Made for the most humane handling of snakes! Super Tong Option Gentle Giant Tongs™ are available with a "Super Tong" option using heavier gauge aluminum tubing with an inner wall thickness of .110 inches.
Triple rubber coated upper jaw creates resistance to the snake's upper body for a secure hold Lower jaw is polished, creating a smooth surface, reducing the snake's ability to move forward Constructed with aircraft-grade blue aluminum tubing with a hidden (not visible) stainless steel cable and spring Test results have shown that Gentle Giant's 2 ¼-inch wide jaws eliminate stress in many situations, allowing animals are handled in a more relaxed state compared to other forceps currently available in the reptile industry. Some species that react radically to capture with regular tongs have been shown to be less combative when restrained by Gentle Giant Tongs™.
Extra wide jaws
The 2 ¼-inch wide soft grip disperses pressure over a greater surface area of the snake's body, eliminating the possibility of direct pressure between individual ribs and reducing the risk of musculoskeletal injury. A wider, smoother jaw allows for a quicker grip, which is a huge advantage when handling or capturing species of water snakes and tree-dwelling snakes, which are notoriously fast and difficult to contain, decreasing the chance of injury or Escape.
|Dimensions (in/mm)||1549 x 165 x 32|
|SAU:||Anglo-Saxon System of Units.|
|SI:||International System of Units.|
|GENTLE GIANT TONG 25” Midwest||100-GG-S-T25|
|GENTLE GIANT TONG 40” Midwest||100-GG-S-T40|
|GENTLE GIANT TONG 52” Midwest||100-GG-S-T52|
|GENTLE GIANT TONG 60” Midwest||100-GG-S-T60|
|GENTLE GIANT TONG 72” Midwest||100-GG-S-T72|