Prepper's Guide to Knots The 100 Most Useful Tying Techniques for Surviving any Disaster

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2016
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press

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When catastrophe strikes and modern technologies fail, ropework skills will become as essential for survival as they were for centuries past. The variety of knots taught in this book are guaranteed to hold against even the toughest forces, ensuring that an emergency doesn’t turn into a disaster. When your life, home, and property are hanging by a thread, these powerful knots are too strong to break:

• Create sturdy shelter with a HARNESS BEND
• Preserve sacks of grain with a BAG KNOT
• Move fallen trees with a BOWLINE
• Transport injured persons with a MUNTER HITCH
• Secure your home against intruders with a ZEPPELIN BEND
• Hang rations above floodwater with a SCAFFOLD KNOT

Prepper’s Guide to Knots features clear, step-by-step instructions on tying each knot. It also provides information on selecting the right type of rope, the history of ropework and the specific benefits of each knot.

Author Biography

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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