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Best knot for temp joining 2 ropes??

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This week my nice long rigging rope has been tested to destruction a couple of times with harvesters/forwarders pulling trees out off gullies and over. Althou I had had it a while.

So I now have 3 not so long rigging ropes.

There still mainly 20m plus so not a bad length and far easier to work with than the big 1 if u only need a short rope.


But my question wot knots are best to join the 2 when I need say for pulling through a redirect!?

But I want knots to come out!!!!

I ended up just with 2 bowlines test, and it worked but didn't really like the rope pulling loop to loop.


I know reef knots, sheet bend or double fisherman's are better knots for joining ropes but would they come out after u have had a tirfor on them?



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Single bowline but out of the two separate ropes (one rope is your hole/tree, the other end is your rabbit). Not technically a sheet bend but very similar. 

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@echoechoecho   that for actually tying Zeppelins Down then ?? Am intregued K
I was given a book of knots when I was a kid and spent one summer learning to tie all of them (I had an exciting childhood!) I can't recall some of the more complicated and obscure knots now, but a lot of the simpler ones have been useful.

According to Wikipedia the connection to zeppelins is disputed. I still like the name!
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4 hours ago, Khriss said:

( god - just had a Rolf Harris flashback there.......  😲  )

I hope knot!

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