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February 25, 2011

Pioneering tool: unlashing hook

These hooks are designed for untying stubborn lashings. I haven't used one myself yet, but they look pretty handy.
Made by Ken Stanton, those of you in South Africa can pick one up for R25 from Bramley Scout Shop

2 comments:

Louise said...

Looks like a tent peg and I have lots of those already :)

peter said...

Well, yes, the business end is the same. I wonder if having a handle helps though? I prefer a marlin spike myslef, but tentpegs and hooks might work, too.