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Slipped Buntline

How to tie the Slipped Buntline Knot. The Slipped Buntline is a quick release knot, similar to the Mooring Hitch. It will hold fast under load yet comes undone quickly with a firm pull on the free end.

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Slipped Buntline


Slipped Buntline Knot Tying Instructions

  1. Wrap working end around object and run end behind loop just created.

  2. Bring working end back to front of knot and grasp in middle of working part.

  3. Feed bight just formed between front and back lines of original loop.

  4. Carefully tighten the knot. To release the knot, pull on tag end.
Swiffy Output

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