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Posted By: admin
Jul 21, 2014, 3:50 PM
We all need a quick release from time to time and here is another good one, the Highwayman's Hitch. Note: never for human load - too easy to release.
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Jul 20, 2014, 1:24 PM
The French Whipping consists of a series of half hitches. It is used to help keep the ends of rope from unraveling. Check it out.
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Jul 18, 2014, 12:39 PM
The Bachmann Knot is a good friction knot that is popular with climbers. It uses a carabiner handle that is used in climbing to ascend fixed ropes. Check it out!
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Jul 17, 2014, 4:26 PM
The Australian Plait is a great way to make a double line. Check it out as an alternative to the Bimini Twist.
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Jul 7, 2014, 9:27 AM
With a myriad of fishing knots available (well over 50 on this site alone), it might seem a little daunting getting started in the sport and rigging up to go fishing with some new equipment. Luckily, you can get started and fish successfully with just a couple of knots. We have added a special page devoted to just a few excellent basic fishing knots that are all you need to get started fishing! Please see our new Beginner Fishing Knots page here. Fishing is a wonderful outdoor sport that can bring a lifetime of enjoyment. So rig up and get out there and have fun!
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Jul 3, 2014, 10:22 AM
There are at least a dozen good ways to coil a rope but rope coil knots seem to be a knot that many folks struggle with. We have selected three good alternatives:
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Jul 2, 2014, 11:12 AM
Yes indeed we have developed three new sections dedicated to knots for fashion - Necktie Knots, Scarf Knots and Pocket Square Folds (OK, not really a knot, technically a fold).
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Jun 13, 2014, 9:56 AM
Two new line to leader knots have been put up - The FG Knot and The Alberto Knot. The Alberto Knot is getting quite popular as an alternative
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Apr 21, 2014, 11:48 AM
A nice unsolicited review for our Pro-Knot App by the website appPicker.com. "If you are looking for a reference tool that will teach you how to tie, untie, and apply dozens upon dozens of knots then Pro-Knot is one iPhone and iPad app that is sure to change the way you operate."
Posted By: admin
Apr 11, 2014, 4:42 PM
For those times that you either want a temporary, easy to release knot or to be able to release a knot from some distance the Highwayman's Hitch is a good knot to know. Check it out here: Highwayman's Hitch.

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