The Basic Essentials of Knots for the Outdoors

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9780934802574: The Basic Essentials of Knots for the Outdoors
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Windproof your tent and rain fly with expert knots. Tie off your watercraft with knots you can depend on. Cinch down cargo while traveling to your destination. Splice ropes together when it is necessary. Use a power-cinch during a river rescue. Make a support for a camera using lashing methods to secure it. Understand different applications for various types of rope. Prepare a new rope for outdoor use. Protect the lifetime and dependability of the ropes you count on. Understand rope nomenclature. Includes a left-handed mirror image illustration for every right-handed knot and hitch.

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Another title from renowned outdoorsman Cliff Jacobson! In this updated second edition, you'll discover how to master the top 10 most important knots and hitches, determine the best knot for the task at hand, choose the right rope for the right application, prepare new ropes for outdoor use, and care for the ropes you count on. (5 1/2 X 8 1/2, 58 pages, illustrations, diagrams for both lefties and righties)

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Cliff Jacobson teaches environmental science and resides in Hasting, Minnesota. He has a summer outfitting company and takes extensive summer canoe trips into remote areas of Canada. He has written six books on camping and canoeing related topics.

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