Gravity Boot [Level 7]

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Notes and Resources:

This tie was invented by Jack Elfrink, one of the preeminent knot geeks in the bondage community back in the early 2000s. His original method used a clever knot at the end unique to this tie; but that tutorial is no longer available, and it's more common now to finish it like a standard column tie. This video shows a version finished with a Somerville Bowline, which appears to be Jack approved.

There's also an old Kink Academy video of me tying this.

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    iluvuninja | Dec 12th, 2018 11:13am PST #

    First link down.

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      Topologist | Feb 2nd, 2019 5:42pm PST #

      Thanks, fixed.

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      Lexaa | Jan 29th, 2019 12:58pm PST #

      Neither link seems to be working for me.

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        Rahere | Apr 11th, 2019 8:41pm PDT #

        It's actually a translation into rope of a classic medical bandaging technique. There, the standing end of a 2-3" bandage is started under the wrap on the insole, and then figure-8ed around the ankle, before the end is buried in the gap at the top alongside the tendon. I'm adding this as it can be a useful foundation reinforcement when working with someone whose skin is less robust.

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