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Re: What sailing knife do you use?

Originally Posted by jackdale View Post

The rolling hitch is safer and faster .
I agree with you on this. I use what is known as a "Lineman's Rolling Hitch" which is a lot different than any that I've seen on knot sites and in knot books. I do a lot of three strand rope splicing for my fellow YC members and I very seldom ever need a Marlin Spike unless the lays were made up too tight from the factory.
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