Hunter's bend

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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.

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Hunter's bend
NamesHunter's bend, Rigger's bend
RelatedAlpine butterfly bend, Zeppelin bend, Zeppelin loop, Ashley's bend
Typical useeasily-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".[1]