted By IndyFrench
The Young Indiana Jones Knife

I debating putting this in collectables, but it seemed more appropriate here as this was released during the original broadcasts of YIJC. I bought this back then and couldn't bring myself to take it...
Forum: Collecting Indy 03-23-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 738
Posted By IndyFrench
Look what I found! Vintage 1989 LC!!!

Hey all - Found this unexpectedly in my storage unit while looking for something unrelated! I had a soda in this very cup while wearing my first Indiana Jones hat in the summer of 1989! Wow, time...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-23-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,292
Posted By IndyFrench
They make a Model 22 with a 4-inch barrel that is...

They make a Model 22 with a 4-inch barrel that is very similar to the 1917, same caliber .45 ACP, but the gun has a different ejector shroud under the barrel and, alas, it does not have the...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-23-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,735
Posted By IndyFrench
Webley...

Webley Green
http://photobucket.com/albums/e58/ryoung29/th_webley-kaufmannL.jpg

Webley Mark VI
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/17/Webley-Mk-IV-p1030100.jpg/300px-
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-23-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,735
Posted By IndyFrench
Hey all, Fusion - You wouldn't want this Webley...

Hey all,

Fusion - You wouldn't want this Webley my friend. The main spring in it was dead on arrival when I purchased it. I also learned from a professional inspection that the entire cylinder...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-23-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,292
Posted By IndyFrench
Yes - it is a 5.5-inch barrel. There were no...

Yes - it is a 5.5-inch barrel. There were no original 1917s made with 4-inch barrels. All the barrels in Raiders were CUT to 4-inches. As for price, yes you might find a used one for a deal, but...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-20-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,292
Posted By IndyFrench
Yes my observant friend - YOU DO! :whip:...

Yes my observant friend - YOU DO! :whip:

http://www.frenchbrosreviews.com/Indyguns.jpg

Incidentally, this is the same Webley on TheRaider.net siet gear page...In fact, most of that gear is mine...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-19-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,292
Posted By IndyFrench
Yeah - I have an actual 1917 Smith and Wesson....

Yeah - I have an actual 1917 Smith and Wesson. Remember, the "1917" is simply a military designation for the first year of issue. Smith & Wesson 1917s were made up through the 1950s!

And now Smith &...
Forum: Indy Gear and Props 03-19-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,735
Posted By IndyFrench
Yes, Smith & Wesson is now offering the M1917...

Yes, Smith & Wesson is now offering the M1917 again! That was one of the developments that prompted me to finish my outfit once and for all!

Smith and Wesson has a description of the M1917...
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