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January 4, 2009

Micro Grappling Hook

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


"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!'"


"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 โ€” 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."


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



January 4, 2009 at 11:01 AM | Permalink


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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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