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January 04, 2009

Micro Grappling Hook

John Edgar Park reviewed it in issue 16 of MAKE magazine as follows:

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"You will never, ever need your own personal, pocket-sized grappling hook. Ever. Until that one crowning moment when disaster strikes: someone will yell, 'If only we had a grappling hook!'"

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"You'll coolly draw your Micro Grappling Hook from your pocket, unscrew its base to reveal its three tiny spikes, thread them into their angled holes, recap it, and without saying a word, swing the hook toward its target. I know all this because I lived it — at my son's fifth birthday party right after I tossed his new airplane onto the roof. Designed for the more serious needs of military personnel [to detect tripwires], the microhook is beautifully machined from 300 series stainless steel."

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"The end hole will accomodate 550 paracord, but for long-range grappling, soldiers use fishing line and a Pocket Fisherman."

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$21.50.

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Can anyone think of more uses for this? I think I can count on one hand the number of times I have had to retrieve items from trees/rooftops. I love it though.

Posted by: Lilorfnannie | Jan 4, 2009 12:46:49 PM

Oh my goodness. I just love these sorts of things! AWESOME!

Posted by: Lilorfnannie | Jan 4, 2009 12:40:02 PM

Oh I may just hafta have one of these just so I can say that I do. Seems so James Bond!

Posted by: Rob O. | Jan 4, 2009 11:25:19 AM

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