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Grappling Hooks

It is said that no one is a real caver unless they have ascended a rope that was rigged by throwing a grappling hook, and that no intelligent caver has ever done this. I plead the fifth on this one.

Warning:
Don't trust your life to a grappling hook.

Gallery

Image ID Device Description Acquired Weight Height Width Thickness Std. volume
Chinese, Version A 1813 Chinese, Version A Collapsible, 4-claw Zhong Zheng, 2013 766 233 78 78 1403
Chinese, Version B 1842 Chinese, Version B Collapsible, 3-claw Wang Wei Jie, 2015 397 180 57 34 352
Chinese, Version C 1843 Chinese, Version C 3-claw, forged plated steel Bonnie Guoguo 郭 红柳, 2015 257 142 142 128 2594
1853 Chinese YT0021 Large Welded, 3-claw, welded eye Sunpei, 2015 280 184 141 121 3135
1854 Chinese YT0021 Medium Welded, 3-claw, welded eye Sunpei, 2015 113 134 112 101 1513
1855 Chinese YT0021 Small Welded, 3-claw, welded eye Sunpei, 2015 68 115 94 80 864
CMI 1630 CMI Welded, 5-claw, forged eye CMI, 2009 1274 318 218 203 14073
Hugh Banner 1759 Hugh Banner Welded, 5-blade, welded eye Tom Furey, 2012 920 480 145 134 9325
Israeli Folding Anchor 1719 Israeli Folding Anchor Unfinished milled Al backplate and hinged arm, six hardened points on arm Joseph Healy, 2011 688 145 51 42 312
1861 Jusick Collapsible, 4-claw James Jusick, 2015 142 113 112 105 1319
1868 Kickstarter Collapsible, 4-claw Garth Haynes, 2015 331 127 127 126 2021
Molibao Gravity Hook 1888 Molibao Gravity Hook Two-piece, hinged, 4-claw H T Pow Limited, 2016 268 134 89 89 1056
MR 1731 MR Collapsible Al, 3-claw, hinged eye Cesar Sandoval, 2011 724 286 92 81 2151
New2 Survival YT0009 1826 New2 Survival YT0009 Welded, 3-claw, welded eye Sunpei, 2014 284 190 154 136 3961
Ninja 639 Ninja Collapsible, 4-claw ? 785 251 218 36 1942
TRG Grabber 1640 TRG Grabber Collapsible, 3-claw TAD Gear, 2009 742 217 103 92 2052
TRG Laser Hook 1636 TRG Laser Hook Two-piece, welded, 4-claw Sporting Goods Unlimited, 2009 731 163 84 85 1158
TRG Tech-Hook 1639 TRG Tech-Hook Welded, 4-claw TAD Gear, 2009 667 162 83 83 1113