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SINGLE HALF HITCH
CLOVE HITCHES
SLING ROPE
SECURITY
FIRST HALF HITCH
DIRECTION
PERMANENT
RECOMMENDED
QUICK
LOOSE
ABILITY
MODIFICATION
STRONG
STRONGER
LOAD
LOOP
TIME
END
POST
TENT
DOCK
BIGHT
LINE
TYING
SECURING
SECURE
HITCH
TIMBER HITCH
HALF HITCH
SQUARE KNOT
CLOVE HITCH
ANCHOR BEND
COUPLE
ENDS
SPAR
STANDING END
HITCHES
ROUND
STANDING PART
SHEEPSHANK
TIE
BOWLINE
ROPE
MOORING
HALF HITCHES KNOT
KNOTS
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Definitions

  1. Half hitches are simple, strong, and easy to tie. (Web site)
  2. Two half hitches is a knot used to make a line temporarily fast to a ring or a spar. (Web site)
  3. Two Half Hitches are used to fasten a rope temporarily to a post, hook, or ring. (Web site)
  4. The two half hitches is used for tieing a rope with a right-angle pull to a pole or ring.

Single Half Hitch

  1. To reinforce or strengthen the single half hitch, two half hitches may be used.

Clove Hitches

  1. Doug says he has never seen so many botched up clove hitches and round turn and two half hitches around pilings in his life. (Web site)

Sling Rope

  1. Tie a sling rope between the legs with a round turn with two half hitches around each leg. (Web site)

Security

  1. When set at the right height, a couple of half hitches are added for security.
  2. The additional friction from the two half hitches increases the security of this knot.

First Half Hitch

  1. The knot is very similar to a round turn and two half hitches except that the first half hitch is passed under the turn.

Direction

  1. As for the two half hitches, it is better to tie the two half hitches in the same direction so it resembles a clove hitch. (Web site)

Permanent

  1. You may add a couple of half hitches to make it more permanent. (Web site)

Recommended

  1. If its to be used in lowering large limbs, its recommended to complete the clove hitch with two half hitches.

Quick

  1. The "round turn" immediately takes the strain and the half hitches are quick and easy and doesn't jam. (Web site)

Loose

  1. I had tried a Clove Hitch and various combinations of Half Hitches but found that they always worked loose.

Ability

  1. The round turn with two half hitches is a dependable knot due to its ability to hold well under almost any conditions.

Modification

  1. With this modification, the stem in this cousin of the Clove Hitch curves more gently as it passes over the collar.(#1720) Round Turn and Two Half Hitches. (Web site)

Strong

  1. However, if the rope is passed around the bar two or three times and then secured with two half hitches, it will be very strong. (Web site)

Stronger

  1. Ashley suggests that the round turn makes this knot preferable to the simpler Two Half Hitches (#1710) because it is stronger. (Web site)

Load

  1. These turns allow you to control the load while you add the: Two Half Hitches. (Web site)
  2. My second choice would be the round turn and two half hitches because of its simplicity, strength and ease of untying even when under load. (Web site)

Loop

  1. For practice leave a small open loop for each throw to develop control and show that you are not pulling up and reversing throws into half hitches. (Web site)

Time

  1. Round Turn and 2 Half Hitches - This knot can be used almost any time you want to tie something to something else.

End

  1. It is made by taking two rounds of the rope around a solid object, then passing the end under both turns to form a pair of half hitches.
  2. Tip. Use up to five half hitches each end of the Sheepshank to make the knot more secure, and for fine tuning the shortening.
  3. The sizes of the two loops can also be fixed by making Half hitches with each end over the necks of the loops. (Web site)

Post

  1. Structure: It is formed from two half hitches around a rail or post where one is reversed or opposed to the other.

Tent

  1. Demonstrate your ability to anchor a tent down, using the taut-line hitch and two half hitches. (Web site)
  2. Demonstrate setting up a tent or dining fly using two half hitches and a taut-line hitch.

Dock

  1. Round Turn and Two Half Hitches - used to tie the boat to a dock or mooring buoy. (Web site)
  2. With the half hitches this is a excellent way to tie up to a dock without the line binding over time.

Bight

  1. Round turn around anchor and two half hitches on a bight.

Line

  1. It can be also be used to tie a line to a post or dock eye with more security than two half hitches. (Web site)
  2. Round Turn & Two Half Hitches: This knot is used to ties a line to a pole.

Tying

  1. For extra fastening power or for longer periods of time, add two half hitches after tying the clove hitch. (Web site)

Securing

  1. Use 2 half hitches for securing a dinghy to a dock or to a boat. (Web site)

Secure

  1. Finally throw a couple of half hitches (green) around both strands of the big loop to secure the knot. (Web site)
  2. It is not uncommon to see an additional one (or more!) half hitches - either to make the knot more secure or to use up any excess line.
  3. If either knot were being used to secure an anchor line to an anchor, most people would add an extra one or two half hitches. (Web site)

Hitch

  1. Taut-Line Hitch Round Turn and Two Half Hitches A hitch used to attach a line to a post or ring.
  2. This may be two half hitches or even a slipped hitch if quick release is desired.

Timber Hitch

  1. These can be towed lengthwise by adding one or more half hitches to the timber hitch. (Web site)

Half Hitch

  1. Uses: The Two Half Hitches or Double Half Hitch is commonly used to tie a line to a post or dock eye. (Web site)

Square Knot

  1. An example is if you tie a square knot and then pull it sideways, it will form two half hitches.

Clove Hitch

  1. STEP 1: Tie the end of the twine to the ring with a clove hitch stopped with two half hitches.
  2. Tie two half hitches around the horizontal pole Cinch the half hitches into a clove hitch, an additional clove hitch may be added if desired.
  3. Includes figure-8, square, granny, bowline, clove hitch, lark's head, rolling hitch, and one turn with two half hitches.

Anchor Bend

  1. Pawson shows a Round Turn and Two Half Hitches (132), a Fisherman’s or Anchor Bend (134), a Palomar Knot (154), and a knot for snelling a hook (156). (Web site)
  2. The Anchor Bend is a modification of Two half hitches. (Web site)

Couple

  1. If the line is questionable as to whether the bowline will stick, I'll put a couple half hitches in the bitter end.
  2. Finish off with a couple half hitches at the end.
  3. The knot can be made more secure by adding a couple of half hitches. (Web site)

Ends

  1. Reef Knot - Also known as the square knot, it is formed by two half hitches in which the ends always fall in line with the outer parts.
  2. The ends of the tape emerging from the knot should be secured to the tape loop using half hitches or insulating tape. (Web site)

Spar

  1. A round turn and two half hitches [illustrated] are used for tying a rope to a spar. (Web site)
  2. Clove Hitch - Two half hitches around a spar or post. (Web site)

Standing End

  1. If the knot unrolls a lot, add a couple of half hitches with the running end to the standing end of the knot. (Web site)
  2. A correctly tied two half hitches resembles a clove hitch tied around the standing end of the line, not a cow hitch.
  3. The two half hitches actually form a clove hitch round the standing end. (Web site)

Hitches

  1. A variety of other hitches has been used for this purpose including the Round Turn and Two Half Hitches.

Round

  1. If you also know how to tie a clove hitch and a round turn and two half hitches you will be able to easily cope with all of the knot requirements on a boat.
  2. The first knot is called a "clove hitch", the second, "round turn and two half hitches". (Web site)
  3. Tip. When pioneering, use the Round turn and two half hitches to start and finish your lashings instead of the Clove Hitch.

Standing Part

  1. Tighten the knot by pushing the half hitches together as you pull on the standing part of the rope. (Web site)
  2. Round Turn and two Half Hitches A round turn made round the spar and two half hitches made round the standing part of the line.

Sheepshank

  1. Handbook knots (square knot, sheet bend, sheepshank, clove hitch, round turn and two half hitches,.
  2. To make the sheepshank, lay two long bights (in the standing part) side-by-side like a wide letter S, then secure both loops with half hitches. (Web site)
  3. Round turn and two half hitches The Sheepshank is a shortening knot, which enables a rope to be shortened non-destructively. (Web site)

Tie

  1. Once the first part of the knot is secure and, as usual, will take the strain, the bight can be used to tie one or more half hitches.
  2. If more than one sling rope is needed, tie the two ropes together with a square knot and secure with half hitches or overhand knots. (Web site)
  3. Demonstrate your ability to tie the following mooring knots: clove hitch, roundturn with two half hitches, bowline, and hitching tie or mooring hitch.

Bowline

  1. Boy Scouts Troop 700 Covers the square knot, clove hitch, bowline, half hitches, timber hitch, sheet bend, and tautline hitch.
  2. A few of the most common knots used in boating are the Round turn and two half hitches, figure eight, clove hitch, bowline, and sheet bend.
  3. The square knot, bowline, clove hitch, two half hitches, and figure eight are included in the Boy Scout Knots page.

Rope

  1. When the tension is sufficient to secure the load but not damage it, pass the rope around the rail and tie it in a series of half hitches.
  2. The round turn and two half hitches is a hitch used to secure the end of a rope to a fixed object such as a post.
  3. START: The ladder lashing is started by using a clove hitch stopped with two half hitches to secure a rope to the top end of each rail.

Mooring

  1. Round Turn and Two Half Hitches - This is a useful knot and recommended by many for mooring a boat to piling or bullrail.
  2. Two Half Hitches - This reliable knot is quickly tied and is the hitch most often used in mooring. (Web site)

Half Hitches Knot

  1. A two half hitches knot is useful for tying down tent ropes and setting up a backwoods clothesline between 2 trees.
  2. This is a QuickTime video showing how to tie a Round Turn and Two Half Hitches knot.

Knots

  1. Demonstrate you know how to tie the following knots and tell what their uses are: two half hitches and the taut-line hitch.
  2. For example, capsizing the two half hitches might end up in a granny knot, one of the worst of all knots. (Web site)
  3. The two knots that you will need to know for this project is the taut line hitch (rolling hitch) and a round turn and two half hitches.

Categories

  1. Water Sports > Sailing > Knots > Clove Hitch
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