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Hangman's Knot

Nudo AhorcadoHangman's Knot is known worldwide for the use which has given over time and unfortunately is still used today. A noose is performed by making a closed loop and in situations where the subject or animal to be hung on the neck to produce its own weight by the rupture of the neck.

The number of rounds to be held varies depending on the use you're going to give, the type and thickness of the rope. It also influences the conditions in which the cord itself is such as if it is wet or greasy. Six to eight laps will use it in normal and if the rope is worn or in poor condition can increase the number of laps without exceeding thirteen.

A variant of this knot is called unitary knot used for tying fishing fishing line to the reel. On ships of the British Royal Navy, the hangman's knot was forbidden to do and sailors had found numerous suicides by this system.

 


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