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Knots:
Reefknot
Fisherman's Knot
Water Knot
Sheetbend
Lark's head
Round Turn
Timber Hitch
Fisherman's loop
Bowline
Prussick
Clove Hitch
Sheepshank
Jug Sling Hitch
Whipping
Round hitch
Slippery round hitch
Pile Hitch
Two Half Hitches
Buntline Hitch
Monkey's fist
Diamond knot
Simple Simon Over
Double Simon
Simple Simon Under
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Round Hitch

Round Hitch
Good to use for attaching something to a pole. Easy to make, and quite easy to loose as well.
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Everything in this box is submitted by other users on Internet. I take no responsibility of the information.

Submitted by: Spott
be careful, this knot is hard to tighten or keep tight.

Submitted by: bob napkin
I disagree with Spott

Submitted by: Leroy Jackson
I agree with napkin

Submitted by: Clieo Leonardo
I disagree with Jackson and agree with Spott!

Submitted by: Amy
This is a good knot. It stays tight very easily. I don't think that spott is right.

Submitted by: Ed-Joe-Billy-Bob-Mike
All you must do to keep this knot tight is use a half roll of duck tape on it. With duck tape who need knots.

Submitted by: Andrew
Unfortunately, duct tape cannot replace most of the useful knots. If you pull a bight through instead of the end you have the Slipped Round Hitch

Submitted by: everett
why not just use a clove hitch?

Submitted by: Amir
I feel that this is an interesting knot to have in your repetroire, but functionally a clove hitch would do much better

Submitted by: domz
y not jus stalpe it on

Submitted by: Johann
The German name is: Webleinstek
A good knot to fix the line of the fender on the reeling

Submitted by: Scott aka Knotsman
THis may not be a very good hitch for tying up your boat. The motion and change of pulling direction and tension may cause it to work itself loose. Thus making for a very nasty situation in deed.


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