Smell like hell, and taste like heaven is what they say about durian
. The candy is sweet like any other candy. I found the first couple just plain different. Eventually I was eating several at a time. They come in sticky portions, tiny pies, and in different flavors beside durian.
Some good old duct tape may be heavy enough to do the job. Bolts, and screws may have a tendency to become projectiles if they come loose. BEST WISHES in figuring it out successfully.
I've been working my way too the Phils for a couple of years now via S.F. Ca. Eventually I will get there. I love the diversity of weather, and geography. Not to mention a chance to sail there........i2f