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By Bryan Gilmore
From: New England
Oct 28, 2008
What is going on with those ropes? Is that the new AMGA certified rappel knot?
By Brett Brotherton
From: Arvada, CO
Oct 28, 2008
I am curious to how this knot works looks like you wouldn't be able to pull the ropes when your done
By Daniel Battin
From: Green Mtn. Falls, CO
Sep 1, 2009
Does Kevin know you called him the fat guy?
By Mike Willig
Oct 15, 2009
I used my climbing scissors to cut it out.... and you're right Dan, he's big-boned...not fat. ;o)
By ozman
From: CO / NM
Oct 23, 2011
Did anybody figure out what is up with the knot? There is even a locker cliped into the far overhand knot. What the heck?
By Patrick Carey
From: Keene, NY
Nov 5, 2012
That looks like an exercise in over-conservatism - and at least two or three good ways to get your ropes stuck.
By Jim Amidon
Jan 20, 2015
In another way to be tied "into the rope" before clipping in and also being tied into the anchor by a secondary sling you are now connected to the anchor twice.

After your rappel device is threaded you can then untie this "tie in knot" and get ready to rappel after your device is threaded and ur ready to go....
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Top of the second sure to send the fat guy down first while it's backed up!!

Submitted By: Mike Willig on Aug 14, 2006
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