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Grog's Rope Bends

Albright Knot Alpine Butterfly Bend Ashley Bend Blood Knot Carrick Bend Double Fisherman Figure 8 Bend Flat Overhand Bend

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.

Hunters Bend Nail Knot Sheet Bend Slim Beauty Water Knot Zeppelin Bend
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Bends Knots Index

Bends Knots Index

Index of rope bends

This page provides an Index of rope bends. Above, the photo of each knot is a link to its Interactive Step by Step Animation. The picture on the right shows all of these knots for a quick reference.

Welcome to a Page of Bends (Rope Joins)

This page shows a selection of Bends commonly used to join Lines. Four of the knots are specifically used to join fishing lines: Albright Knot, Blood Knot, Nail Knot, and the Slim Beauty.

The other bends are used to join ropes.

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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