Constrictor knot

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{{ABOK|# 1188, p. 216}}
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{{quote-source|The Constrictor Knot deserves to be much more widely known and used. It is an excellent quick temporary whipping for a fraying rope's end. It securely ties the neck of a sack or bag, and I have often used it to hold items together for gluing.|[http://www.animatedknots.com/ Grog]}}
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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/constrictorscouting/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Constrictor] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15007_knot-tying-constrictor.htm Video: Constrictor Knot]
* [http://www.animatedknots.com/constrictorscouting/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Constrictor] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/15007_knot-tying-constrictor.htm Video: Constrictor Knot]
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{{Grog|The Constrictor Knot deserves to be much more widely known and used. It is an excellent quick temporary whipping for a fraying rope's end. It securely ties the neck of a sack or bag, and I have often used it to hold items together for gluing.}}
 
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Constrictor knot
Image:constrictorknot.jpg
Names Constrictor knot, Gunner's knot
Typical use
Caveat May be difficult to untie once tightened
Releasing
Category Binding knots
Group Advanced knots
Related Clove hitch
Animation of tying a Constrictor knot
Animation of tying a Constrictor knot

See The Ashley Book of Knots # 1188, p. 216.

The Constrictor Knot deserves to be much more widely known and used. It is an excellent quick temporary whipping for a fraying rope's end. It securely ties the neck of a sack or bag, and I have often used it to hold items together for gluing.
Grog


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See also
Knots by Use
Basic knots Overhand knot · Square knot · Granny knot · Two half-hitches · Taut-line hitch · Bowline · Sheet bend · Slip knot · Clove hitch · Timber hitch
Advanced knots Constrictor knot · Monkey's fist · Ocean plait · Trucker's hitch · Turk's head
Special knots Braiding · Carrick bend · Chain sinnet · Cow hitch · Double sheet bend · Sheep shank
Fishing knots Arbor backing knot · Barrel knot · Blood knot · Blood loop · Clinch knot · Fisherman's knot · Improved clinch knot · Nail knot · Needle knot · Palomar knot · Surgeon's loop · Turle knot
Sailing knots Bowline on a Bight · Cleat Hitch · Double Bowline · Figure Eight · Marline Hitch · Midshipman's Hitch · Rolling Hitch · Stevedores Knot
Climbing knots Alpine Butterfly knot · Double fisherman's knot (Grapevine) · Figure eight follow-through · Figure eight on a bight · Figure eight on bend · Figure eight knot · Prusik knot · Safety knot · Water knot
Forty knots


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