Taut-line Hitch
Animated Timber Hitch
  • Used  as an adjustable loop knot for use on lines under tension. It is useful when the length of a line will need to be periodically adjusted in order to maintain tension
  • Used for securing tent lines in outdoor activities involving camping
  • Used by astronauts during STS-82, the second Space Shuttle mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.
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