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On Point Preparedness & Cincy Survival Group “Better” Survival Knot Skill Series
Hundreds of knots… There are several hundred knots that one can learn. It’s a very “personal” thing. It is indeed a science unto itself as the smallest of modifications can have BIG impacts! In reality, start small. For survival use, you only need a couple core knots. You can expand your library when you get into more tasks (e.g. – climbing, sutures, etc).
For Further Learning #1 Knot Resource – #2 Knot Resource –
First!! Rope Management Paracord Hank Wrap
Rope Management – Butterfly Coil
“Better” Shoe Lace Tie The Knot you will use almost every day of your life! Will Never Come Undone! **DEMONSTRATION**
Japanese Mark II Square Lashing (MOD) Replace the Square not for the “shoelace” knot for easy untying. Best if you have already cut pieces of rope.
Constrictor Knot – Shelters/Lashings A good constricting knot for many purposes. Starter and ending knot for single line square or sheer lashing.
Tourniquet Lashing – low cordage
Tents & Flys – Midshipman’s Hitch Adjustable loop which keeps line taut
Trucker’s Hitch – Line tension or pulley Common Examples: Use as a pulley to free an object. Tighten a tarp spine line.
Double Bowline – Heavy Loads
Fisherman’s Knot – Rope Joining (equal)
Double Sheetbend – Unequal Rope Join
Butterfly Knot – Loops inline Can be used for fishing or keeping an expedition together.