Prepper's Guide to Knots : The 100 Most Useful Tying Techniques for Surviving Any Disaster
by Finazzo, Scott







Introduction1(3)
Materials Used in Ropes
4(5)
Care and Cleaning
9(2)
Terms
11(3)
BASIC KNOTS
14(18)
Overhand Knot
15(1)
Double Overhand Knot
16(1)
Triple Overhand Knot
17(1)
Overhand Knot with a Drawloop
18(1)
Two Strand Overhand Knot
19(1)
Half Hitch
20(1)
Two Half Hitches
21(1)
Overhand Loop
22(1)
Double Overhand Loop ?
23(1)
Scaffold Knot
24(1)
Multiple Scaffold Knot
25(1)
Oysterman's Stopper Knot
26(1)
Stevedore's Knot
27(1)
Figure Eight Stopper Knot
28(1)
Heaving Line Knot
29(1)
Monkey's Fist
30(2)
BENDS
32(30)
Sheet Bend
33(1)
Flemish Bend
34(1)
Double Figure of Eight Bend
35(1)
Fisherman's Knot
36(1)
Double Fisherman's Knot
37(2)
Zeppelin Bend
39(2)
Adjustable Bend
41(1)
Harness Bend
42(1)
Double Harness Bend with Parallel Ends
43(2)
Surgeon's Knot
45(1)
Hunter's Bend
46(1)
Strop Bend
47(1)
Vice Versa
48(2)
Simple Simon Over
50(1)
Simple Simon Under
51(1)
Simple Simon Double
52(1)
Bowline Bend
53(2)
Twin Bowline Bend
55(1)
Shake Hands
56(1)
Alpine Butterfly Bend
57(1)
Blood Knot
58(2)
Double Grinner Knot
60(2)
BINDING KNOTS
62(50)
Granny Knot
63(2)
Square Knot
65(2)
Thief Knot
67(1)
Constrictor Knot
68(2)
Double Constrictor Knot
70(2)
Transom Knot
72(1)
Bag Knot
73(1)
Packer's Knot
74(1)
Boa Knot
75(1)
Bottle Sling Knot
76(2)
Asher's Equalizer
78(2)
Marline Hitch
80(1)
Clove Hitch
81(1)
Clove Hitch with a Working End
82(2)
Figure of Eight Hitch
84(1)
Pedigree Cow Hitch
85(2)
Cow Hitch Variant
87(1)
Buntline Hitch
88(1)
Ground Line Hitch
89(1)
Anchor Bend
90(2)
Anchor Bend Variant
92(1)
Cat's Paw
93(2)
Highwayman's Hitch
95(2)
Rolling Hitch
97(2)
Halter Hitch
99(1)
Pile Hitch
100(1)
Double Pile Hitch
101(1)
Vibration-Proof Hitch
102(1)
Snuggle Hitch
103(2)
Boom Hitch
105(2)
Lighterman's Hitch
107(2)
Bale Sling Hitch
109(1)
Ring Hitch
110(1)
Knute Hitch
111(1)
LOOPS
112(34)
Bowline
113(1)
Double Bowline
114(1)
Water Bowline
115(2)
Angler's Loop
117(1)
Figure of Eight Loop
118(1)
Figure of Eight Follow Through
119(1)
Double Figure of Eight Loop
120(2)
Triple Figure of Eight Loop
122(2)
Directional Figure of Eight
124(1)
Farmer's Loop
125(2)
Blood Loop Dropper Knot
127(1)
Bowstring Knot
128(1)
Alpine Butterfly
129(2)
Artillery Loop
131(2)
Adjustable Loop
133(1)
Water Knot
134(2)
Arbor Knot
136(1)
Tom Fool's Knot
137(1)
Handcuff Knot
138(1)
Fireman's Chair Knot
139(2)
Hangman's Noose
141(2)
Munter Hitch
143(1)
Double Munter Hitch
144(1)
Prusik
145(1)
COILS
146(7)
Alpine Coil
147(2)
Figure of Eight Coil
149(1)
Fireman's Coil
150(1)
Daisy Chain
151(2)
Index of Knots153(2)
Acknowledgments155(1)
About the Author156


Covers every type of ropework, from bends, hitches, and bindings to loops, plaits, and slings, with illustrated tying techniques, the benefits of each knot, and information on how to select rope and identify and untie over one hundred knots.





Scott Finazzo has been a professional firefighter for 14 years and is currently serving as the Lieutenant of an Engine and Rescue Company for the Overland Park Fire Department in Kansas. Over years of experience both preparing for and responding to disasters he has developed a keen interest in survival. He currently lives in Shawnee, KS, with his wife and three sons.






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