It does if you tie a big loop in it so that the knot can be pulled back
to the boom-mast plate to be untied. I have been using that for years
and it works great.
David Robbins K1TTT
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> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Quickly releasable knots
> Note that a bowline is a very good, easily-releaseable knot, but does
> fit the definition of "remotely"releaseable".
> Mahlon - K4OQ
> > From: Pete Smith <email@example.com>
> > Date: 2004/02/24 Tue AM 07:34:33 EST
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: [TowerTalk] Quickly releasable knots
> > Thanks to those who responded directly or on the reflector.
> > appear to include a bowline and half of a bow knot (like tying
> > person referred me to Google, and while an awful lot that is on the
> > internet about knots is theoretical or decorative, there was a link
> > Army Field Manual on Rigging. See
> > http://www.adtdl.army.mil/cgi-bin/atdl.dll/fm/5-125/ch2.pdf for a
> > library of rigging knots.
> > 73, Pete N4ZR
> > Check out the World HF Contest Station Database
> > Updated 9 Jan 04
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