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    Best way to form an eye in shock cord?

    I just purchased two lengths of shock cord to fashion a suspension for my UQ. Only problem is, I need a ggod way to form an eye in each end, that won't slip when the cordage is stretched. Anyone have ideas?
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    a bowline would work well

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    bowline is the knot i use.

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    Figure 8 knot works well...
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    Thanks guys, the Bowline worked perfectly. Does not slip.
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    Nice! Bowline is my favorite knot!
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    an overhand loopknot

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    Quote Originally Posted by canoe View Post
    an overhand loopknot
    This is what I use and have never had a problem.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brute1100 View Post
    Figure 8 knot works well...
    A figure 8 tied on a bite (loop) sounds more secure than my usual overhand.

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    figure eight or a bowline, no real preference

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    or a double overhand loopknot

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