Breaking the knot
How to untie a Figure-eight Loop
After a heavy load i.e. a fall it will take much cursing
to untie a Figure-eight loop. Especially when the rope is old already fat
and fuzzy sometimes you need a lot of power to open this knot.
So here are two suggestions to ease your life in the future.
Tie-in with a Bowline
on a Bight or get the trick of breaking
How to untie a Figure-eight knot:
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