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Figure 8 Bend (Figure 8 Join)

Description

The figure 8 bend is used to tie two ropes together.

Advantages

The figure 8 bend is easier to tie than the double fisherman's bend. It is also easier to untie after being loaded.

Disadvantages

The figure 8 bend should not be used with ropes that differ in size or with stiff ropes.

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