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Kost_Greg

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #30 on: May 22, 2021, 02:49:00 PM »
Thanks Derek, speaking of polyaxial structures, i have this configuration, which i'm not sure if it has been recorded before.

In my view, this is an inline variation of the bowline on a bight, which is super easy to tie with a bight., while it can be loaded from all four directions, or in various loading combinations.

I am trying to figure out which is the best loading profile, which, IMO, should rather involve at least primary eye loading, or rightmost SPart loading (first image) for a more stable knot response.

It requires good cinching (as all knots) to function properly. The secondary eye might be shrinked.

I wonder if there is a practical aspect at this knot.
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #31 on: May 24, 2021, 09:20:05 PM »
The corresponding Eskimo bowline on a bight, tied as previously, also features a decent way of tying in the middle of the rope, with a super easy "with a bight", TIB tying method as well.

The SParts are now exiting the nub in axial alignment, an ideal topology for a good BTL profile.

The structure appears that it can be loaded from all four endings, or in various loading combinations.
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #32 on: May 25, 2021, 12:31:17 AM »
Thanks tsik_lestat,

With regard to your presentation at reply #30...

This structure isn't 'BTL' (bi-axially through loadable).
However, it is TIB (very nice).

In a BTL loading profile, it is unstable.

Also, in the purported BTL profile, it isn't a Bowline (no nipping loop).
However, as a soft shackle (loading from eye-to-eye), it does have a nipping loop and is stable.
In my view, if this was presented as a soft shackle, it is deserving of the title of a type of 'Bowline'.

It is unfortunate that it isn't BTL (as proposed in your image notation) - if it was, this would have been quite remarkable.

EDIT NOTE:
If you shrink what you have labelled the 'secondary eye' - it then becomes a BTL eye knot.
But, in doing so, I think you lose any purported advantages - and does not compete with #1053 Butterfly.
« Last Edit: May 25, 2021, 01:13:45 AM by agent_smith »

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #33 on: May 25, 2021, 01:08:56 AM »
Hello tsik_lestat,

With regard to your presentation at reply #31...

This structure is 'BTL' (bi-axially through loadable) - so that's nice :)
It is also TIB (again, very nice).

Structurally, it is analogous to #1431 Sheet bend (not an 'Eskimo / anti Bowline').

In terms of eye loading, only one of eyes can be loaded in both axial directions (with respect to an SPart).
I'll refer to this particular eye as the secondary eye (which structurally functions as a 'tail').

The primary eye is not loadable in both axial directions...however it appears to stable when loadable in one axial direction only.

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Having made these comments in good faith, this presentation is very interesting - and I think you are on to something here.
It would be good if more work can be done to improve eye loading stability (in both axial directions).

I am also of the view that it isn't deserving of the title 'Eskimo Bowline' - which in fact suggests an 'anti' type of 'Bowline'.
As stated, it is structurally similar to a #1431 Sheet bend.

Edit note:
I hope there is a way to boost eye loading stability - without sacrificing simplicity (and TIB status)!
« Last Edit: May 25, 2021, 02:39:12 AM by agent_smith »

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #34 on: May 25, 2021, 01:58:59 AM »
I just noticed this post from Derek Smith:

Given the status of this thread within 'Knotting concepts and explorations' category - I thought it might be worth exploring these concepts a step further.
All given in good faith and with respectful language...

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A bend is a single or monoaxial structure - the force line has a single axis.
And one could also state that a 'bend' is an end-to-end joining knot where both SParts are in axial alignment and 180 degrees opposed.

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If an Alpine Butterfly loop is tied such as to excuse a portion of the cord, then it is effectively a bend and therefore also a monoaxial structure.
Although in reality, the eye of a #1053 Butterfly still remains (it exists) - when the Butterfly is subjected to a BTL loading profile (bi-axially through loaded) - the eye is isolated from load.
In order to re-classify as a 'bend' - there must (by definition) be a unification of 2 ends.
Since #1053 Butterfly does not have a unification of 2 ends, it remains an eye knot (not a 'bend').
However, there is a correspondence between a 'bend' and an eye knot.
All bends have 4 corresponding eye knots (within a chiral orientation).
Harry Asher may have been first to publish the relationship between a bend and its corresponding eye knot(s)..although he didn't explore the conceptual framework fully. For example, he didn't illustrate or provide clear examples of all the possible corresponding eye knots (of which there are 4) for any given bend. At page 81 he illustrates merely one eye knot derived from his 'Corrick bend'. It astonishes me that he didn't focus on the #1053 derived Butterfly bend and then illustrate each of the 4 possible eye knots. Had he done so, his work would have been significantly improved and, it might have led him to the discovery of the remarkable 'Mobius Butterfly'. Furthermore, it also astonishes me that he didn't illustrate each of the 4 possible eye knots derived from #1431 Sheet bend (which would also have provided opportunities to explore and discuss the 'anti-Bowlines' - which some identify as Cossack/Kalmyk loops).

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However, the moment the loop is loaded the structure transforms into a triaxial  structure, although still in a single two dimensional plane.
I am of the view that this comment is factually incorrect.
I am not attempting to start an argument with Derek - rather - it is a point of clarification.
If the eye of a #1053 Butterfly is loaded, it is possible for only one (1) SPart to be subjected to load.
Eye loading direction must be defined - and it will be either in the 'S' direction or the 'Z' direction.
It is perfectly possible and indeed nominal to anchor one SPart (ie anchor one end of a rope) and then load the eye of the Butterfly. The opposite SPart (ie opposite end of the rope) can be unloaded (ie free of tension force).

It is possible to subject #1053 Butterfly to a tri-axial loading profile.
Indeed, rope access technicians routinely employ #1053 Butterfly in their anchor systems.
In such employment, the eye of the Butterfly is enlarged (lengthened) substantially - and attached to a fixed anchor point. Both SParts are also loaded (one SPart is also attached to a fixed anchor point and the other end becomes the abseil line).

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Then of course, if the loop becomes ring loaded the structure immediately switches into a quadaxial state in three dimensions,
Depends on precisely what you mean by the term 'ring loading' of the eye (which you term a 'loop').

In the ordinary English dictionary meaning of the word 'ring' - this is something of a round or circular geometry.
It is possible that when you choose to use the term 'ring loading' of a an eye - you actually mean a transverse loading profile?
However, even if the descriptor 'transverse loading' of the eye was advanced - a direction would still need to be specified.
For example, the eye of a Butterfly knot could be subject to a transverse loading profile in axial alignment with the SParts.
In contrast, it is also possible to apply a transverse load to the eye in a perpendicular direction with respect to the SParts.
Indeed, I could go a step further...and apply a circumferential load to the eye (ie hoop stress).

The Mobius Butterfly (1 of the 4 corresponding eye knots of the Butterfly bend) is remarkable due to the range of loading profiles that the eye can sustain.
Vertical rescue teams and rope access technicians can subject the eye of a Mobius Butterfly to a circumferential loading profile (eg in floating anchor points).
One could advance an argument that 'ring' loading is in fact circumferential loading.
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #35 on: May 28, 2021, 02:34:26 PM »
Thank you agent_smith, it was a rather rushed estimation of BTL's profile stability for the structure presented at reply#30. You are very right, i should have loaded it much more to trace this vulnerability.

Nonetheless, if we had induced secondary eye loading somehow, as you correctly propose, as a soft shackle, we would have come closer to a more stable, bowline-like response.

I really can't think of a pure BTL application, besides the loading of an analogous monoaxial bend structure, or the isolation of a damaged rope section.

I do appreciate the attached photo, which demonstrates the use of a tri-axially loadable midline eyeknot, as part of an anchor system.

The second structure at reply#31, is certainly an improvement for the BTL profile stability, and indeed it's analogous with #1431 sheet bend.

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In terms of eye loading, only one of eyes can be loaded in both axial directions (with respect to an SPart).
I'll refer to this particular eye as the secondary eye (which structurally functions as a 'tail').

The primary eye is not loadable in both axial directions...however it appears to stable when loadable in one axial direction only.

I am sure you mean, the axial direction, where the Spart is a direct continuation of the collar. I mostly agree, it appears that the previous vulnerability problem, now passes to the eye loading level ( with respect to the leftmost Spart  and the primary eye), which i think is resolved by loading the secondary eye simoultaneously.

The corresponding bend, also appears to feature similarities with #1492 strap bend?
« Last Edit: May 28, 2021, 07:39:06 PM by tsik_lestat »
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #36 on: May 30, 2021, 01:50:58 PM »
The structure at reply#34, posted by agent_smith, gives me an idea of developing a figure eight based inline knot, which i haven't done so far, as part of a two eyeknot (in-line/end of line), eight-based, anchor system.

I believe it's legitimate to form an inline, eight like topology, as shown in the attached images, that can be tri-axially loaded through this anchor scheme, in conjuction with the eight based, end of line, pseudo bowline.

This stable and secure configuration, mostly focuses on the ease of untying.
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #37 on: June 03, 2021, 01:17:05 AM »

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A bend is a single or monoaxial structure - the force line has a single axis.
And one could also state that a 'bend' is an end-to-end joining knot where both SParts are in axial alignment and 180 degrees opposed.

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If an Alpine Butterfly loop is tied such as to excuse a portion of the cord, then it is effectively a bend and therefore also a monoaxial structure.
Although in reality, the eye of a #1053 Butterfly still remains (it exists) - when the Butterfly is subjected to a BTL loading profile (bi-axially through loaded) - the eye is isolated from load.
Irrespective of some closed "eye",
unloaded it is, and, well, it's not a loading factor;
so how are you making this, nevertheless,
BIaxial --when, in "through loading", there
is but this "through" axis loaded?

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In order to re-classify as a 'bend' - there must (by definition) be a unification of 2 ends.
Since #1053 Butterfly does not have a unification of 2 ends, it remains an eye knot (not a 'bend').
Not by my definitions, beginning with some "tangle".
There, and eye knot might lack an eye --because I'm
looking only at the "loading profile" that puts (canonical)
End-1 vs. End-2 + End-A (which I don't look out beyond
their *endness* to assess connection.  --a view that in
practical conditions runs into trouble vis-a-vis actual
loading (something that can obtain even WITH and eye,
but typically to a minor degree, brought about w/friction
such that eye-leg loading is imbalanced).
--which is to say that the above is a formal way of seeing
things, to look just at a "nub" and its "ends" only insofar
as they depart the nub (and might be loaded).
 (not sure to what benefit this formality reaches, yet!).

As for "bend", since that word has rich enough historical
nautical meanings of making fast and e.g of "bending sails...",
I do not any longer follow Ashley's push to a new definition,
and will use "ends joint" and maybe just "joint" --to rid another
possible "E" initial in our terms (End / Eye / Either ...)!

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However, there is a correspondence between a 'bend' and an eye knot.
All bends have 4 corresponding eye knots (within a chiral orientation).
What four do you see for butterfly knot put in my
notation of End-1 vs. End-A w/eye legs End-2 & End-B?
The traditional one is End-1 vs. End-2 + A, B unloaded.
If asymmetric, really we need to add End-A vs. End-B + 1,
2 unloaded.  (If symmetric, one gets a duplicate here.)
Now, the butterfly already departs from this trad.
notion, by having (in reference to joint 1-v-A),
End-1 vs. Ends 2 + B (poor End-A going from full
loading to zero!).  So, you then replicate this for
End-A (and this is an asymmetric knot), and ... four?
And not taking the joint's tails (2 & B) into having a
turn at eye-knotting? (which would beget a 2nd foursome).
This could/should be put out for the full exploration of
the *tangle*, perhaps; or at least the possibility noted
in some way, as some relation --it exists, after all
(not necessarily in a practical way, though).

I suppose one can see your four-counting making
better sense to be derived from a "bend joint"
--as you keep one or other of the initial SParts--;
mine (getting 2 x four) for a *tangle*, which is
available to all loading profiles.

As for eye-to-joint correspondence, there are other
possible relations, as I've shown :: where one ties
one joint SPart to a SPart that is the pair of legs of
a bight (which becomes the eye), and figures out
which bight end to fuse with the SPart's piece's
other end (the End-2).


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It astonishes me that he didn't focus on ... ,
it might have led him to the discovery of ...
Guilty!  But "it might have led ..." can keep one from
eating dinner, getting to bed, going to the knot one
PLANNED to illustrate --so as to liberate a tied-up play rope--
but instead of that small forward step of documentation one
now has taken two steps backwards w/further *new* knots.
(Recently, on seeing a likeness in one knot-form/tangle to
another, which I'd found amenable to "fore<->aft'ing", an
operation on eye knots where one fuses end + tail and cuts
the eye to be their replacements,
I moaned "oh, no, not all that to do for this one, too!"
((Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
"But Marvin, there's a whole new life opening up in front of you," said Zaphod.
"Oh no, not another one!," came the reply.
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It is possible to subject #1053 Butterfly to a tri-axial loading profile.
Some math wizards who addressed this term came to
the conclusion that it is, rather BI-axial; I'm happier
with some note of *three*, and maybe thus "3-way".
Be that as it may, the abused term carries the intended
sense to the not-too-educated masses!   ;D

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #38 on: June 03, 2021, 06:57:56 AM »
Replying to Dan's post will likely cause the original topic to drift further away...

Trying to be brief and to the point:

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how are you making this, nevertheless,
BIaxial --when, in "through loading", there
is but this "through" axis loaded?
Because I think 'BTL' is making it clearer - ie, BTL = Bi-axial Though Loading
Load propagates through the knot core in a straight line (from SPart-to-SPart)

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Not by my definitions
? Curious...
#1053 Butterfly does not involve a unification of 2 separate ropes (a rope join) - the knot is formed from one rope (and is TIB)
However, #1053 derived Butterfly bend does have a unification of 2 ropes (ie, an 'end-to-end' join)
This concept seems simple enough to grasp.

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What four do you see for butterfly knot
See attached image...

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I suppose one can see your four-counting making
better sense to be derived from a "bend joint"
This statement seems to contradict your previous statement?

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    It is possible to subject #1053 Butterfly to a tri-axial loading profile.

Some math wizards who addressed this term came to
the conclusion that it is, rather BI-axial; I'm happier
with some note of *three*, and maybe thus "3-way".
Be that as it may, the abused term

Tri-axial is a natural extension of Bi-axial.
I don't see that as an 'abuse' of terms.
Rope access operators routinely subject #1053 Butterfly to a 'tri-axial' loading profile (see image below).
Similar concept with #1085 Double F8 (aka 'bunny ears') - which also is routinely tri-axially loaded.

EDIT NOTE:
Obviously, there are varying degrees of separation between each 'leg' in a 'tri-axial' loading profile.
[ ] if 60 degree 'included angle', then 150 degrees between both legs
[ ] if 120 degree 'included angle', then symmetric 120 separation between all 3 legs. This would be an interesting angle to load test.
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #39 on: June 03, 2021, 07:08:24 AM »
We can use some binding knots(by description) to hitch(as a utility) Constrictor, Ground Line , Bag.
So, less relevance in name game of hitch/bend etc.
There is a naming convention, then also how used too.
The force patterns in Constrictor, Ground Line , Bag CHANGE if same setup used as Hitch or Round Binding utility
>>per external input linear force imposed to controlling arcs or internal radial force swell instead imposed against same controlling arcs
There is how we visually reference to tie, then how we load framework given as sometimes separate items.
Hitch, Bend etc. classically seem applied to unloaded forms, as point of communication.
In actual usage, look at it all as piping, that terminates at a node deformity (hitch) or continues thru node deformity(bend)
>>  from clean, inline form of no deforming nodes just linear connection thru.
>>Over Hand knot in single line is just deformity like kinked link in chain; weakens w/o other utility in trade; just a bad deal/trade-off!,
ALSO, a simplest, single Turn single end loaded HH termination is meant to be a 1 Dimensional pull across host ONLY,
BUT, more complex/dual loaded ends HH as a lengthwise pull continuation is more a 2Dimensional usage across host, and then along it too.
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Naming by visual reference for communication of cold forming; but usually not hot forging into rigidity against loading by usage generally.
So we say Clove is 2 HHs as mnemonic guide, but 1st crossing serves lesser over greater force: Crossed Turn
then 2nd crossing of Bitter End does serve greater over lesser to more Nip, but not a strong hitch pressure as 1st crossing trestles the crossing over a more rigid SPart than Bitter End, so 2 factors of less than normal hitch pressure: trestle and then by neighboring more rigid ropePart together for less pressure to nip/secure Bitter End.  BUT, visually to direct, we oversimplify past correct force imagery to saying 2 HHs.
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Both functions(terminate and couple both) found under 1 of the simplest knot form names HH( 1st knot chapter_21#1602 right angle pull) as a single terminating form.
>>and then HH(1st knot lengthwise pulls next chapter__22#1733 and strategy dominating form in single loaded leg forms) as a pre-fix to other termination or coupling like placed before Timber etc. in simplest lessons ABoK shows.
>>then Fig.8(_21#1666) Hitch style of take the long way home evolution of HH, evolves to Marl(ine)#3115 pre-fix
Just as can show HH termination from input/stop to dual loaded sides of back to back HH termination functions to same center point and have a HH termination form, same is true of fig.8 termination to Marl continuation as a double sided version.
Pull 1 leg of certain form is a Cow, both legs is a Girth.  Clove force patterns not so clearly defined(errant like HH.
Should watch force pattern that rope pattern is just a support structure to control against that force, but depends on how force ported thru.  Host geometry important for geometry/shape it lends to rope form when forged rigid/loaded.
Should always note if force pattern of 1 or both ends noted, just as with Over Hand as stopper or errant 'bent link' in chain of no other function.
Bend function to me is more complex form of simpler Hitch termination, Just as HH simpler termination or dual ends loaded continuation, and as simpler Fig.8 or more complex Marl pre-fixxing.
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So to continue a line of force from 2 segments, can hitch/terminate each to opposing side of same host/chain
>> OR leave out the 3rd party and take each other as hosts as a Bend, but still can be viewed as pull either end and trace that domain of competing force to then test other end the same way, to divide the continuation back to 2 terminations on shared host chain/themselves.
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As applies to BFly.
This again here to me is all a structural geometry and
0Dimension is a point, dot; w/o equal & opposite  end point  >> so can not be a complete force pair.
1Dimension is a line  ,axis; w/   equal & opposing end points >> simplest force representation.
SPart to SPart on BFly is 1 single axis of competing points, each headed to displace in opposing directions along the same axis.
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BFly Eye can mainly be pulled either along this single axis, or load to shear across this axis for another axis in normal use
3 lines from center can be pulled, 4 if cut eye open.
Simplest dimension of axis reigns until it's until Achille's Heel of cross axis, that defines 2nd dimension's range makes compound situation, until the cross axis of 90 bearing across both dims at once, forms more complex situation of 3 dimensional forces.
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Triaxial may be better term if all 3 points pulled 60degrees from each other AND equally loaded like inverse tripod.
>>Other wise would think would mostly see as a single MAJOR loaded axis of equally loaded points with a lesser shearing across pull if expressing some force across 90 from that main axis reign.
>>Even a Y yoke shape of 1end + eye pulling against other end would have 2 concerted to shared centerline pulls against a larger i think, maintaining single axis framework(Trucker's).
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #40 on: June 03, 2021, 09:57:48 PM »
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how are you making this, nevertheless,
BIaxial --when, in "through loading", there
is but this "through" axis loaded?
Because I think 'BTL' is making it clearer - ie, BTL = Bi-axial Though Loading
Load propagates through the knot core in a straight line (from SPart-to-SPart)
... and that's a SINGLE --not "bi"-- axis, yes!?

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Not by my definitions
? Curious...
#1053 Butterfly does not involve a unification of 2 separate ropes (a rope join) - the knot is formed from one rope (and is TIB)
However, #1053 derived Butterfly bend does have a unification of 2 ropes (ie, an 'end-to-end' join)
This concept seems simple enough to grasp.
Again, in seeing knots as arising from tangles,
I put a cookie-cutter ring around the knot ("nub")
and count all parts leading out of this as "ends";
so, a "joint" is a knot of 2 pieces of material,
canonically 1-2 & A-B, where 1 is loaded opposing A
and 2/B are unloaded (and an eye knot of this tangle
includes 1 -vs- 2+A, and so on).
(And the joined parts need not be --cookie cutter blinds
lifted-- separate lines, as you know.)
.:.  It's a formality, working from *tangles*.

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Some math wizards who addressed this term came to
the conclusion that it is, rather BI-axial; I'm happier
with some note of *three*, and maybe thus "3-way".
Be that as it may, the abused term

Tri-axial is a natural extension of Bi-axial.
I don't see that as an 'abuse' of terms.
The abuse is in treating the situation as being
"triaxial" as you do --they insist that this 3-way
loading springs from 2 axes, not 3.

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #41 on: June 04, 2021, 12:13:32 AM »
I am not a moderator but...

I am of the view that further discussion about loading profiles should be directed to a new and separate topic post.
This thread has drifted too far from the content/subject of the original poster (tsik_lestat).

I see some aspects of loading profiles as conceptual (and developing) - rather like knotting terms (eg 'eye' versus 'loop') - and always open to interpretation.
For me, I find it easier to conceptualize mid line eye knot loading in terms of axial, biaxial and traxial. But, probably best for another topic thread elsewhere...

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #42 on: June 04, 2021, 06:38:12 AM »
A TIB Ashley's Bend (1452) Double Loop

As shown in its "Dressed" state below, this is only one of a number of possibilities for producing axially symmetric TIB Double Loops from the Ashley's Bend.  As an example, conceptually, the working ends of the bend can be extended and made to follow ("railroad track") their respective ropes back toward their respective standing parts to various degrees prior to being "fused".  If we are producing axially symmetric TIB Double Loops, the "fusing" of the working ends will always be at the axis of symmetry.  As shown in the "Loose" state below, this point of "fusing" is at the red marker.  The Ashley's Bend can be recovered from this Double Loop by removing that section of rope in this Double Loop between the two blue markers and which passes through the middle point (red marker) located on the axis of symmetry, see the "Loose" state below.  In this example, the working ends/double loops are tucked akin to ABoK 1406. 

Alternatively, as noted by others, one can start with two bights of the same rope and tie any bend, all of which will be TIB Double Loops.  Or, one could start with two ropes each of which has a loop as its working end and tie any bend.  This is not unlike the "slipping" of a knot where one uses a loop instead of the working end for the final tuck.  Once the completely "slipped" bend has been tied, the working ends can be fused (conceptually) to finish the TIB structure.  The advantage of starting with two ropes and two loops is that the weaving of the working ends may be modified to investigate different TIB structures.  One can also use one loop and one working end to tie a bend and produce a single loop, some of which may produce asymmetric TIB structures.

As a guide for the "fusing" process, for axially symmetric bends like The Ashley's, Carrick, etc. the axis of symmetry is void of rope.  Their symmetric TIB Double Loops will have just one point of rope on this axis, that is, the point of "fusing".  For bends with central inversion symmetry like the Thief, Zeppelin, etc., their center point is void of rope.  Their symmetric Double Loops will be "fused" at this center point. 

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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #43 on: June 04, 2021, 08:32:54 AM »
Thanks DDK,
Very interesting new line of thinking.

Am now applying the concept to a TIB Zeppelin (I previously had simply tied the Zeppelin bend with bights).
When applying DDK's concept to the Zeppelin...the residual rope segment existing between the bights needs to be resolved in a simple and efficient way... (ahhh..think I've solved it!).

I wonder if Xarax is right now launching into a new line of new discoveries?

EDIT NOTE:
Hopefully Xarax is asleep in Greece and I beat him to tying and presenting this TIB Zeppelin?

See image...  :) :)
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Re: Yet, another midline eyeknot
« Reply #44 on: June 04, 2021, 09:54:28 AM »
Thank you all gentlemen for your valuable feedback and contributions as well.

Agent_smith, i am also dying to see a  TIB Zeppelin like structure, tied in the way DDK is advancing, and i am working in that field too.

I have also tied a similar structure  like the one you have attached, (after DDK's post) but is it going to jam if loaded from the bights? I'll have to give it some thought about the best loading profile.Maybe, you could provide a loose state? Thanks.

DDK, perfect quality photos.

Right now, it's 12:00 noon in greece, i doubt, if Xarax is asleep... Beware!!! :) :)
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