View Full Version : Any ways to pratice tying knots?
04-29-2010, 06:40 PM
Hey guys are there any ways to pratice tying knots such as the parnell without actually stringing? I am pretty good with the starting knot. My knots just don't look that professional. Please don't reply practice on your shoe laces because i dont think that would work.
04-29-2010, 07:03 PM
Go to the salvation army or garage sales and get as many $1 racquets as you can
04-29-2010, 11:27 PM
Have you watched yulitle's knot vids? he uses a bucket and some rope, you could easily knock up the same rig for a few £ at a hardwear store. Either that or do what Standup said, buy some cheap racquets from a second hand sale and string.
04-29-2010, 11:41 PM
04-30-2010, 12:32 AM
Recently, I been given rackets to be restrung, and notice a few were tied-off with one half hitch knot. I got to take a picture next time I get one, but I'm trying to find out who's been stringing these rackets. Personally, I only use one knot, Parnell or Pro Knot.
Dan, the GSS video links don't work.
04-30-2010, 08:44 AM
Do what YULitle does in his videos but on a smaller scale with some string and a yogurt container or ice cream bucket.
BTW, I hate starting knots. I use a starting clamp + 4 tie-offs.
Pro/Parnell knot is the way to go. Looks good and easy to do. It's basically a double half hitch but on the 2nd hitch you feed the tail through the first half hitch.
04-30-2010, 09:12 AM
Alright thanks guys. Ill try these.
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