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jt512


Apr 9, 2012, 4:56 PM

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Re: [maldaly] Gym Death- Knot Failure
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maldaly wrote:
Just a head's up kiddies. A properly tied bowline--single, double or retraced--will not slip regardless of whether or not it has a stopper knot.

I think you're flat-out wrong about an unbacked-up single or double bowline. Without constant tension, those knots can work loose and become untied.

Jay


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