Expedition Tongs are made to handle your barbeque, braai and campfire needs: hauling a huge log to a roasting pig, flipping over a beautifully grilled steak or arranging charcoal on the lid of a Dutch oven. But the uses don’t stop at the campfire ring. Take a look at a few other ideas of how your Expedition Tongs can come in handy both at home and on the road.
Move charchoal without buring hour hands
Grab a beer without getting your entire arm cold. by Overland Now
Push elevator buttons no matter how many people stand in front of you.
Squeeze an avocado to make perfect pre-mashed guacamole.
Handle food in the oven.
Rearrange little bits of charcoal
Retrieve keys out of your locked car, but only when the window is slightly ajar.
Rearrange logs in a fireplace or wood stove.
Play a quick game of golf on the beach. Hit the seagull for a hole-in-one.
Remove toast from the toaster. Pro tip: Unplug toaster first.
Dispose of your cat’s latest “gift” in the fire.
Pick up someones dirty undies while maintaining a safe distance.
Rotate kebabs and corn on the cob without burning your arm hairs.
I don’t always pass a beer, but when I do it’s with Expedition Tongs. Song of the Road
Juice a lemon or lime, without having to find where you put your actual juicer.
Catch crabs. Live or dead. It doesn’t matter.
Pick up hard boiled eggs.
Finally figure out what that chain on the ceiling fan does.
Construct the perfect campfire.
Lift up firewood to check for scorpions and spiders.
Cancel your cable and add antennas instead.
Reach objects that fall behind your fridge. Or at least discover what that smell is.
Retrieve valuables from the garbage disposal without risking fingers.
Handle food on the grill.
Impress your friends with a new modern art sculpture. Great for coffee tables.
Use in place of a fork when carving a big piece of meat.
Pickup litter without the risk of contracting a disease.
Pull wine corks that some sober person wedged too deep into a half drunk bottle of booze.
Pick up used tissues without picking up a cold.
Move raw meat to a pan without having to get raw meat goobers on your fingers.
Become a stealthy pick pocket*
* Illegal pretty much everywhere.
Move extra gooey cinnamon buns to your plate without getting your fingers all sticky.
Scratch those hard to reach places.
Remove pot lids, especially those made out of metal.
Help short people reach the top shelf items too.
Stir your favorite Dutch oven meal.
Use as a salad sever when it’s not classy enough to use your hands.
Because sometimes reaching for that glass IS just too much effort. Song of the Road