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8g Gilson Suspension Hook – 3mm Thick Pin with 44mm Gape
This polished Gilson Hook is manufactured from 304 Stainless Steel with an 8g (3mm) titanium pin and 1.75” (44mm) gape. A wing-nut and bolt fastener are included with the Gilson hook and for a fee, the titanium pin can be anodized to one of 26 colors at our Painful Pleasures facility in Hanover, MD.
Results from Jay Nuñez at West Side Suspension Team show that the 3mm x 44mm Gilson Hooks start to bend at 157lbs. and are capable of supporting a maximum weight of 201lbs; please view the gallery for images. These hooks are good for light weight, multiple point suspensions. Use with other hooks for ideal weight distribution.
Check out the 9g 48mm Piercing Needles for your suspension needs with this Gilson Hook; these needles were specifically made to fit with this item. Please view the 8g (3mm) Titanium Pin listing if you need a replacement or want additional titanium pins.
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The following webchart is a quick reference guide for standard body jewelry measurements and how to measure basic body jewelry. Please print this webchart to help measure your body jewelry accurately.
Visit our PainfulPleasures Infocenter for additional body jewelry information. There, you will find detailed articles on standard body jewelry sizes, how to measure body jewelry, basic body jewelry, and more.
Ensure compatibility between standard (non-custom) PainfulPleasures body jewelry parts using the tables below. More information on threading, including custom thread patterns, can be found in our Threading Infocenter article.
Internally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the top and/or end, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the barbell shaft.
Internal Thread Pattern
0.8mm or 0.9mm
Externally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the barbell shaft, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the top and/or end.
14g, 12g, 10g
External Thread Pattern
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