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Posted: 9/26/2004 5:41:28 PM EST
How do you tie a rodeo lasso?
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 5:49:38 PM EST
bump to help the post count
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 5:52:04 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 5:56:08 PM EST
I don't know. However, I do want to know why you want to know
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 6:02:46 PM EST
Tie an regular over hand knot at the end of your rope. Then make a small loop about for inches towards the the standig end of the rope. Pull the running end of the rope through the loop so that the overhand knot you tied binds the loop you made, creating a fixed loop. You then pass the rest of the standing end of the rope through it to make your lasso.
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 6:06:33 PM EST

Originally Posted By Epsilon:
How do you tie a rodeo lasso?

I thought everyone in Texas knew how to tie a lasso?

Don't you all wear cowboy hats and ride horses to work???
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 6:12:53 PM EST
These ways might work with a plain old grass rope,(spit) but with a riata (rawhide rope) they won't work. For a riata, you need to tie a hondo first. Then the hondo is tied into the end of the riata. The running end of the riata is passed (spit) through the riata. The hondo usually has a wearing piece of hide laced onto it. This is to keep it from wearing out when the riata runs through it.

Now, (spit) what kind of fancy rope you using?
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 6:26:56 PM EST
Somebody questioned your manhood, didn't they?
Link Posted: 9/26/2004 6:52:52 PM EST
Oh, I thought this was another variation of the "Ever Smelled Mothballs?" thread...

Never mind...
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