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Hunter's bend (or rigger's bend) is a knot used to join two lines. It consists of interlocking overhand knots, and can jam under moderate strain. It is similar to the Zeppelin bend.
|Names||Hunter's bend, Rigger's bend|
|Related||Alpine butterfly bend, Zeppelin bend, Zeppelin loop, Ashley's bend|
|Typical use||easily-untied bend for rigging and mooring|
When assessed against other bends in stress tests using paracord, it was found to be "not as strong as the blood knot, similar to the reverse figure of eight and stronger than the fisherman's bend, sheet bend or reef knot".