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[blogslidersmall][content]The Overhand Knot is one of the most fundamental knots and forms the basis of many others including the simple noose, overhand loop, angler’s loop, reef knot, fisherman’s knot and water knot. The overhand knot is very secure, to the point of jamming badly. It should be used if the knot is intended to be permanent. It is often used to prevent the end of a rope from unraveling.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Simple Noose is the simplest of the nooses, and used mostly as a base for further work.  It is a close relative of the overhand-knot and the Marline Hitch or Single Hitch.  If used as a noose it is best to add an overhand-knot in the end. This noose can also be used as a “poor-man’s” snare for catching small birds.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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[blogslidersmall][content]The Munter Hitch (aka Italian Hitch or Crossing Hitch) is a simple knot, commonly used by climbers, cavers, and rescuers as part of a life-lining or belay system. To climbers, this knot is also known as HMS, the abbreviation for the German term Halbmastwurfsicherung, meaning half clove hitch belay. This technique can be used with a special “pear-shaped” HMS locking carabiner, or any locking carabiner wide enough to take two turns of the rope.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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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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Knot Monkey Fist, Monkey Fist, Monkey Fist Knot, Monkey's Fist, Titan Knots -

[blogslidersmall][content]The Monkey’s Fist, or monkey’s paw, is a type of knot, so named because it looks somewhat like a small bunched fist/paw. It is tied at the end of a rope to serve as a weight, making it easier to throw, and also as an ornamental knot. This type of weighted rope can be used as a hand-to-hand weapon, called a slungshot by sailors. It was also used in the past as an anchor in rock climbing, by stuffing it into a crack. Nowadays it is still sometimes used in sandstone.[/content][/blogslidersmall]

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double overhand, double overhand knot, over hand, overhand knot, paracord knots, rope knots, stopper knot, strangle knot, surgeon's knot, Titan Knots -

[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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Bowline Knot, paracord, paracord knots, rope knots, Titan Knots -

[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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550 paracord, bachmann knot, kleimheist knot, Klemheist, Klemheist Knot, Machard knot, paracord, Prusik knot, rope knots, Titan Knots, titan paracord -

[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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Highwayman Hitch, Highwayman's Hitch, Highwayman's Knot, hitches, knots, paracord knots, rope knots, Titan Knots -

[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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Half Hitch, Half Hitch knot, paracord knots, rope knots, Titan Knots, titan paracord -

[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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