Tying a non-slip knot on a nylon classic banjo string.

Using a simple "granny knot" to produce a hoop on the end of a nylon classic banjo string. This type of hoop is used on tailpieces with pegs or hooks to hold...

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Comment by thereallyniceman on March 16, 2016 at 10:32

This is for you Jocko!

:-)

Comment by carrie horgan on March 16, 2016 at 17:50

Great post, Ian - that's how I tie a hoop too.  I like the idea of using the nail in wood to tighten the hoop - good tip.

Comment by thereallyniceman on May 2, 2016 at 19:00

I have been busy cleaning up all the rubbish on my computer hard drive and came across this:

HOW TO TIE A NON SLIPPING LOOP ON A NYLON STRING

Goodness knows how old this is or where I got it.

... Oh my brain cell is fading   8-{

Comment by Trapdoor2 on May 2, 2016 at 19:10

Don't worry, if that last cell goes...you'll grow another. Nature abhors a vacuum!

Comment by thereallyniceman on May 3, 2016 at 15:43

I knew I could rely on you Marc!

You have put my mind brain cell at rest.

:-)

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