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Old 27-05-2011, 13:31   #1
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Knots Made Easy

Been brushing up on my skills in readyness for my new vessel and found this very cool site.

Animated Knots by Grog | How to Tie Knots | Fishing, Boating, Climbing, Scouting, Search and Rescue, Household, Decorative, Rope Care,

All the knots you could want, in colour step by step animation, along with some usefull info on the uses of each one.

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Old 27-05-2011, 13:34   #2
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Re: Knots made easy

Good Site

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Old 27-05-2011, 13:47   #3
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Brilliant in fact - bookmarked already! Thank you!

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Old 27-05-2011, 14:19   #4
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Re: Knots made easy

A good site.

Useful ones which I often use, such as Alpine Butterfly knot, this site shows very clearly how to tie it.

However, another knot I quite often use, The Spanish Bowline, doesn't seem to appear on the site at all although it can be a bit fiddly to get it right. (I use it on my bosun's chair with 8mm vectran rope).
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