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Rope Throw Knot (Video)

Rope Throw Knot (Video)

  Most knots, for survival purposes or otherwise are about securing, but here is a knot with the unique purpose of making the rope easy to throw.  This knot is useful when you need to get your rope over a branch, as when securing your gear from bears, or even when throwing a rope to someone in a rescue situation.  It provides weight to the line that without any need to look for an object that can be tied to the line, which might fall out, or get hung up, or even cause injury if the line is being thrown […]

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Essential Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Essential Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Knowing how to tie different knots is a lost art, but its one that can make or break your survival experience. Being skilled in knot-tying can help you create makeshift fishing gear, make traps for hunting, set up camps and improvised tents, keep your gear secure, hidden, or propelled to higher places, or help you set up many other kinds of improvised rigs to keep you safe and alive in a survival or wilderness situation. What it takes is practice, practice, practice. Simply looking at this infographic won’t help you unless you grab yourself some twine and try them out. […]

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