Originally Posted by MacEntyre
Under heavy load, normal bowlines are "knife knots."
Generally, the weaker knots are the ones that will break because they constrict themselves at some point. A bowline has two such points.
(Now all the people who have untied bowlines after using them under heavy load can tell me I'm off base. )
not me. I'm delighted to know that my personal weight doesn't count as "heavy load"
the lightly loaded Grizz
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