Does this knot look ok?


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Naveen Manikandan Periasamy · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Jun 2017 · Points: 0

Tied this to join a cordelette for making an anchor  

r m · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Apr 2015 · Points: 0

Hard to tell whats going on in the middle.

Regardless, that thing is bulky. Just tie a double fisherman like a normal person*.

* Assuming nylon cord

Stanley McKnight · · Paradise Valley, Arizona · Joined Jan 2013 · Points: 13

Is that a single fishermans with stop knots on each end? R m is right though, standard is a double fishermans.

FrankPS · · Atascadero, CA · Joined Nov 2009 · Points: 15

Get a mentor, guide or experienced climber to help you learn, in person.

Where are you with so much graffiti?

Ted Pinson · · Chicago, IL · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 45

I'm guessing (hoping) that this is trolling.  If not: YGD.  Seriously.  Those tails are nearly pulling through the knot, and will eventually under load, unraveling the knot.  Your tails should be at least 2" to ensure that doesn't happen.  I'm not sure why there are 3 separate knots (there should be two fishermen's, which will come together when you pull on each strand, hence double), but 3 shitty knots does not make 1 good one.

http://basicrockclimbing.com/how-to-make-a-cordelette/

Jim Titt · · Germany · Joined Nov 2009 · Points: 0

Sure it´s fine but I don´t know anyone who´d bother to tie all that. Cordalettes are far better not tied anyway or used as a snake sling. Or thrown away  

Ted Pinson · · Chicago, IL · Joined Jul 2014 · Points: 45

I was wondering how long it would take for the obligatory "use the rope!" post. :p

Robert Michael · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Aug 2014 · Points: 101

Really hoping the OP will return and explain what's going on in the middle, and why.

Abram Herman · · Golden, CO · Joined May 2009 · Points: 0
Ted Pinson wrote:

3 shitty knots does not make 1 good one.

If you can't tie a knot, tie a lot!

John Barritt · · OKC · Joined Oct 2016 · Points: 888

Argyll cragging socks........... ;)  

Nate Doyle · · Unknown Hometown · Joined Feb 2016 · Points: 0

It's a "triple fisherman's knot."

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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