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great knot book

just picked this up used so i think i have an older edition, but it is really a neat book... The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Knots (9781585740734): Geoffrey Budworth: Books

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when i first started sailing i bought a book of knots,studied fathfully for two weeks then promptly forgot all of them now if i can't use a bowmans,square or halfhitch i'm pretty much screwed,lol my motto if you can't tie good,tie a lot
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The 2 best I've seen are Ashley Book of Knots and Rigger's Apprentice by Brion Toss. Also this site Animated Knots by Grog | How to Tie Knots | Fishing, Boating, Climbing, Scouting, Search and Rescue, Household, Decorative, Rope Care,

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