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Advanced Knots For The Beginners

Knot knowledge for survival
Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 8:45 PM

Being able to tie a variety of knots may not be something that comes to mind when you are preparing to survive in the wilderness (or in an urban environment after an economic collapse) but knowing a few advanced knots can save your life. Knots are useful for building shelters, constructing traps, securing a fishing line, and climbing steep terrain. If you use the wrong knot for any of these situations, you may have to cut the knot when you can’t untie it, or have it slip out and come undone. Here are five advanced knots that amateurs can master – and they each have unique applications in survival situations. » Read more

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7 Important Knots You Should Know

Learn to use rope more effectively.
Monday, February 2, 2015, 2:04 PM

A wonderful little video teaching you how to make 7 different useful knots.

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Step-By-Step: How to Tie the Fisherman's Knot

Learn to join two smaller ropes together
Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 4:58 PM

A very important knot to know how to make and have in your prep skill set.

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How to Make Knots

Tutorials for making knots of all kinds
Friday, October 12, 2012, 8:26 PM

Learn from these great Instructables turorials how to make knots of various kinds and when to use them.