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Re: [TowerTalk] sheet bends, carrick bends, and amateurs

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] sheet bends, carrick bends, and amateurs
From: Steve Maki <>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 23:26:20 -0400
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K7LXC wrote:

>    This knot thread has been very interesting. I work with hams ALL THE TIME 
>and if they know a knot - ANY knot! - I'm thrilled. When I ask for them to 
>send something up, generally what I get is a WAD OF ROPE instead of a knot. 
>    I only use a handful of knots - bowline, clove hitch, and overhand work 
>98% of the time - for EVERYTHING. 

I've got nothing against knots, either, but for tower work, give me ropes
with woven eyes on the ends, and an assortment of endless rope slings,
carabiners, and buckets. Quicker, and fullproof.

Steve K8LX


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