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Old 18-08-2015, 09:04 PM   #7
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Lightbulb Rope & Anchorage


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The Anchor Bend is a knot used for attaching a rope to a ring or similar termination.. Its name originates from the time when "bend" was understood to mean "tie to", and not restricted to knots that join rope ends..The knot is very similar to a round turn and two half hitches except that the first half hitch is passed under the turn.. In many everyday uses, the finishing half-hitch need not be made; alternatively, one might seek surer security by tying off the end with a Strangle knot to the standing part..This knot is actually a rearranged double overhand knot and makes up each half of the double fisherman's knot or grapevine knot is a bend, or a knot used to join two lengths of rope..Mailed my letter off to Dallas...


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An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or current.. The word derives from Latin ancora, which itself comes from the Greek ?????? (ankura)..The vessel is attached to the anchor by the rode, which is made of chain, cable, rope, or a combination of these..The earliest anchors were probably rocks, and many rock anchors have been found dating from at least the Bronze Age..The ancient Greeks used baskets of stones, large sacks filled with sand, and wooden logs filled with lead.. According to Apollonius Rhodius and Stephen of Byzantium, anchors were formed of stone, and Athenaeus states that they were also sometimes made of wood..Texas always seemed so big...

The Admiralty Pattern, "A.P.", or simply "Admiralty", and also known as "Fisherman", is the anchor shape most familiar to non-sailors..Handling and storage of these anchors requires special equipment and procedures..The Delta was developed in the 80s for commercialization by British marine manufacturer Simpson–Lawrence..The claw-shaped anchor was designed by Peter Bruce from the Isle of Man in the 70s..In recent years there has been something of a spurt in anchor design..The mushroom anchor is suitable where the seabed is composed of silt or fine sand..The Deadweight anchor relies solely on being a heavy weight.. It is usually just a large block of concrete or stone at the end of the chain..An anchor frequently appears on the flags and coats of arms of institutions involved with the sea, both naval and commercial, as well as of port cities and seacoast regions and provinces in various countries..But you know you're in the largest state in the union...On the Great Highland Bagpipe, the internal bore is conical: it is this that gives the chanter its exceptional volume..
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anchor
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