International Women’s Day Interview with Anna Hazelnutt
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by Jessica Bryant
2M ago
For International Women's Day SGT KNOTS and Tendon are taking an opportunity to honor the achievements of women in climbing by speaking with a remarkable athlete: Anna Hazelnutt. Her passion for climbing started at 16 years old and since then has seen her conquering some of the most formidable climbs. Anna serves as an inspiration for women and girls worldwide, encouraging them to reach for the highest peaks! Many notable women have played a key role in climbing history.  Some notable moments are Lynn Hill with the first ascent of the Nose, Alex Johnson and Alex Puccio being two of the ..read more
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How to Read Tendon's Rope Specifications
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by Tyler Hockett
4M ago
Tendon ropes not only follow the highest standards of quality and safety, they innovate to create new high standards in the industry.  Every rope undergoes rigorous testing, both in a lab and tested by athletes in a natural environment.   Let's say you just purchased a brand new Tendon Master Pro 9.7, what testing was done to ensure that your rope was held to the same quality as all the others on the shelf?  Are there standards out there that companies have to follow?  What do all the stats on the rope mean and where do they come from?  In this blog we plan ..read more
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Garden Twine 101: The Best Twine for Gardening
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by Adam King
5M ago
When it comes to gardening, there are so many different tools to help you do your job. From a hand trowel to pruning shears, these tools can help you get the most growth from your garden. However, garden twine can be just as valuable, particularly if you're growing multiple crops. But what is the best twine for gardening, and how can you choose the right one? Here's what you need to know. Why is Garden Twine Important? Twine is a versatile and reliable gardening tool that can be used for many tasks, such as: Training plants to grow in a specific direction. Support stalks and branches that get ..read more
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To Dry Treat or Not to Dry Treat: The Debate on Rock Climbing Rope Treatments
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by Tyler Hockett
11M ago
Rock climbing is a thrilling adventure that demands a high level of safety and equipment reliability. When it comes to choosing a rock climbing rope, one decision climbers often face is whether or not to invest in a dry-treated rope. Dry treatments are designed to enhance the rope's performance in wet conditions and reduce water absorption while also increasing durability, however it can also increase the price of your rope. In this blog post, we will explore the arguments for and against getting your rock climbing rope dry treated, helping you make an informed decision that aligns with your c ..read more
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The Intricate Art of Manila Rope Manufacturing
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by Adam King
1y ago
Manila rope has a long and storied history, with its origins dating back hundreds of years. Known for its durability, natural resistance to rot and mildew, and its strength, manila rope has been a go-to choice for a wide range of applications, from construction trades to agriculture and beyond. Despite its popularity, there are only a handful of factories around the world that manufacture manila rope, with most of them located in the Philippines. In this blog post, we'll dive into the fascinating process of manila rope manufacturing, explore the involvement of SGT KNOTS founder Mike Shelley, a ..read more
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How to Install a Porch Swing with Rope [Like a Pro]
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by Mike Shelley
1y ago
Whether you’ve recently built your own DIY porch swing with rope, or you want to reinforce your porch swing with rope for years of trusted use, we’re here to help guide you with the right rope porch swing hardware, how-to instructions, and safety tips to ensure you accomplish your mission for years of safe swinging. Let’s jump right in with what rope porch swing hardware you’ll need to get the job done right. Rope Porch Swing Hardware: What You’ll Need Two ropes (one for each side of the swing). Either ¾” or 1” thick. We recommend marine-grade nylon rope or polyester rope for long lasting du ..read more
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2022 Holiday Camping Gift Guide
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by Mike Shelley
1y ago
Don’t let the stress of holiday shopping stop you from enjoying the merriment and magic of the season! At SGT KNOTS, we are proud to offer the best rope and cord products for every outdoor adventurer on your list, from the fishing guru to the camping enthusiast in your life. Chances are, you’ve scoured the camping gear gift guides to find the perfect camping gift ideas for the adventurous friend, neighbor or relative in your life, only to come up short with items they don’t already have or things they will actually use. Thankfully, your tactical supply experts at SGT KNOTS compiled the perfect ..read more
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Holiday Gift Guide For Fitness Lovers & Crossfitters
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by Mike Shelley
1y ago
The holidays are here, which means it’s time to gear up for lots of gatherings and gift-giving! If you’re wondering what to get the fitness fanatic in your life this holiday season, SGT KNOTS has put together the bonafide best fitness holiday gift guide with ideas that fit every budget and best support your loved ones on their fitness journey. This fitness lover gift guide includes the most popular gym ropes and accessories crossfitters and “gym rats” alike can utilize day in and day out to reach or maintain their fitness goals. Let’s take a look! Holiday Gift Guide For Crossfitters & Fitn ..read more
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2022 Holiday Gift Guide For Outdoorsmen & Survivalists
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by Mike Shelley
1y ago
They’re resourceful, they’re creative, and they would rather be outside. Who are we talking about? Survivalists and outdoorsmen, of course! If you have one (or a few of them) in your life, SGT KNOTS has the great gifts for survivalists—maybe even the best Christmas gifts—for survivalists and outdoorsmen designed to help save the day when it matters most. Without further ado, here are our three recommended Christmas gifts for outdoorsmen and survivalists you can give this year, knowing they will come in handy at the perfect time. 3 Great Gifts For Survivalists & Outdoorsmen 1. Double Braide ..read more
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What is Kevlar Thread Used For?
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by Mike Shelley
1y ago
Being among some of the strongest threads can draw a lot of attention, similar to a strong man at the circus. Although Kevlar thread won't be picking up barbells or bending iron bars, it can be used in a variety of applications where strong thread is needed. What is Kevlar thread used for? From repairing sails that will lead a ship around the world to holding together the turn-out coat that a firefighter will wear when rushing into a burning building, Kevlar thread can do it all. It’s heavy-duty, making it a perfect choice when strength and durability are needed most. Keep reading to learn mor ..read more
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