Flexi Explore Black Nylon Retractable Dog Leash Large(EXPLORE L BK)

Item no: 8012247 | 047181090017
450  Estimated 
Size : UP TO 100LB

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  • Sub Brand: Explore
  • Color: Black
  • Material: Nylon
  • Product Type: Retractable Dog Leash
  • Size: Large
  • Load Limit: 110 lb.
  • Length: 26 ft.
  • Lock pin overrides automatic retraction
  • 1 year warranty
  • For dogs up to 110 pounds
  • Flat nylon leash

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Flexi 26Ft Black Retractable Leash (EXPLORE L BK)

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Great product - used daily for 10+ years

By Sprortsman - Walker

from N. GA and SW FL



      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Larger Dogs
      • Running
      • Smaller Dogs
      • Training

      Comments about Flexi 26Ft Black Retractable Leash (EXPLORE L BK):

      We have 3 dogs to walk twice a day. After 10 years one of the leashes broke - not the cord, but the retracting spring.

      The setters are fast and strong, but no problem for this product. Extremely durable

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


      Not good for larger, powerful dogs.

      By BraveLiver

      from Austin, TX

      About Me Long-time Pet Owner


      • Comfortable
      • Easy to Attach
      • Good Grip
      • Good Length


      • Plastic mechanical parts
      • Weak

      Best Uses

      • Inactive dogs
      • Medium dogs
      • Small Dogs

      Comments about Flexi 26Ft Black Retractable Leash (EXPLORE L BK):

      The plastic locking mechanism on the one rated at 100lbs broke on the one we own when our 70lb lab mix charged. It was a really nice leash until that happened, and if your dog is better trained for walking on a lead than ours is, then it would probably hold up fine. But if your dog is not yet well-trained, this is definitely not the leash you want.

      Or, if you have a smaller dog, you maybe could get away with one rated for a larger dog, so that the pulling force (think HS Physics, f=ma) doesn't exceed the rated limit, whatever that means. Pulling is one thing, but acceleration, like when a dog charges, is another issue entirely. I don't know how they rate these leashes but it didn't work out for us.

      In it's favor, although the locking mechanism broke, the lease did NOT come off the handle, so the dog didn't get loose when it broke.

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