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Grog's Rope Hitches

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Instructions: Move the mouse over each knot. Look at the description to find out what it can be used for. Click on the knot you wish to see. On the new page wait until the selected knot starts to tie itself.

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Rope Hitches

Rope Hitches

Welcome to Rope Hitches

This page shows a selection of the knots commonly used to make rope hitches. This category includes: Slide and Grip Hitches; Quick-Release Hitches; and, Plain Rope Hitches. Some Fishing Knots function as Slide and Grip Knots. However, limited space prevented them from being included here.

Make a selection from the images above or go to the Options Page.

Disclaimer: Any activity that involves ropes is potentially hazardous. Lives may be at risk - possibly your own. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate. However, many critical factors cannot be controlled, including: the choice of materials; the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this material.

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