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    What knot is this?

    Saw this pic in warbonnetguy's gallery. What knot is this used to form the loop? Is that Amsteel rope? Sorry for all the questions, I'm learning.
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    What picture?

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    Looks like a double overhand. But Ive been known to be wrong on occassion. http://www.animatedknots.com/doubleo...matedknots.com
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    If you look at the top of the photo WBG lists it as a Larks Head.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roche View Post
    If you look at the top of the photo WBG lists it as a Larks Head.
    I know the loop is used to make a Larks-head but I was wondering about the knot to make the loop.
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    It is a double overhand not. It is used to make a stronger fisherman's knot to make the loop, and the loop is larks headed.

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    If that is a picture of the structural ridgline then it is an overhand knot. I just recently changed the structural ridgeline on my BB and the structural ridgeline loops were made with an overhand knot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by raiffnuke View Post
    It is a double overhand not. It is used to make a stronger fisherman's knot to make the loop, and the loop is larks headed.
    Thanks, so this knot works well with Amsteel?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
    If that is a picture of the structural ridgline then it is an overhand knot. I just recently changed the structural ridgeline on my BB and the structural ridgeline loops were made with an overhand knot.
    Thanks, a few pics later in his gallery it shows that he used the loop to form a larks head on the hammock end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SC_Dave View Post
    Thanks, so this knot works well with Amsteel?
    That depends on your application....what do you want to use it for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by raiffnuke View Post
    That depends on your application....what do you want to use it for?
    Thanks raiffnuke, I want to form the loop for a larks head for the bunched end of a hammock.
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