Hook & Line Reel® Overview




The Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel has been designed for use for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and improvised explosive device disposal (IEDD) by operators, clearance divers, police bomb units, swat squads and by home security. Manufactured with high strength plastic, it is lightweight and easy to use. The Hook & Line Reel is designed to deploy and retrieve high strength Dyneema type cord. The reel is designed for stand-alone use or for inclusion in an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) kit.

Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) hook & line kits are remote opening tools comprised of rigging kits, pulleys, clamps, poles, probes, mirrors, tools, etc. These kits are used by specially trained hazardous device technicians to remotely access and/or open suspect items, vehicles, or building doors, and to perform render-safe procedures in explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and improvised explosive device disposal (IEDD) operations.

Tested and recommended by the US National Tactical Officers Association [NTOA] and issued with a silver award.

Part number AUS004754RHLR-11 – colour black

NATO Codified (NSN) 8130/661641146

The Hook & Line Reel has many other uses besides explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) in that it can be used to deploy various types of cords and cables.

Hook & Line Reel


  • SIZE: Spool Diameter 150mm (5.9”) Spool Width 70mm (2.7”) Overall length including handle 225mm (8.8”)
  • WEIGHT: 390 grams (0.86 lb) empty
  • ULTRA VIOLET LIGHT (UV): Stabilized
  • FLAMABILITY: Resistant
  • TEMPERATURE TOLERANCE: Strength retention at -40°C. Vicat softening at +150°C
  • MATERIAL: Impact Copolymer and ABS
  • METALLIC COMPONENTS: Central clutch screw and nyloc nuts (stainless)
  • COMPLIES WITH ROHS (Register of hazardous substances)


  • Dyneema 3mm pull cord: 80m (262ft)

Intellectual Property

Australian Trademark registered 1850254
Australian Design registered 201713434