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Bachmann Knot with Turns
(a.k.a. Silverterknoten)

Bachmann Knot with Turns

On December 31, 1951 (St. Silvester’s Day), Franz Bachmann modified his Bachmann Knot by letting one or two center wraps pass around the rope only. This increases the holding power of the knot on smooth or icy ropes.

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