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DIY Trailer Wiring -Top Tips to consider

Kraken Wiring designs heavy duty wiring and lighting harnesses specifically for salt water boat trailers. If you want to build your own trailer wiring and lighting harness versus buying our kit, I would recommend the method described in this article. This is the best way to bulletproof your boat trailer wiring and lights DIY.

How to tie a Fisherman's Bend Knot

The fisherman's knot is a bend (a knot for joining two lines) with a symmetrical structure consisting of two overhand knots, each tied around the standing part of the other. Other names for the fisherman's knot include: angler's knot, English knot, halibut knot, waterman's knot.

How to tie a Square Knot

The square knot has many uses, from securing bandages and packages to joining two ropes together. A square knot works best when pressed against something else and the ropes are of the same diameter. It should not be used to hold a heavy load.

How to tie a Clove Hitch Knot

The clove hitch knot is fairly simple, and it can be useful for securing ropes to trees, posts, or poles. One benefit of this knot is it's fairly easy to adjust the length of the rope if you need to. It's often used in boating and sailing, and you may also use it climbing, as you can tie it with one hand.

How to tie the Sheet Bend Knot

The Sheet Bend Knot is also known by the names Becket Bend, Weaver's Knot, and Weaver's Hitch. It is used to join two ropes of different diameters. It is related in structure to the bowline. The Sheet Bend is very fast to tie and is useful when joining two ropes of different diameters.

How to tie the Bowline Knot

One of the most useful knots you can know. The Bowline forms a secure loop that will not jam and is easy to tie and untie. Read more to see step by step instructions on how to tie a bowline knot.

Fit to Be Tied: 5 Essential Knots for Boaters

Although there seems to be an endless selection of boating knots out there, most boaters can get by with just the basics. Read more for five basic boating knots you should know. Find out what their uses are-and, most importantly, how to tie them -then grab some rope or a shoestring and practice on your own!

Not all LED lights are the same! More on why your "waterproof" lights fail.

Last week we posted The Real Submersible! Not all LED Lights are the same! We explained the casing/lens, the silicone glob that is haphhazardly injected into the wire cavity and the lack of rating by the international electrotechnical comission (IEC). We also explained what to look for in a truly Submersible LED light. Here we will go further into reasons your waterproof LED lights fail and where to find the best!

The Real Submersible! Not all LED lights are the same!

Wondering why your lifetime LED lights claiming to be submersible aren't really submersible much less lifetime? We will show you why as well as how to find The Real Submersible!