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The Method of putting on (apart from
the bights) is called "Cross Lashing" H. 35.ii.B
Used for the cords on Drum Major's
dress canes; (A.&N..S.list.1058)
and see T.B.ii.37 for handling big ropes by pushing
against a cross bar, thus:-
Of course the knot is tight when the strain is on
* Fig 5 (a Studdingsail halliard strop. N. 105) shows the application of a
selvagee to a horizontal spar in connec-
tion with a rope with a knot at the
end. A second stop may be put at a. Fig
6 shows the application to an upright post
or mast. The doubled bight at the back
should be well above the level of the
hook in front. Fig 7 shows
th a method
of using a selvagee to support a rope in
connection with a toggle. (N.227.p59.) This
contrivance is used for tackles used in
setting up lower rigging.
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