I'm in need of some kind of "grabbing" device to retriev things that are in areas of the layout that I have difficulty reaching. Thus far, after looking at sevarl possible such devices on the web, the best candidate appears to be the "Unger NN900 Heavy Duty Nifty Nabber Trash Grabber 36" Long Reaching Tool", pictured and described below.
Details (from the web site)
Easily reach, grab, and retrieve litter with the Unger NN900 heavy duty Nifty Nabber trash grabber. This versatile grounds keeping tool allows you to reach objects on the ground or stuck in higher areas, like tree branches. Great for janitors, maintenance workers, and more, it's also useful for reaching items stored on high shelves!
This heavy duty grabber features an ergonomic grip with smooth trigger-pull action and a 36" powdered steel shaft to ensure durability. The strong, rubber coated, steel construction fingers are slightly angled towards the ground for easier litter pickup. With a simple squeeze of the Nifty Nabber's handle trigger, the steel fingers clamp down on debris, making cleanup an easier and faster experience!
- Powdered Steel Shaft
- Steel Construction Fingers
- Ergonomic Handle
- Heavy Duty
My intention is to be able to pick up something reasonably heavy, such as a derailed engine, as well as smaller items. I'd very much appreciate information from anyone who has used a device such as this. I would welcome both pro and con information about this particular device, as well as recommendations for other such devices.