Parker's Sidewinder cocking device offers an easy method for cocking your crossbow. Easily and temporarily slips over any Parker crossbow recoil pad. Simply attach the hooks to the crossbow string, wind, and in seconds you're ready to shoot! Designed to ensure consistent string alignment, which translates to dead-on accuracy. Crank handle mounts on left or right side. Folds conveniently into pocket-size for carrying. Tough, multi-strand nylon rope stands up shot after shot. Weighs only 18 oz.