Dave’s Snubbing Knot

Dave’s Snubbing Knot

This is Dave Vick, IATSE #274 Master Carpenter, Flyman and Rigger. We thank Dave for his contribution to our site. “These knots brought to you courtesy of a tattooed rigger-type guy on the flyrail” The snub is tied with 5′-6′ lengths of 1/4″-5/16″ line, with an eye...
Knots – Dave’s Trucker’s Hitch

Knots – Dave’s Trucker’s Hitch

Trucker’s Hitch.   This is Dave Vick, IATSE #274 Master Carpenter, Flyman, Rigger. We thank Dave for his contribution to our site.  “These knots brought to you courtesy of a tattooed rigger-type guy on the flyrail.” :      In...
Sunday & Prusik Knots

Sunday & Prusik Knots

This is the first step to a Sunday Knot. It is used to make a lope out of wire rope or cable with out putting any kinks in the wire. You can use this for regular rope as well. Think of this as putting you right hand up your left sleeve and your left hand up your right...
Knots – Stopper Hitch

Knots – Stopper Hitch

This is a Stopper Hitch. It is a knot that applies pressure. Pressure that increases with the weight you apply to it. Used most often in two situations: 1. attaching sand bags to ropes and 2. tying a counter weight line to the locking rail to indicate that the line is...