Splicing Modern Ropes

A Practical Handbook

Author: Jan-Willem Polman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

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The time when every vessel going to sea made use of 3-strand rope has gone. Splicing that type of rope and cord is relatively straightforward. Nowadays the most common type of rope used on board yachts, dinghies, motorboats, working boats and ferries is braided rope. Few people have the knowledge to splice it, or even where to start. Splicing Modern Ropes is the first guide to this essential skill. It explains why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and how to go about it. With this skill, yachtsmen can customise their ropes, optimise their deck layout, taper their sheets for ease of handling, and splice an extra cover on their ropes to give better grip, avoid chafe and make them last longer. Using clear, step-by-step photography and detailed instructions, this book will guide readers through all the stages required to make strong, reliable splices.

Reeds Splicing Handbook

Author: Jan-Willem Polman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 128

View: 427

For any seafarer, splicing rope is an essential skill. But the traditional 3-strand rope is fast disappearing. So how do you splice braided rope? This is the definitive pocket-sized guide to all rope splicing techniques. Most of the techniques are quite easy to master – and also fun to do. See why splices are better – and stronger – than knots or shackles for joining or shortening rope, and follow the step-by-step photographs and clear instructions to find out how to splice efficiently. Containing step by step photos and clear instructions, this colourful and easy to follow aide memoire guides users every step of the way.

Knots, Splices and Rope Work

A Practical Treatise Giving Complete and Simple Directions for Making All the Most Useful and Ornamental Knots in Common Use

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Category: Knots and splices

Page: 102

View: 814

Knots, Splices and Rope Work

A Practical Treatise Giving Complete and Simple Directions for Making All the Most Useful and Ornamental Knots in Common Use, with Chapters on Splicing, Pointing, Seizing, Serving, Etc. Adapted for the Use of Travellers, Campers, Yachtsmen, Boy Scouts, and All Others Having to Use Or Handle Ropes for Any Purpose

Author: Alpheus Hyatt Verrill

Publisher:

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Category: Knots and splices

Page: 144

View: 485

Practical Knots and Ropework

Author: Percy W. Blandford

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 416

View: 179

Focusing on modern styles — many tailored to new synthetic ropes — this book untangles the secrets behind basic, joining, constricting, climber's, and many other knots. Over 290 illustrations.

Modern welding methods

oxy-acetylene, thermit, electric arc and resistance

Author: Victor Wilfred Pagé

Publisher:

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Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 292

View: 346

Sailing

a practical handbook

Author: Jeremy Evans

Publisher:

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Category: Catamarans

Page: 256

View: 344

A complete guide to sailing and racing dinghies, catamarans and cruisers.

The Modern Gasoline Automobile

Its Design, Construction, Operation and Maintenance; a Practical Comprehensive Treatise Explaining All Principles Pertaining to Gasoline Automobiles and Their Component Parts ...

Author: Victor Wilfred Pagé

Publisher:

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Category: Automobiles

Page: 1032

View: 238