Originally Posted by Birkin
After reading the Rope Tree Huggers thread, AngrySparrow mentioned his bowline knot slipped out under load with the Amsteel Blue.
Grizz is right..a stopper knot to back up the bowline works fine. That's what I did right after it slipped on me using Amsteel Blue. I should have done that in the first place.
The cleaner looking solution is indeed an eye-splice, though.