Pocket Snake Whips are shot loaded with a tapered shot bag and come in a variety of colors and materials. They come in 2 flavors Signal Style with quick change loop for easy cracker change out, and Traditional with a Veg Tanned Horsehide Falls of between 14 and 24" of length. so a 3' signal style is going to be 3' plus cracker length. and a 3' traditional will be minimum of 40 inches long plus cracker.