Members: Fig8 tail length

There are so many opinions on just how much tail should be left when tying a Figure-of-8 on-a-bight, and whether it needs a separate stopper knot to secure the tail. Commonly heard statements include: At least a hand-span.100mm.Seven times the rope diameter.Long enough to tie a stopper knot.Must have a secure stopper knot. Reasons for […]

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