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* the number of strands, provided there are
two or more, in a matter of indifference
in this & all similar knots once the
process is uniform & continuous until all
the strands have been similarly treated.
Ropes used for sheets, shrouds, & standing rig-
ging will probably have 4 strands, and be
laid up as in B.p.131.
[Note] Alter the lay
but leave the rest of these
Each end is put through
the bight of the next part
to it. This is effected by
proceeding as in figs i, ii, iii,
& then pulling the last
end through the first bight as in fig iv. The
method on p 131. is correct but slow.
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