Tools (more tools)
Hoops - semi-tethered, often a plastic hoop with metal spines holding wicks. Check spine stability.
Swords - untethered, check handle grip, and firm wick attachment.
Whips - rarely tethered, usually just a long, kevlar rope. Check for frays and wear.
Floggers - rarely tethered, wide variety of forms, usually used with alcohol.