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a loop knot that neither slips nor jams

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Scott strives to stay abreast of the latest bowhunting trends, but he never changes the four major bow lines he carries: Mathews, Mission, Hoyt and BowTech.
"Then somebody shone a torch over and we spotted him in the water, he was clinging to the bow line of a boat - he was close to the pontoon.
Captain Rick Grassett, of Sarasota, uses the same solo launch method, but he splices a bungee cord into his bow line. He notes that the splicing is mostly for shallow water anchoring, but it also helps absorb the jolt when the boat comes tight.
"We do something a little different than other shops in that we only sell bows from Mathews and Mission," which is Mathews' lower price point bow line.
We're the folks who see someone else's garage - usually so clean you could perform major surgery on the workbench - and think: What must that be like, being able to, say, get a hammer without stepping over a box of "Red Letter Day" newspapers or getting tangled in the bow line of a surf raft that hasn't touched waves since pre-New Carissa days?
Hoyt's popular carbon-riser bow line is comprised of the following models for 2015: Carbon Spyder ZT 30 and ZT 34, Carbon Spyder ZT Turbo and the ZT LD (Long Draw).
In our November/Whitetail Special 2010 issue, we gave notice to a new bow line, called Prime, from G5 Outdoors.
To adjust, Lynn's Dakotamoart has aggressively expanded its accessories line and slimmed down its bow line. The store carries bows from Bear, Jennings, Browning Archery, Martin and PSE.
Its nautical history notwithstanding, the bowline knot today is pronounced "bow-lyn," not " bow line."
The cornerstone of the Prime bow line is Parallel Cam Technology, which was made even more stable for 2013 with a wider PCX version.
THIS FALL, G5 Outdoors is introducing a high-end bow line simply called Prime[TM] ($900-$1,000).
"We've run with one major bow line for a lot of years," he said.
Rytera continues its popular Allen bow line with the new 2012 Alien XT.