Everyone knows Texans love their flag, but how many know about the tradition of big, beautiful blue crabs on Texas' Gulf Coast? Sometimes blue crabs are deep-fried (aka "barbecued") in this part of the country. What can't they deep-fry in Texas? We don't know, but we do know Jimmy the Crab - Lone Star State Edition sure does look handsome in these colors!
Jimmy the Crab is an extremely lifelike, to-scale model of a jumbo, male blue crab. Comprised of 13 pieces, Jimmy can be disassembled and reassembled similar to a puzzle -- it's a must have for crab lovers and a beautiful display piece! Jimmy is also helpful to novice crab eaters trying to learn their way around a hardshell crab.
Other Things to Know about Jimmy:
The design was derived from a real blue crab to ensure an extremely lifelike appearance
Another name for a male crab is a "jimmy", which is part of the inspiration for the name "Jimmy the Crab"
Jimmy is the only known crab model that simulates the unique activity of picking a blue crab
Jimmy's legs and claws attach to his body using ball joints, so the design approximates the movements of a real crab
The top "jaws" of Jimmy's claws are designed to simulate the opening and closing of the real thing
Jimmy is intended for all crab lovers, ages nine to 109! We do not recommend Jimmy for youngsters under the age of nine as considerable dexterity is needed to assemble & disassemble Jimmy. Additionally, there is potential for small parts, which could present a choking hazard
Includes: (1) Jimmy the Crab (13 pieces disassembled) and (1) Jimmy the Crab blue crab fact book and picking guide
Dimensions: Jimmy the Crab measures approximately 10" by 7" when assembled (and a healthy 6" from point-to-point)