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Hook Doctor

Postby Old Hat » Sun May 07, 2017 10:05 am

I bought a Ritchey Hook Doctor recently and want to share how much I like it. It is great for grabbing shy, little calves. I thought it was a little pricey but now that I've used it a dozen times I think it's worth the money.
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Re: Hook Doctor

Postby Bigfoot » Sun May 07, 2017 11:05 am

May be some don't know what it is. Used to be a similar device sold years ago, under a different name. Duct tapped to shovel handle, will increase your distance.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xwU84X9BQo8
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Postby greybeard » Sun May 07, 2017 11:36 am

Bigfoot wrote:May be some don't know what it is. Used to be a similar device sold years ago, under a different name. Duct tapped to shovel handle, will increase your distance.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xwU84X9BQo8

At about 1:08 on that video, most of my mommas would be right up my backside, magic hook or not.
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Re: Hook Doctor

Postby Nesikep » Sun May 07, 2017 11:47 am

we have one, and when we had not so friendly mommas we could snag a calf from the other side of the fence and drag them under it.
It has a new purpose now... It's great for grabbing the cherry tree branches and bending them down so you can get the fruit
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Re: Hook Doctor

Postby Old Hat » Mon May 08, 2017 3:25 pm

Bigfoot, thanks for adding the video. I was gonna add a picture but haven't figured that out yet.
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Re: Hook Doctor

Postby cowboy70 » Sun May 14, 2017 7:15 pm

One of those would get us killed here . We got cows that when they calve, we head and heel the cow then go tag the calf.
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