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post #21 of 25 Old 05-13-2016, 11:00 AM Thread Starter
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It is the bowline knot method just stated in a non-technical manner.

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This might be a weird confession: I keep a length of clothesline in my desk drawer for down-times at work when I'm procrastinating--and I practice knots.

Mostly the bowline. And when I'm feeling really stressed it's the trucker's hitch. But since this thread, it's been the butcher's knot around the arm of my chair.
Luckily I don't share my office with anyone.
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Hi All. Just came across this and it seems pretty handy. I don't have the same needs as when I originally posted, but I'll be trying this out:

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a bowline as a loop, run your line through that and a few half hitches to secure it.
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A Prusik knot, or triple sliding hitch, is a friction hitch used to put a loop of cord around a rope, we used these in rescue. useful and simple its surprising how well they grip
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