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post #21 of Old 05-09-2014
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Re: Best Boat Hook?

Originally Posted by Classic30 View Post
..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.
Well yes, but these come all shiny...

I would likely make one or get a more practical one like the West Marine. I do like nice varnished wood, to look at though.
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