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