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THIEF KNOT [1 record]

Record 1 1994-05-11

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hoisting and Lifting
  • Pleasure Boating and Yachting
CONT

The granny knot and thief knot ... look like a square knot but are unsafe and will slip and jam under a load.

OBS

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French

Domaine(s)
  • Levage
  • Yachting et navigation de plaisance
CONT

Le noeud de vache et le noeud d'ajut [...] ressemblent au noeud plat mais ne sont pas sécuritaires car ils glissent et bloquent sous l'action d'une charge.

Spanish

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