simple monkey fist jig

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  1. asemery

    asemery Scout

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    Simple monkey fist jig
    Wrapping the cord your fingers is an easy way to make a monkey fist. The drawback is that there is a lot of excess cordage that slows the tightening process
    I prefer to use a simple bit of coat hanger wire bent to accommodate the core you are using

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    Here is how I use the jig
    monkey fist jig
     
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    Wasp We are GO for Sting! Supporter

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    I have a jig but have been doing it so long I still prefer my fingers.
     
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    kcardwel Hardwoodsman Hobbyist Supporter Hardwoodsman Bushclass III

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    I do the same thing but have two wires instead of just the one and have several widths to accommodate different sized fits.
     

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