The Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel Reel® is a small hand held ergonomic lightweight reel. It is designed to handle dyneema or similar cords. The Hook & Line Reel® is held using the inbuilt handle with a single gloved hand. The winder knob and adjustable clutch are operated by the other hand.
The clutch is designed to lock up the spool or create drag during deployment to prevent bird nest cord tangles.
The Ruslyn Hook & Line Reel® is designed to be included in EOD Hook & Line Kits or used stand-alone by dismounted personnel. The handle has 2 location points for attachment to webbing.
Black part number AUS004754RHLR-11
NATO Codified [NSN] 8130/661641146
The Hook & Line Reel has many other uses besides EOD in that it can deploy various types of cords and cables.