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Gravity Hook: A high performance grappling hook.

A project in Las Vegas, NV by Brent Garcia

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Part mechanical claw, part grappling hook. Hook & Bite.
Backers: 2929
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $150,353 of $3,200
Dates: Feb 19th -> Mar 26th (35 days)
Project By: Brent Garcia
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Latest News

Keep an eye out for surveys.

March 25th - via:
Hey Everyone,   We are in the home stretch! I wanted to let each of you know what to expect from here until your pledge arrives at your front door.  Shortly after the project closes you will get a survey. In it you will provide a delivery address,... (Read More)

Under Water Gravity Hook

March 20th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  Hey Everyone,  WE DID IT!!!! $100K. THANK YOU.  Every Gravity Hook will come with two Cross Hooks. They will match the material of your reward. One will be original, the... (Read More)

Keepin' it simple. Version 4.0.

March 15th - via:
As I’ve read your comments, the recurring theme is “keep it simple”. Matthew Pecks’s comment really stuck out to me.  Feature Creep? I’ve never heard of it. Off to Google. Define: feature creep. Sure enough, it's real. So let’s avoid... (Read More)

Version 3.0, Keychain, Cross Hook.

March 14th - via:
Hey Everyone and WELCOME to all the latest backers! Since our last update this is what I've been up to. I got version 3.0 cut. It’s looking good and needs small adjustments before I get the stainless steel prototype cut.  Modifications include: ... (Read More)

Gravity Hook Grappling Hook On Kickstarter

March 11th - via:
The Gravity Hook is a project currently up on Kickstarter for a hybrid mechanical claw and grappling hook. Stand alone, it functions as a 2-pronged hook. When it impacts a surface, the mechanism opens up, and pulling it back closes the mechanism, making it great for retrieving items. The final design will be made of stainless steel, although hooks made of other materials including titanium are part of the backer rewards. (Read More)

You have to see this video!

March 5th - via:
Hey Everyone,  I took the Gravity Hook up to Mount Charleston. I had more fun than expected. I used the footage to make up a new cover video for the project. Check it out, it's pretty cool.  So, can you use this thing for climbing?  While I was up... (Read More)

Stretch Goals

March 3rd - via:
Hey Everyone,  Thanks for all the support, comments, and for sharing this project! So let's talk about stretch goals. Rather than using design improvements as stretch goals, you've gotten them automatically. Aside from that, I've been thinking of... (Read More)

How Batman picks up a Quarter AND Hardware decisions.

March 1st - via:
Hey Everyone, It's agreed. Dexterity over additional strength. To celebrate I made a video showing how Batman picks up a Quarter. Here's the youtube link if you would like to share it with your friends. Please do! =) ... (Read More)

Weight tests and extras.

February 27th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00  Hey Backers, as promised here are some weight tests. Check out the new video! We can change the design to make it stronger but the trade off is dexterity. Which means, the... (Read More)

Design Update.

February 24th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Hey Awesome Backers, Here’s a video showing you the latest Delrin prototype. The stainless parts are on their way. I’m sitting by the mailbox over here because I can’t... (Read More)

Let's get right to work.

February 20th - via:
Oh yes, it's happening! Thank you Backers. Just to be clear, everyone in the Delrin and Stanless Steel tiers will get a Cross Hook with their reward. Now Let's get to designing. Here are a few ideas. Left me know in the comments what's important to... (Read More)

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