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    Masthead knot, because you can tie two together when you hit the beach. Comfortably hangs a sixpack of longnecks along your waist.

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    My top five knots are:

    Marlin Spike Hitch - Tree Straps to Whoopie Slings
    Taut Line Hitch - Tarp Lines
    Bowline - One of the best all around knots
    Prussik - Tarp Ridgeline
    Slippery Half Hitch - Use to clean up and secure line ends

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neck-Bone View Post
    Bowline-- Alpine Butterfly---Half Hitch---Prusik-- Timber Hitch
    +1 along with marlinspike hitch and tautline hitch
    --he who knows the great enthusiasms.
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    Knots-Whats your favorite

    and have you noticed that the Bowline and Sheet Bend are the same knot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duggie Bravo View Post
    and have you noticed that the Bowline and Sheet Bend are the same knot?
    Pardon!
    One forms a loop in the end of a rope the other joins two ropes.

    Rob.

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    It is like how a marlin is the same as a trucker's. Just different.
    The mountains are calling
    and I must go...

    -John Muir

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    Knots-Whats your favorite

    Quote Originally Posted by Rob-GB View Post
    Pardon!
    One forms a loop in the end of a rope the other joins two ropes.

    Rob.
    Rob,

    Tie them both and compare the knot.

    You could argue the the bowline is a sheetbend tied with a single piece of rope.

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    "Don" Knotts
    It's not procrastinating, its proactively delaying the implementation of the energy-intensive phase of the project until the enthusiasm factor is at its maximum effectiveness.

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    Without a doubt, the constrictor since it appears not to be heading up the lists at all. Then trucker, prussic, slippery hitch, bow-line, blood-knot of various sizes, double fisherman bend, figure-8 and marlin-spike hitch. There's lots and lots of good knots not that hard to tie.

    I just wish I was able to follow Clifford Ashley's diagrams with any degree of success...

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    Can't forget some like the albright knot or icicle hitch or figure 8 or jam knot


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