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Knot Tying: Learn the Quick Release Trucker's HItchThe best knot out there for tightening and releasing cords that will be heavily loaded. It's perfect for cinching down gear, tensioning horizontal spans of rope, or getting a large tarp tightly pitched.
Text and photos by Steve Howe
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Start with a quick release overhand.