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Basic Knots, Hitches and Bends
Basic Knots, Hitches and Bends [abdxyCZhUZ]
Knot – a knot is tied in a rope or piece of webbing. Hitch – a hitch connects a rope to another object. Bend – a bend is a knot that joins two ropes together. Bight – a bight is a section of rope between the ends. Standing end – the standing end or part of the rope is the side that’s not being used during knot tying. Working end – the working end or part of the rope is the side that is being used during knot tying.
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Philip Lacey Philip Lacey
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Sheet Bend / Bowline / Two Half Hitches
An introduction to three different knots.
2
Truckers Hitch / Bowline / Tautline / Prusik / Chain Sinnet
A selection of useful knots.
7
Two Half Hitches and common mistakes with it
Dealing with issues when tying two half hitches.
2
Double Fisherman’s Knot
The Double Fisherman’s Knot is a very secure way to join two ropes or form a cord into a loop. It’s very d …
1
Tugboat Bowline
Watch and learn in slow motion be ready to save a life. I learned this when I was a merchant marine. Impress y …
2
Clove Hitch
The Clove Hitch allows you to secure a rope in place on a carabiner. It’s easy to untie after taking a heavy …
1
Square Knot
AKA: Reef Knot, Hercules Knot, Common Knot, Flat Knot, Hard Knot, Regular Knot, String Tie Knot or True Knot
3
Timber Hitch
For lifting or hauling boards and timbers, the timber hitch is easy to tie, won’t jam and can be instantly l …
4




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