How to tie a “Figure 8 on a Bight” that is easy to Untie

The key to making a Figure 8 on a Bight easy to untie is to tie the knot with the load line toward the center of the knot and the tail line to the outside of the knot.

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the following video gives a detailed explaination of how to tie the figure 8 on a bight correctly to make the knot easy to untie.

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