SailNet Community - View Single Post - Soft shackles a good idea?
View Single Post
  #55  
Old 05-31-2011
AdamLein's Avatar
AdamLein AdamLein is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Posts: 1,866
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 7
AdamLein will become famous soon enough
Quote:
Originally Posted by wordsort View Post
Is there any particular reason that you can't just take a short piece of line and tie the two ends in a knot?
Knots weaken the line, and the line we're talking about using here can't be easily knotted anyway. It slips.
__________________
s/v Essorant
1972 Catalina 27
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook