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serve over the spun yarn as in
fig 1. A slight strain on the
splice while being served is de-
Uses: To splice any form of rope
& ropes of unequal sizes. As a substi-
tute for shroud knots.
Characteristics: A short splice
with many strands (represented by
the foxes) but the strands are tucked
(or may be) more often than in a
short splice and marling of the
frayed ends adds additional security.
The splice should bulge only slightly
beyond the circumference of the rope.
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