The trucker’s hitch is a compound knot that functions as a kind of pulley affording a 3-1 mechanical advantage effectively tripling the amount of pull on the working end. I use the trucker’s hitch when tightening up tarp lines, securing loads or making bundles.

The trucker’s hitch is a compound knot that functions as a kind of pulley affording a mechanical advantage effectively tripling the amount of pull on the working end. I use the trucker’s hitch when tightening up tarp lines, securing loads or making bun

To cart lumber atop your vehicle, the trucker's hitch is the knot to know. | Illustration: Steve Sanford | thisoldhouse.com

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Truckers Hitch - How to tie a Trucker's Hitch: Netknots, many knots, great…

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Truckers Hitch - How to tie a Trucker's Hitch

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Ropers Knot Page - The Frequently Asked Knots

Trucker's Hitch Knot

Truckers Hitch - How to tie a Trucker's Hitch

The Trucker's Hitch demonstrated three different ways for light, moderate and extreme loads. Shows several uses for the knot ranging from securing loads to felling dangerous trees.

The Trucker's Hitch demonstrated three different ways for light, moderate and extreme loads. Shows several uses for the knot ranging from securing loads to felling dangerous trees.

slippery Trucker's Hitch. One of my favorite go-to utility knots.

Some knot tips for cruisers: Add a well-placed slippery hitch to ensure that your knots come undone when you want them to.

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4 useful knots that you can use to set up any tarp. Poncho& http:& --------------------------------------------------------------- ►► SO.

How to tie a truckers knot

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Erickson 15-ft. 5,000-lb. Tow Strap at Cabela's

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Erickson Tow Strap at Cabela's

Here's a one-page reference that shows six First Class Knots; square knot, taught-line hitch, two half hitches, timber hitch, clove hitch, and bowline.

Six First Class Knots Info

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker’s hitch.

Learn to Tie the Knot You'll Use All Year

Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker’s hitch.

Erickson 30-ft. Tow Strap at Cabela's

Erickson Tow Strap at Cabela's

Alpine Butterfly Loop- Uses: It is useful anytime a secure loop is required in the middle of a rope. A good example is when a line of hikers wish to hook on along the length of a shared rope.

Alpine Butterfly Loop- Uses: It is useful anytime a secure loop is required in the middle of a rope. A good example is when a line of hikers wish to hook on along the length of a shared rope.

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