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as far as the other side of the ends of [1?] again
(6 turns in fig 5) and relay it
a long splice (fig 6), ^stretch thoroughly. In the case of
shroud laid rope, the distances will be
fourths of the circumference instead of
thirds; an additional strand will have
to be unlaid & re laid & the heart will
have to be cut down to the precise cir-
cumference of the grommet.
Uses: See p. 193.
Characteristics: This method, believed
to be original, has two advantages:
It wastes no rope, and the lay is
easily preserved because never more than
one strand is unlaid at a time. It
takes but little longer than the ordi-
nary method (p. 191.) and in unpracticed
hands leads to far more satisfactory
results. The grommet
hawser, long-spliced into a ring, but
without the waste of rope involved
in an ^
a perfect lay is obtained tends to make
it stronger than the
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