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Q-Line Knots

Postby exsailor » Tue May 10, 2005 12:30 pm

I'm sure there's an obvious answer to this question, but I've searched around on various sites and haven't found the answer yet.

What's the correct method for creating knots in q-line for use with kook-proof pigtails. I've seen plenty of instructions on how to create a larks-head (figure eight on a bite at the end of the line), but wasn't sure what the best way to make the complementary knot-style connector was.

My current idea is to create a loop in the end of the line the same way I do to create larkshead. Then, do another figure eight knot in the loop so I can attach the larkshead on the kite pigtail.

Any thoughts?
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Postby consumer » Tue May 10, 2005 3:31 pm

ok its kind of a pain in the ass to get the knots in the right place with the right slack so all 4 lines are perfectly equal(or atleast 2 frontlines and 2 rear) but here is the knot you want to dq

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standard DOUBLE figure eight knot. You have to fold the end of the line over and tie the knot with the doubled over end if you know what i mean.
This is how i was taught to tie q-line and how others do it as well so im not smoking the pipe on this one.
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Postby OliverG » Tue May 10, 2005 8:27 pm

consumer wrote:ok its kind of a pain in the ass to get the knots in the right place with the right slack so all 4 lines are perfectly equal(or atleast 2 frontlines and 2 rear) but here is the knot you want to dq

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standard DOUBLE figure eight knot. You have to fold the end of the line over and tie the knot with the doubled over end if you know what i mean.
This is how i was taught to tie q-line and how others do it as well so im not smoking the pipe on this one.


Consumer, nice pic. Thanks for the informative post!
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Postby f » Wed May 11, 2005 3:54 pm

Actually there is a web page on the website of the manufacturer that shows the knot:
http://www.powerline-sports.com/knots.html


(... and you can get to the latter page from the main page:
http://www.powerline-sports.com/main.html
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