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[TowerTalk] Knots for hams

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Knots for hams
From: (Bill Turner)
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 17:06:32 GMT
On Sat, 19 Apr 1997 10:47:59 -0400 (EDT), wrote:

>A pretty aggressive list of knots for occasional tower workers.  If
>you're going to be cast away on a desert island  and can only take one knot
>with you, it should be the bowline.  I use if about 85% of the time.  (it's
>the 'rabbit comes out of the hole, around the tree and  back into the hole'
>knot for the knot challenged).  
>     Second is the occasional clove hitch, then trucker's hitch for
>tightening a rope line (which includes an overhand knot and half hitches).
> That's about it.
An old sailor once told me "If you can't tie a good knot, then tie
lots of them".    :-)

73, Bill W7TI

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