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Question What is the name of that knot...?

Dear List,

Does anyone know what is the name of the knot that gets tied at “12 o’clock” of a wheel to indicate that the rudder is aligned with center keel?

I would appreciate a web link (if available) on how to do that knot on a steering wheel...

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A turk's head maybe? The Turk's Head Knot
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use tape...its easier.....
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use tape...its easier.....
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Yes, but on a Formosa, the knot looks better.
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The one that looks like an interlaced, tight rign is called a turk's head, due to its vague resemblance to a turban.
Turk's head knot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Yes, but on a Formosa, the knot looks better.

Nahhh...this looks better on the Formosa wheel....or this one better
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The one that looks like an interlaced, tight rign is called a turk's head, due to its vague resemblance to a turban.
Turk's head knot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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It’s usually a three stranded running turks-head placed on the king-spoke,
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