View Single Post
  #17 (permalink)  
Old 03-24-2012, 09:36 PM
Rip Tide's Avatar
Rip Tide Rip Tide is offline
Senior Member

 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: quiet corner, ct
Posts: 5,527
Rip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond reputeRip Tide has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Tippet to Leader Knots ?

Quote:
Originally Posted by fire instructor View Post
Curious, why not a Perfection on both sides?
Thanks for asking
In my opinion, the perfection loop is not strong enough for the tippet side... ever

While the perfection loop is easy to tie and quite slim it's not a strong knot and when you get down to the "X" sizes it can be too weak
__________________
The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements. --- Horace Kephart
Reply With Quote