8-in. x 2-in. Rocket Nut Cracker by Harold Import Company

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  • 8-in. x 2-in. Rocket Nut Cracker by Harold Import Company

8-in. x 2-in. Rocket Nut Cracker by Harold Import Company

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Working on the same principle as a piston, the Reed's Rocket is the nutcracker for the automobile age. The nut holder is bolted to one end of a short steel beam; this screws forward or back, depending on the size of the nut. At the other end, a wood-handled lever pushes the piston forward into the nut, cracking it with smooth efficiency.

You hold the nut in the holder with one hand and operate the lever with the other; once you get the system down, you can open a few pounds of pecans in a matter of minutes. Cracks pecans, english walnuts, almonds, filberts & Brazil nuts
  • Cleaning & Care: Wipe with clean, damp cloth
  • Dimensions: 8-in. x 2-in.
  • Material: Steel mechanism with natural wood base
  • Origin: USA
  • MOST HELPFUL REVIEWS:

  • The best feature of the 8X2 Rocket Nutcracker is being able to adjust the nutcracker to the size of the nut. We use the nutcracker to crack pecans. Every year our family sends pecans from their trees in Louisiana. They are not the hybrids with the esay to crack shells. They are the old fashioned pecans. Very hard shells. This Rocket style nutcracker is perfect for the small and non-hybrid shell pecans.

    I recommend this product.
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  • Rocket Speeds Up Nutcracking

    I just love my Rocket Nut Cracker. My trees gave me enough nuts to fill 3 five gallon containers before I stopped picking them and letting neighbors and strangers help themselves and using an old-fashioned nut cracker was time consuming and painful. I can now painlessly and quickly crack 50 or more nuts in one sitting. And, I get many more complete halves than I did the old way. This is one of the best food related purchases I have ever made. Thank you for an efficient and easy to use nut cracker.

    I recommend this product.
    Was this helpful?
  • Great Nutcracker

    This is the best nutcracker ever. I have 2 pecan trees and usually the nut crackers break the nuts when i use them. This one cracks at the ends and I get whole nut meats out. It's just GREAT.

    I recommend this product.
    Was this helpful?
  • Customer Reviews for 8-in. x 2-in. Rocket Nut Cracker by Harold Import Company

  • Overall Rating:

    4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 51 ratings

    96% of reviewers recommend this product

    96% say this is a "good value"

  • Overall Rating:

    4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 51 ratings

    96% of reviewers recommend this product

    96% say this is a "good value"

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  • rocket nut cracker

    It is the only nut cracker I have found that will crack walnuts without breaking after the first dozen nuts. With arthiritis it is imposible to crack nuts but with the rocket I can crack all kinds of nuts with ease and no pain. Thank you for this product.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 27, 2013
    • By: Paullena
    • From: NC
    • I Cook: Very Often

    Paullena

    It is the only nut cracker I have found that will crack walnuts without breaking after the first dozen nuts. With arthiritis it is imposible to crack nuts but with the rocket I can crack all kinds of nuts with ease and no pain. Thank you for this product.

  • Only way to crack Brazil nts: Freeze then stand on end and hit with a hammer..the meat comes out cleanly..

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 23, 2013
    • By: Anonymous
    • From: NM
    • I Cook: When I Must

    Anonymous

    Only way to crack Brazil nts: Freeze then stand on end and hit with a hammer..the meat comes out cleanly..

  • black walnuts

    we bought this nut cracker planning to use it on black walnuts, which one of the reviews claimed worked well. It broke on the first black walnut. We are aware that black walnuts are a different nut than regular walnuts, but we based our choice on the review.

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    • December 5, 2013
    • By: Chris
    • From: WI

    Chris

    we bought this nut cracker planning to use it on black walnuts, which one of the reviews claimed worked well. It broke on the first black walnut. We are aware that black walnuts are a different nut than regular walnuts, but we based our choice on the review.

  • It is a little pricey but will worth it. I just love saving my fingers and moving quickly finishing getting the nuts out of the shell.

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 3, 2012
    • By: Carole
    • From: NC
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Carole

    It is a little pricey but will worth it. I just love saving my fingers and moving quickly finishing getting the nuts out of the shell.

  • Rocket Nutcracker

    The Rocket does a nice job of cracking the black walnuts off our tree. We do have to turn the walnut a couple of times to get an even cracking of the shell. The meats come out nicely, and cleanly without bits of nutshell crushed into the meats. We had a good harvest of walnuts and I will be especially pleased if it does the whole crop this well.

    I recommend this product.
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    • October 19, 2010
    • By: Rachael
    • From: IA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Rachael

    The Rocket does a nice job of cracking the black walnuts off our tree. We do have to turn the walnut a couple of times to get an even cracking of the shell. The meats come out nicely, and cleanly without bits of nutshell crushed into the meats. We had a good harvest of walnuts and I will be especially pleased if it does the whole crop this well.

  • This nut cracker is a quality product and a must have for every houshold -it sure beats all the cheaper once that keeps pinching your hand . It is perfect for any size nuts and you get a whole nut almost every time. The only problem with it is that it makes a mess with the shells being spit all around it, but I fixed it simply by placing it in a box and use it that way.

    I recommend this product.
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    • March 3, 2010
    • By: Ildiko
    • From: PA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Ildiko

    This nut cracker is a quality product and a must have for every houshold -it sure beats all the cheaper once that keeps pinching your hand . It is perfect for any size nuts and you get a whole nut almost every time. The only problem with it is that it makes a mess with the shells being spit all around it, but I fixed it simply by placing it in a box and use it that way.

  • An excellent design, well-built

    This nut cracker is easy to use, works on al types of nuts I've tried (including pistachios with crackless shells) and leaves complex nuts (pecans, walnuts) relatively unbroken. It appears built to last. Too bad its manufacturer can't build it in the U.S.

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 11, 2010
    • By: Jacob
    • From: NY
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Jacob

    This nut cracker is easy to use, works on al types of nuts I've tried (including pistachios with crackless shells) and leaves complex nuts (pecans, walnuts) relatively unbroken. It appears built to last. Too bad its manufacturer can't build it in the U.S.

  • Very Happy with Rocket Nut Cracker

    We've been through several nut crackers and were looking for something more durable. We found it with this nut cracker. It has worked great without any problems for eight lbs of nuts in the last two weeks. It is very simple to use. It has worked great with English walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts and Brazil nuts. It is adjustable in about a second to handle all these sizes of nuts. Our kids enjoy it as they can now actually crack nuts much easier than a hand held version. Before they were never able to crack the bigger nuts (English walnuts & Brazil nuts). Overall, a worthy investment if you like to shell your own nuts rather than buying them already shelled.

    I recommend this product.
    Was this helpful?
    • January 4, 2010
    • By: Cliti
    • From: VA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Cliti

    We've been through several nut crackers and were looking for something more durable. We found it with this nut cracker. It has worked great without any problems for eight lbs of nuts in the last two weeks. It is very simple to use. It has worked great with English walnuts, pecans, almonds, hazelnuts and Brazil nuts. It is adjustable in about a second to handle all these sizes of nuts. Our kids enjoy it as they can now actually crack nuts much easier than a hand held version. Before they were never able to crack the bigger nuts (English walnuts & Brazil nuts). Overall, a worthy investment if you like to shell your own nuts rather than buying them already shelled.

  • nuts

    Looks like it will do the job.

    I recommend this product.
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    • June 6, 2009
    • By: Epperson
    • From: TN
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Party Host

    Epperson

    Looks like it will do the job.

  • I'm glad I order it; it made it easier for me to crack all the nut I need for cooking and baking. I know this well come very handy during the holiday and in between. I will recommend this product to all my friends. Thank You Laurie D.

    I recommend this product.
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    • May 20, 2009
    • By: LAURIE
    • From: FL
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    LAURIE

    I'm glad I order it; it made it easier for me to crack all the nut I need for cooking and baking. I know this well come very handy during the holiday and in between. I will recommend this product to all my friends. Thank You Laurie D.

  • too cool

    This cracker rocks. It is the best. You have to have one.

    I recommend this product.
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    • May 6, 2009
    • By: Ronnie
    • From: AR
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Ronnie

    This cracker rocks. It is the best. You have to have one.

  • Great Nutcracker

    This is the best nutcracker ever. I have 2 pecan trees and usually the nut crackers break the nuts when i use them. This one cracks at the ends and I get whole nut meats out. It's just GREAT.

    I recommend this product.
    Was this helpful?
    • March 2, 2009
    • By: Jean
    • From: CA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Jean

    This is the best nutcracker ever. I have 2 pecan trees and usually the nut crackers break the nuts when i use them. This one cracks at the ends and I get whole nut meats out. It's just GREAT.

  • Best nut cracker - ever!

    This is the ONLY nut cracker that I have used to crack pecans that leave the nuts whole and, most times, if used correctly, do not break the nuts into pieces. The

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 4, 2009
    • By: Patricia
    • From: VA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Patricia

    This is the ONLY nut cracker that I have used to crack pecans that leave the nuts whole and, most times, if used correctly, do not break the nuts into pieces. The

  • Rocket Speeds Up Nutcracking

    I just love my Rocket Nut Cracker. My trees gave me enough nuts to fill 3 five gallon containers before I stopped picking them and letting neighbors and strangers help themselves and using an old-fashioned nut cracker was time consuming and painful. I can now painlessly and quickly crack 50 or more nuts in one sitting. And, I get many more complete halves than I did the old way. This is one of the best food related purchases I have ever made. Thank you for an efficient and easy to use nut cracker.

    I recommend this product.
    Was this helpful?
    • July 18, 2008
    • By: Mary
    • From: TX
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family

    Mary

    I just love my Rocket Nut Cracker. My trees gave me enough nuts to fill 3 five gallon containers before I stopped picking them and letting neighbors and strangers help themselves and using an old-fashioned nut cracker was time consuming and painful. I can now painlessly and quickly crack 50 or more nuts in one sitting. And, I get many more complete halves than I did the old way. This is one of the best food related purchases I have ever made. Thank you for an efficient and easy to use nut cracker.

  • Limited Use

    I bought this nut cracker to crack hickory nuts. I found that I am unable to crack such hard shelled nuts.
    Perhaps I would be able to do so with a much longer handle, but the width of a hickory nut elevated the handle to an angle where I am unable to apply pressure without moving the nut cracker off the table instead of crushing the nut.
    I believe it would be great for smaller, softer shelled nuts.

    I recommend this product.
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    • March 3, 2008
    • By: Janice
    • From: TX
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family

    Janice

    I bought this nut cracker to crack hickory nuts. I found that I am unable to crack such hard shelled nuts.
    Perhaps I would be able to do so with a much longer handle, but the width of a hickory nut elevated the handle to an angle where I am unable to apply pressure without moving the nut cracker off the table instead of crushing the nut.
    I believe it would be great for smaller, softer shelled nuts.

  • HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR ROCKET NUT CRACKER

    I mounted the Rocket Nut Cracker on a 8

    I recommend this product.
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    • February 28, 2008
    • By: Roger
    • From: SC
    • I Cook: Very Often

    Roger

    I mounted the Rocket Nut Cracker on a 8

  • Have been looking for something like this since we moved to the farm and inherited 3 pecan trees. Greatest thing I've ever used. Now I can truly have pecan halves instead of pieces, chunks and crumbs. Great tool.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 3, 2007
    • By: Lucille
    • From: VA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Party Host

    Lucille

    Have been looking for something like this since we moved to the farm and inherited 3 pecan trees. Greatest thing I've ever used. Now I can truly have pecan halves instead of pieces, chunks and crumbs. Great tool.

  • sharing information

    This product is so easy to use, affordable, etc. after purchasing one for my household, I have not only loaned mine to others so far I have purchased approximately 6 more for others (in order to keep my own). They, too, are as happy with theirs as I am with mine.

    I recommend this product.
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    • February 10, 2007
    • By: Mary
    • From: AZ
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family

    Mary

    This product is so easy to use, affordable, etc. after purchasing one for my household, I have not only loaned mine to others so far I have purchased approximately 6 more for others (in order to keep my own). They, too, are as happy with theirs as I am with mine.

  • My Dad Loves It!

    I bought the Rocket Nut Cracker for my father who loves to eat pecans. He's 76 years old and it has become more and more difficult for him to grip and squeeze traditional nut crackers. The Rocket Nut Cracker is very well made...very solid and sturdy. It is much heavier than I thought it would be. It takes some practice to get it right because with too much pressure you can shatter the nut. It's kinda fun to play with as you challenge yourself to crack the nut whole. I recommend this to all nut lovers.

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 15, 2007
    • By: Avis
    • From: CA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family

    Avis

    I bought the Rocket Nut Cracker for my father who loves to eat pecans. He's 76 years old and it has become more and more difficult for him to grip and squeeze traditional nut crackers. The Rocket Nut Cracker is very well made...very solid and sturdy. It is much heavier than I thought it would be. It takes some practice to get it right because with too much pressure you can shatter the nut. It's kinda fun to play with as you challenge yourself to crack the nut whole. I recommend this to all nut lovers.

  • Great job on Pecans

    Cracks the pecans and doesn't break them into little pieces of nut shells and meat. Works great on Brazil nuts too.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 18, 2006
    • By: Harvey
    • From: MA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family

    Harvey

    Cracks the pecans and doesn't break them into little pieces of nut shells and meat. Works great on Brazil nuts too.

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