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A zeppelin bend (also known as the Rosendahl Bend) is an end-to-end joining knot formed by two symmetrically interlinked overhand knots. It is stable, secure, and highly resistant to jamming. It is also resistant to the effects of slack shaking and cyclic loading.
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|Names||Zeppelin bend, Rosendahl bend, Rosendahl's knot|
|Related||Zeppelin loop, Hunter's bend, Ashley's bend, Alpine butterfly bend|
|Typical use||Joining two ropes of similar size|