Library Gallery
Search using this query type:

Search only these record types:




Advanced Search (Items only)

Scripto | Transcribe Page

Log in to Scripto | Recent changes | View item | View file

Henry Bushby Transcription pages

VM533B94v3-p159.jpg

« previous page | next page » |

You don't have permission to transcribe this page.

Current Page Transcription [history]

159


scribed. ^though without service. However far it were continued
in the same manner it would still
be termed a Short Splice. The degree
of strength varies with the number of
times the ends are taken over & under,
and therefore when it is said that
a short splice is weak, it is necessary
to inquire what kind of short splice
is meant, whether the ends have been
whipped, whether service is employed,
& so forth. It is best to regard service as
protective rather than as a source of strength.
Uses: To join ropes or ends of the
same rope (as in making strops) when
it is not required that the rope so
spliced should run through a block or
eye, since a short splice, being greater
than the rope in diameter, would chafe
or jam.
Characteristics: This splice may have
any degree of strength, but weakens if

You don't have permission to discuss this page.

Current Page Discussion [history]