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Henry Bushby Transcription Pages


Revision as of Aug 16, 2014, 1:31:26 PM, created by NWadsworth

Do the same with the other five pairs
of opposite foxes. If the twists tend
to come undone, tie the ends with a
thread. When all the foxes are twisted
evenly together, ^adjust and stretch till the strain is even, then twist one part of the
rope round till all the 6</> twists are
laid up as six-strand rope, with the
same lay as the origional ropes. It
will now be found that the joining
part has a natural lay of its own,
but the angle of it with the axis
of the rope will be more acute <i>than that part of the joined parts.
precise angle depands on the previous twisting
of the foxes individually & in pairs. If this