I'm making myself a long lanyard (just shy of 30') out of a leftover piece of New England KMIII. I'm tying a nice heavy steel CT Pillar carabiner on the throwing end because it has some good weight to it and want to know what you rope expert guys think is the better knot. My instinct is to tie a fisherman's knot to secure it, which enables me to use a plastic thimble inside the loop and to heat-shrink the tail to the working part(although I haven't done either yet). I have read though that the anchor knot may be a better choice for some reason. The cons are that I now have 2 wraps inside the biner and the tail sticks out sideways. Also can't use a thimble or heat-shrink. The pros are that it has a bigger bend radius inside the knot because of the loops going around the tail and this rope supposedly doesn't do well with tight bend radius. Any clear thoughts on one or the other? Pictures attached for reference. Thanks in advance!
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