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    Can anyone recommend a good website to learn about the various knots that are useful to firefighters? Just the basic ones (to start) such as whatever is taught in a basic Firefighter I class.

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    Animated knots is an awesome website:

    http://www.animatedknots.com/indexre...matedknots.com

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    http://www.animatedknots.com/ , Google "knots" Theres plenty of sites and books out there. Here are some videos also. http://www.ehow.com/videos-on_7376_b...ing-knots.html

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    I hear animated knots is a good site!

    Here is a direct link to the fire/rescue knot area.

    http://www.animatedknots.com/indexre...matedknots.com
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    I think I once heard about this animatedknots.com place, it was supposed to be good...Anyone here ever heard of that place?

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    I was going to second the animatedknots.com, but I'm too late...I guess I'll fifth it then...excellent site
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    Only six recommendations...Hmm...If the site can't even get a dozen people to recommend it, it can't be that good.

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    No but it is. Number 7

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    Quote Originally Posted by CGITCH View Post
    No but it is. Number 7
    Maybe im crazy but quoteing was the only i could get to reply. Anyways, thanks for the KNOT site (http://animatedknots.com) .. it is awesome
    Last edited by owenscott; 11-07-2010 at 06:20 PM. Reason: I see now how to reply. Guess i wasn't here for the last site change.

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    After seeing all the recommendations, I had to go check it out. I think I need to get a life if the highlight of my Sunday night is watching an animated knot website. I did like the site though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheffie View Post
    After seeing all the recommendations, I had to go check it out. I think I need to get a life if the highlight of my Sunday night is watching an animated knot website. I did like the site though.
    Watching the animated knots was better than watching the un-animated Dallas Cowboys!!

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    If that's Knot enough, Look at WWW.MFRI.org They have some good Training materials........
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    Quote Originally Posted by hwoods View Post
    If that's Knot enough, Look at WWW.MFRI.org They have some good Training materials........
    Can you be more specific about where I would find actual training there? Because all I've ever found is lists of classes, addresses to training centers, etc.

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    Open the Website....... On the left side of the Homepage, there is the "Drill of the Week"..... Click on that, then when it opens, look to the left side again, click on "Past Drills", go to May 2010. That is a Rope/Knots drill......


    Edit: ..... I just realized that you need some "Art Work" as well...... See if there is a Rescue Technician Training Manual around the station........
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    Half hitch and a figure 8, After that it goes in the Platform,hehe T.C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJR512 View Post
    Can anyone recommend a good website to learn about the various knots that are useful to firefighters? Just the basic ones (to start) such as whatever is taught in a basic Firefighter I class.
    Since everyone already mentioned animatedknots.com...

    I like to keep a length of rope (8-10 ft) in my locker. When things get slow we pull out the rope and practice. It's an important skill that requires periodic refreshing to stay sharp.

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