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Re: renting your halftrack to hollywood
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2015, 10:28:26 PM »
there is now an area on the G503 with some info on this topic

something you might want to avoid

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Re: renting your halftrack to hollywood
« Reply #16 on: June 28, 2017, 07:50:23 PM »
well, I volunteer at a large motorcycle museum and the Chairman of the Board let Hollywood use one of the bikes that was actually used in the JFK motorcade for the movie JFK. It came back to us with the police radio box stolen. I would stay with the HT.
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Re: renting your halftrack to hollywood
« Reply #17 on: January 22, 2020, 10:00:28 AM »
Steve Fredrick is your guy...covers all the bases for you and gets top dollar.....NEVER negotiate with hollweird producers....NEVER...let Steve do it...



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Re: renting your halftrack to hollywood
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2020, 09:53:13 AM »
I know this is an old post but I thought I might add my couple of copper discs... I have worked with several folks who rent to,the movies and they do quite well.  Dan from NM, has a major military rental company and in addition to being an attorney he has the system wired tight and makes incredible moneymdoing so.  My friend Bob, rented his hand built Spitfire tomgge Hollywood premiere of Dunkirk for a week to just sit at the premiere and earned $45k plus expenses.  I will be loaning one of my WWII Jeeps for a movie in China (pending financing) will accompany my vehicle to ensure it's not abused and will be paid for each week that I am there to include expenses .. The key is to make you/or a designated representative accompanying the vehicle a requirement for leasing .. I have a jeep currently on display at a air museum,  and their B25 returned from the Catch 22 film shoot in Italy .. the plane was repainted for the movie to give it a combat worn look... water based paints are now used for that process .. their pristine B25 looks so good with the paint job that they've left in on instead of washing it off ... I would love to have my HT in a movie and will look at that as being a goal in 21-22 ... all the above will be a requirement for its use.  I would love to put a production company together in the Ohio area for such a purpose, utilizing Dan's assistance and his contract framework as a model ...I will be seeing him in May to visit this idea.  Will post my findings in may tomsee if there is any interest from others in working with me on this.
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Re: renting your halftrack to hollywood
« Reply #19 on: April 23, 2020, 02:58:29 PM »
Not many movie opportunities in Australia. Did one 10 years ago & it worked fine cause the bloke organising the vehicles was a great bloke & I got to sleep with my White scout car for 3 days & I was the only one to drive it. Would never let vehicle out without me driving it. Yes, plenty of “hurry up & wait” but that is the way movies run. Am self-employed so am able to drop things & go when they want it. Have great stories from the movie set.


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Re: renting your halftrack to hollywood
« Reply #20 on: May 27, 2020, 12:24:02 AM »
It will make me sick if I see a new war movie with a scene showing Patton’s casket on a halftrack, and it’s not my halftrack. I’d take the risk as long as I’m driving it.