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Coil for short ropes to be carried on
horseback, such as Headstall ropes etc.
To make: Lay the rope
as in fig1, and let
c d be
not more than ^about
the length of 1/10th of the
rope. ^if all the rope is to be wound up. If the end a
is required to be long c d
must ^may be shorter
in proportion. The length of the end b is
determined by the position of c. Wind a
round as indicated till the bight at d
is nearly covered. Then put a through the
bight in the direction of the arrow and
pull b from a. ^(fig 2.) To undo, pull a back through the bight.
Uses: for convenience in carrying short
ropes, especially on horseback. For boat fenders.
Characteristics: A form of whipping, which
can be resolved into a timber hitch.
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