Instructables: exploring - outside - knots - hitch http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:38:12 PST BLOX v1.01 Tying a Tautline Hitch with Janine http://www.instructables.com/id/Tying-a-Tautline-Hitch-with-Janine/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:44:08 PDT
How To Tie A Clove Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Clove-Hitch/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 11:45:29 PST
How To Tie A Tautline Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Tautline-Hitch/
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Tue, 21 Jan 2014 15:13:27 PST
Learn to tie a very cool knot http://www.instructables.com/id/Learn-to-tie-a-very-cool-knot/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 01:45:13 PST
Part 5 of my knot series: The Highwaymans Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-5-of-my-knot-series-The-Highwaymans-Hitch/
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 21:50:14 PDT
Reinforced Paracord Ring Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Reinforced-Paracord-Ring-Hitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/YARO/GU4MCDRU/FE9YAROGU4MCDRU.SMALL.jpg Stormdrane The ring hitch, also known as the cow hitch, lanyard hitch, lark's head, bale sling hitch, and probaby goes by a few other monikers, can sometimes easily loosen up or get slack when not under tension with some types of 'slippery' cordage, like nylon paracord, so the 'Reinforced Ring Hitch' offers a...
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Wed, 2 Nov 2011 03:32:15 PDT
Paracord Knot Display Bord http://www.instructables.com/id/Paracord-Knot-Display-Board/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 22:41:16 PDT
Multi-Color Paracord Can Koozie http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Paracord-Can-Koozie/
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Tue, 30 Mar 2010 19:10:03 PDT
Trucker's Hitch, THE most awesome knot on the planet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Truckers-Hitch-THE-most-awesome-knot-on-the-plan/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 11:44:19 PDT
A pocket full of knots. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-pocket-full-of-knots./
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 11:27:03 PDT
How To Tie A Spider's Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Tie-A-Spiders-Hitch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/MB00/FBQ33T09/FFLMB00FBQ33T09.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/MB00/FBQ33T09/FFLMB00FBQ33T09.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/MB00/FBQ33T09/FFLMB00FBQ33T09.SMALL.jpg back-cast this clip will show you how to tie a spider's hitch, probably the quickest & easiest way to tie a double
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Tue, 22 Jan 2008 03:49:56 PST
Tieing a Clove Hitch http://www.instructables.com/id/Tieing-a-Clove-Hitch/
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Sun, 29 Jul 2007 00:05:06 PDT