If you’re frustrated by never having a place to conveniently set down your pneumatic tools, Pneuhook could be the solution you’ve been waiting for. In just 4 seconds, the stainless steel device attaches between your tool and the hose to create a hook that will allow you to hang your tool on your belt, ladder, or any other safe place, instead of trying to balance it in your arms or between your knees.
Invented by professional carpenter, Scott Jacobson, in 2011, the Pneuhook is the solution to the problem he’s been dealing with for years. Not only does it allow you to safely hold your gun while you’re not using it, it also has a hex wrench in the center of it to change a skill saw blade without walking across the job site to find it.
The Pneuhook is available in 3 different varieties, which you can order on Amazon:
One-Quarter Inch I/M Plug-Coupler ($31.95)
One-Quarter Inch T Plug-Coupler Profile ($31.95)
Three-Eighths Inch P or T Interchangeable Coupler Profile ($39.95)
The video below shows you all of the applications and how to use it.
What do you think? Is the a helpful tool for your job site?
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