These nets are made out of B mesh netting. NOTE there is NO metal used in these throw nets. They can be thrown with one hand. Great to use on all kinds of animals: chickens, reptiles, rodents, etc. Their weights are 3′ throw net is 2.4 Lbs. A 4′ throw net is 3.2 Lbs. A 5′ throw net is 3.8 Lbs.