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[blogslidersmall][content]Titan Knots – Mooring Hitch (aka Tugboat Hitch)

The Mooring Hitch (aka Tugboat Hitch or Lighterman’s Hitch) is a knot ideal for heavy towing, or making fast to a post, bollard, or winch. It is easy to release, even under great load.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]A Heaving Line is a simple, moderately heavy, heaving knot used on a lightweight line used on ships to establish a connection with people on another ship, the shore, or even shipmates who have gone overboard. The knot adds extra bulk and weight, making it easier to throw.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Double Overhand Knot is simply a logical extension of the regular overhand knot, made with one additional pass. The result is slightly larger and more difficult to untie. It forms the first part of the surgeon’s knot and both sides of a double fisherman’s knot. The strangle knot is a rearranged double overhand knot made around an object. It is sometimes used to secure items to posts.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Bowline Knot is an ancient and simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope. It has the virtues of being both easy to tie and untie; most notably, it is easy to untie after being subjected to a load. The bowline is sometimes referred as King of the knots because of its importance. It is one of the four basic maritime knots (the other three are figure-eight knot, reef knot and clove hitch).[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Klemheist Knot or Machard knot is a type of friction hitch that grips the rope when weight is applied, and is free to move when the weight is released. It is used similarly to a Prusik knot or the Bachmann knot to ascend or descend a climbing rope.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Honda Knot is the loop knot most commonly used in a lasso. Its round shape, especially when tied in stiff rope, helps it slide freely along the rope it is tied around. To tie, first place an overhand knot in the end of the rope. Then tie a second overhand knot, pass the running end of the rope through it, and tighten.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Highwayman’s Hitch is a quick-release draw loop knot used for temporarily securing a rope that will need to be released easily and cleanly. The hitch can be untied with a tug of the working end. The line does not need to be pulled from around the object.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Half Knot is a a binding knot, used primarily as the first portion of the Square (or Reef) Knot. It is also one of those “need-to-know” knots that are essential in making almost every hemp or macrame pattern out there.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Half Hitch is a simple overhand knot, where the working end of a line is brought over and under the standing part. Insecure on its own, it is a valuable component of a wide variety of useful and reliable hitches, bends, and knots. Two successive half hitches tied around an object makes up the common clove hitch. Two successive half hitches tied around the standing part a rope is known as two-half-hitches or double half hitch.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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Figure Eight Knot, Figure-Eight Bend, Figure-eight loop, Offset figure-eight bend, paracord knots, rope knots, Savoy knot, stein knot, Titan Knots, titan paracord -

[blogslidersmall][content]The Figure Eight Knot is a very important knot used in both sailing and rock climbing as a method of stopping ropes from running out of retaining devices. Like the overhand knot, which will jam under strain, often requiring the rope to be cut, the figure of eight will also jam, but is usually more easily undone than the overhand knot.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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Double Fishermen's Knot, Fishermen's Knot, grapevine knot, paracord knots, rope knots, Titan Knots -

[blogslidersmall][content]The Double Fishermen’s Knot or grapevine knot is a bend, or a knot used to join two lengths of rope. This knot and the triple fisherman’s knot are the variations used most often in climbing, arboriculture, and search and rescue. The knot is formed by tying a double overhand knot, in its strangle knot form, with each end around the opposite line’s standing part.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Distel Hitch is a friction hitch knot used to attach a carabiner to a rope, allowing a climber to descend or ascend. The knot is similar to the prusik knot, however it grips the rope more consistently, making for increased climber control.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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Constrictor Knot, paracord, paracord knots, rope knots, Titan Knots, titan paracord -

[blogslidersmall][content]The Constrictor Knot is one of the most effective binding knots. Simple and secure, it is a harsh knot that can be difficult or impossible to untie once tightened. It is made similarly to a clove hitch but with one end passed under the other, forming an overhand knot under a riding turn. The double constrictor knot is an even more robust variation that features two riding turns.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Clove Hitch is a type of knot. Along with the bowline and the sheet bend, it is often considered one of the most important knots and is commonly referred to as a Double Hitch. A clove hitch is two successive half-hitches around an object. It is most effectively used as a crossing knot. It can be used as a binding knot, but is not particularly secure in that role. A clove hitch made around the rope’s own standing part is known as either two half-hitches or buntline hitch, depending on whether the turns of the clove hitch progress away from or towards the hitched object.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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