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    My DIY Soft Shackle.

    I have attached a piece of string so it is easier to open the loop. Just pulling the string, and it opens.
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    skinny mosquito bites hardest.
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    Cool. How did you attach it to the buried cord and what kind of string did you use. I have seen others do this but can't remember what they used.
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    Quote Originally Posted by odds View Post
    Cool. How did you attach it to the buried cord and what kind of string did you use. I have seen others do this but can't remember what they used.

    It is attached straight through.
    I use a backing line for fly fishing. It is very strong
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    Good work! Soft shackles come in handy for lots of things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poppabear View Post
    Good work! Soft shackles come in handy for lots of things.
    Thanks! yes they work well in all situations.
    skinny mosquito bites hardest.
    Give me two trees, then I'm happy.

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    nice job!
    thanks for sharing
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    This may be a dumb question... but that's never stopped me before...

    I see how the string helps with opening up the Soft Shackle, but how do you close it?
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    Sweet Swedish Soft Shackle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kokak View Post
    This may be a dumb question... but that's never stopped me before...

    I see how the string helps with opening up the Soft Shackle, but how do you close it?
    I hold the knot & slide my thumb & middle finger down the line towards the loop, with a bit of pressure. This milks (?) it closed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gargoyle View Post
    Sweet Swedish Soft Shackle.
    Thanks it was nice of you
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