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Old 05-08-2014
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Re: Best Boat Hook?

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Originally Posted by miatapaul View Post
These are awful nice looking. But they are pricy:
..and they're ridiculously easy to make, so why would you buy one?


It's easy enough to make a boot-hook from a length of hardware-store dowel rod and a suitable hook... and it gives you the opportunity to practise some fancy rope-work.

FWIW, our 2 shiny wooden boathooks double as a boom-crutch.
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