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    need knot help

    ok guys, im putting together some bungee lines for my tarp doores but i cant for the life of me find an endloop knot that doesnt slide! help?
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    A lashing may be in order for that application.
    Or, possibly make a single loop closed with a double fisherman's knot. That will hold shock cord also.
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    Is it going to be a fixed line?

    I used a couple halfhitches to tie the 3/4" bungee brake line to the angleiron stakes for my backyard zipline. Has been holding well...my brother (220lbs) hit close to 30 - 40 kph!!

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    I have it on my doors and it seems to hold with a simple overhand style and burned with a lighter.....perhap a follow tgrough figure 8?
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    For a knot in bungee cord? I've never had a problem with a bowline. You could do a double figure 8 as well, the kind where you tie a fig 8 knot then follow it back the way you came leaving a loop at the end. Or double the bungee and tie a fig 8. leaving a loop at the end.
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    +1 on the bowline, just ask a scout, oh, wait, I am A scout.
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    +1 on bowline. Use a Yosemite Finish if you're worried about it coming undone. (Google will show you how)

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    Bowline is what I use for all my loops.
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    i just did the bowline. i was avoiding it because i was used to these coming undone easy, but theres plenty of bight (get it) to hold so im good.

    yay. now i just hope theyre long enough to do what i was hoping to do.
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