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how do you tie a bowline and hinch knot?

Question by ltmssbb. Uploaded on July 08, 2009

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from Jim in Mo wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Go to this site, it will hehttp://www.animatedknots.com/indexfishing.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.comlp.

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from Jim in Mo wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago
from country road wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

The Boy Scout Handbook has great illustrations on knot tying.

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from rudyglove27 wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Try this website ok.
www.hightrek.co.uk/climbing/how2/bowline.htm

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from rudyglove27 wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Try this website for hinch knot ok.
www.5min.com/Video/How-To-Tie-A-Hitch-Knot-or-A-Half-Hitch-1272

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from TonyK wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Any boyscout should be able to show you. Boyscouts offer a great enviroment to learn things like knots and respect for the outdoors.

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from Cgull wrote 4 years 23 weeks ago

I was taught the bowline and many other knots at church camp back in the 70's. I was taught you thro a loop in the line, then a rabbit (tag end of the line) comes out of the loop, goes around the tree ( the long end of the line and back into the hole, then pull tight. This is easy for children to remember so it has stuck with me these last 40 years. we used bowlines while I was working ship traffic and barge control. a bowline can be tightened with 300,000 tons of force and can still be untied, no other know can match this. this is easy for children to remember so it has stuck with me these last 40 years. the loop can be thrown right or wrong, thrown wrong there will be no bowline.

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from Cgull wrote 4 years 23 weeks ago

Bowlines are easier to tie when the loop is around something, finger, pole, tree limb or cleat

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from combat.medic wrote 4 years 14 weeks ago

botht the bowline and hitch are easier to tie "freehand" or in the air. the hitch you make a loop in the rope, then a second loop, and criss-cross the loops... kinda hard to explain without being right there showing you. If you have to make a hitch around an object, then you wrap the rope around once, cross the top underneath the bottom right in front of you, wrap it around again, and put the trailing end under the "X" made in the first step. As for the bowline, the best answer I have for you is already posted by cgull.

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from Jim in Mo wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Go to this site, it will hehttp://www.animatedknots.com/indexfishing.php?LogoImage=LogoGrog.jpg&Website=www.animatedknots.comlp.

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from Jim in Mo wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago
from country road wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

The Boy Scout Handbook has great illustrations on knot tying.

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from rudyglove27 wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Try this website ok.
www.hightrek.co.uk/climbing/how2/bowline.htm

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from rudyglove27 wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Try this website for hinch knot ok.
www.5min.com/Video/How-To-Tie-A-Hitch-Knot-or-A-Half-Hitch-1272

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from TonyK wrote 4 years 41 weeks ago

Any boyscout should be able to show you. Boyscouts offer a great enviroment to learn things like knots and respect for the outdoors.

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from Cgull wrote 4 years 23 weeks ago

I was taught the bowline and many other knots at church camp back in the 70's. I was taught you thro a loop in the line, then a rabbit (tag end of the line) comes out of the loop, goes around the tree ( the long end of the line and back into the hole, then pull tight. This is easy for children to remember so it has stuck with me these last 40 years. we used bowlines while I was working ship traffic and barge control. a bowline can be tightened with 300,000 tons of force and can still be untied, no other know can match this. this is easy for children to remember so it has stuck with me these last 40 years. the loop can be thrown right or wrong, thrown wrong there will be no bowline.

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from combat.medic wrote 4 years 14 weeks ago

botht the bowline and hitch are easier to tie "freehand" or in the air. the hitch you make a loop in the rope, then a second loop, and criss-cross the loops... kinda hard to explain without being right there showing you. If you have to make a hitch around an object, then you wrap the rope around once, cross the top underneath the bottom right in front of you, wrap it around again, and put the trailing end under the "X" made in the first step. As for the bowline, the best answer I have for you is already posted by cgull.

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from Cgull wrote 4 years 23 weeks ago

Bowlines are easier to tie when the loop is around something, finger, pole, tree limb or cleat

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