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How To Tie the Two Half Hitches Knot

As far as survival tactics go, learning to properly tie a knot is at the very basics of the attributes that constitute a functional person. The skill is so handy, it’s arguably adopted by every boy’s scout training program. It’s remarkable how serious the officials take it, even more, remarkable is how incredibly addictive it …

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How To Tie the Adjustable Hitch Knot

The Adjustable Hitch gives you the flexibility of tightening a rope around anything you’re trying to secure. Using this knot lets you harness a boat to a dock, pull rope lines to a tent with ease, or suspend items overhead quickly. This type of knot utilizes an adjustable loop that allows you to retrieve the …

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How To Tie a Figure Eight Knot

The Figure Eight Knot is an extremely versatile and useful stopper knot with many applications. These range from boating to angling, climbing, and even jewelry making. However, some of its most common uses are in climbing.  The Figure Eight is similar to the Overhand Knot, but is often preferred because it does not share the …

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How To Tie a Cleat Hitch Knot

The Cleat Hitch is a knot every mariner ought to know. While it’s got potential utility whenever hitching a rope to a T-post or similar structure, this is, all things considered, a pretty specific—if incredibly useful—nautical configuration: an ideal tie-around for a cleat, whether on a boat or on a dock. There’s not much to …

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How To Tie A Grass Knot

A grass knot is comprised of two overhand knots. It’s a beginner-friendly knot that is commonly used in climbing to join two ends of webbing. Other uses include making a sling, building hammocks, and rescue operations. Given it’s usefulness and versatility, it’s a knot everyone should have in their skill set. It’s also known as …

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How To Tie The Running Bowline Knot

The Running Bowline knot is popular among boaters, climbers, campers, and arborists. It’s a strong knot and forms a slip-knot with a loop that can be secured around anything and then easily undone when finished, saving the length of rope. While several other types of slip-knots exist, this knot has many advantages, including that it …

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How to Tie the Trilene Knot

The trilene knot is a multi-purpose fishing knot best known for its strength and reliability. This powerful knot can be used to tie fluorocarbon and monofilament line to hooks, snaps, and swivels. It’s perhaps the most famous fishing knot to connect line to lures. Although it’s not a so-called “100%” knot, the trilene knot does …

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