Sometimes, you need to break a window, which means having the right tool at the right time.
You could use a baton, hammer or the muzzle of your pistol, but those have a strong downside — not the least of which is availability.
BlackHawk’s new HawkHook is a versatile rescue tool because it’s extremely compact.
The HawkHook features a folding blade that includes a glass breaker, wire stripper, bottle opener, flat screwdriver/pry tip, straight serrated cutting edge and recessed cutting edge to safely cut webbing, seat belts and parachute cord.
It’s easy to open with one hand and locks firmly with a stout frame-lock mechanism in the handle.
The glass-breaker on the tool can be used with a hammer-like motion to keep your hands away from sharp glass during window breaching. Further, it pops tempered-glass car windows like balloons. Best, the retail price is about $40.
• Handle material: 420J stainless steel with textured plastic scale
• Pocket clip: Right side, tip-down carry
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