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Girth Hitch

Description

The girth hitch is used to attach a loop to an object. It can be dressed as in the animation below (inferior) or dressed to resemble a square knot (superior).

Advantages

The girth hitch is simple to tie and untie and is very secure.

Disadvantages

The girth hitch weakens a sling by about 50%.

Video

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