Brian Hagelgans Ventriloquist Figure Mechanics

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Brian Hagelgans has been very busy in his workshop creating some fine mechanics on his figures.

He was kind enough to create this video for us to put up on Ventriloquist Central to share with all of you.

I take my hat off to you, Brian. Great work!!


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3 Responses to Brian Hagelgans Ventriloquist Figure Mechanics

  1. Bob Isaacson says:

    Wow ! I knew Brian Hagelgans was a talented Vent as well as a very nice young man, but I had no idea that he was also such a talented figure maker. Congratulations to Brian. And a big thank you Brian for showing us your wonderful creative talent !

    • Brian Hagelgans says:

      Thanks Bob you have been such an inspiration to me since the junior contests in the 80’s :) BTW…years later…After aquiring one of your personal Osborne figures as you know in 2007 (approx) it revived my once “shelved ventriloquism” status into a fresh start! I have become facinated by how these little guys work. With over 19 plus years building and flying RC model airplanes I found this facination with figure mechanics. Thanks again Bob!!

  2. Dennis Hall says:

    Beautiful work Brian ! Very impressive !

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