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3408Re: [ksurfschool] Re: Q power line strength?

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  • Mel
    Jun 11 12:13 PM
      I use figure-8 knots all the time in Q-Power line. They are supposed to
      weaken the line the least of any knot. I've even used bowlines (since
      they're SO easy to adjust, even after full loading) which are supposed to be

      There's a photo of a figure-8 in my group file folder, under MelMods, in a
      folder called "Mounting Methods".

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "fernmanus" <fernmanus@...>
      To: <ksurfschool@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2002 11:45 AM
      Subject: [ksurfschool] Re: Q power line strength?

      > Phil,
      > I am not familiar with a figure 8 knot. However, I have
      > successfully used a double or triple surgeon's knot to extend both
      > leader and line lengths.
      > Kenny
      > --- In ksurfschool@y..., Remtgnow@A... wrote:
      > > I have leftover q- line and want to know ?
      > > If I tie figure 8 knots, is it strong enough to use to extend my
      > 20 m lines
      > > to 30 m lines?
      > > I think it's the strongest lline ,600 lbs
      > > Thanks
      > > phil B
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