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Old 08-05-2016, 17:01   #46
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Re: Why do sailors not butterfly their coils?

Originally Posted by secrabtree View Post
I have kept my hose in a figure 8 for years. Before I put it in the lazerette I put ties around the hose in each loop so that it stays in the figure 8, then I fold one loop over the other and another tie to hold it that way.
A tie around each loop? Where does that tie to and how can this untie itself when you use the hose again?

I guess a pic, a clip or a sketch would help to understand what you mean?

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