homemade collapsible snake hooks

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homemade collapsible snake hooks

Postby snake_freak » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:31 pm

I made these hooks from hiking poles. They're made of a really strong, light alloy - almost indestructable! You can flip boulders with these babies! :twisted: They also have a huge reach (approx. 1.7m) at full extention and collapse to about 60cm.

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The hook heads and poles were tapped so that they skrew in and hold real tight.
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Postby Bushbaby » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:34 pm

Very nice.

BV made some retractable ones a couple of years ago. Very similar in design. Not sure what he used for the "stick" part though.

How much weight can they hold?
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Postby snake-5 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:36 pm

Niiiice im rauther envious i want a pair of gentle giant tongs from midwest. :shock: :smt117
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Postby snake_freak » Thu Dec 08, 2005 1:49 pm

Don't know how much they hold yet, havn't tried it out properly yet :-? I picked up a cluncky old telephone with it fully extended pretty easily though:roll: .

i want a pair of gentle giant tongs from midwest


Dude... I ordered some, as well as some probes, about 2 weeks ago, but because I'm overseas they said they'd need to get back to me about shipping costs...I emailed them again 2 days ago and still no reply!!!! :evil:

They're either very sloooowwwwwww or couldn't care less about overseas customers!!!
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Postby snake-5 » Thu Dec 08, 2005 2:36 pm

they dont care ive also tried 2 order and they never get back 2 u rauther make your own stuff, they r probubly gonna give u a number 4 a vet in edenvale that they deal with though.
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