Uses: The Monkey’s Fist Knot (ABOK # 2200 – 3, p 354) is used both as a decorative knot and to weight the end of a heaving line (see caution below). Tying it: The Monkey’s Fist Knot is usually tied around separated fingers. For the demonstration, a U-shaped piece of metal strip was used. Monkey Fist. How to tie the Monkey Fist Knot. The origin of the Monkey's Fist knot is as a heaving line knot used on ships of sail of yesteryear. However, the knot is now more popular as a decorative knot and can be found in sizes small to large: from key chains to door stopper weights.
The monkey's fist knot is most often used as the weight in a heaving line. The line would have the monkey's fist on one end, an eye splice or bowline on the other, with about 30 feet (~10 metres) of line between. A lightweight feeder line would be tied to the bowline, then the weighted heaving line could be hurled between ship and dock.Category: Stopper. Jan 22, 2018 · A Monkey Fist Is One Badass Survival Tool Every One Should Own. Check Out These Best Monkey Fists. Unlike other pocket weapons Few survival knots are as useful as the monkey fist knot and even fewer can achieve such a wide range of survival needs. Will Brendza.4.4/5(21).
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