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How to Tie the World’s Strongest Knot – Knot of the Week HD

By The ITS Crew

One of the most difficult and dangerous knots known to man is the legendary Headphone Knot. In this Knot of the Week, Bryan shows you the best method for tying and untying this historic knot.

Be sure to check out this guide for more on this knot that won’t give up on you.

Headphone Knot » Pocket Knots

(Strength: 5/Security: 5/Stability: 5/Difficulty: 5) See below for what these ratings mean.



Each knot will be assigned a rating from 1-5 (1 representing the lowest score) based on the following four properties:

Strength – All knots will weaken the strength of  a rope, however, there are knots that are stronger than others. The scale here will reflect how strong the rope remains with the specified knot.

Security – The security scale refers to how well the knot will stay tied, and resist coming loose under a normal load.

Stability – Stability refers to how easily the knot will come untied under an abnormal load (i.e. the knot being pulled in a direction it was not intended to) A lower score here represents instability.

Difficulty – The lower the number, the easier a knot is to tie.

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