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  1. Thread: Rope

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    http://mytreelessons.com/images/port-Inline-force-...

    http://mytreelessons.com/images/port-Inline-force-thru-solid-supports-only.png
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    For screw links i prefer 7 screw threads, more than only 4 etc.
    >>Smaller diameter stock than standard carabiner...
  2. Thread: Rope

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    Another Best/required reading, free online...

    Another Best/required reading, free online production is Life-On-a-Line Dr. D.F.Merchant
    A very passionate plea for rescue correctness, and the means to do so!
    Constantly come back to Pure Inline...
  3. Thread: Rope

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    More hook imagery as decision making field...

    More hook imagery as decision making field guides:

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/48/Nip-and-carabiner-strength-guide-hook-imagery.png
  4. Thread: Rope

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    My 'hook' imagery of proper right angle support...

    My 'hook' imagery of proper right angle support of rope pull as ABoK shows as best
    >>Then multiple bearings (not solo) of pull for 'lengthwise' pulls as an errant angle of pull.
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    Replacing the...
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    Thoughts. . Between first flex of hinge and...

    Thoughts.
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    Between first flex of hinge and when it is fully committed to fall on own is what i refer to as 'first folding'.
    >>twilight between stand & fall, during which can temp spoof more...
  6. Thread: Rope

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    Important note, the eye can be fooled. A single...

    Important note, the eye can be fooled.
    A single Turn and Half Hitch has only 1 radian Pi power arc of Nip and Brake forces and Round Turn has 3 such power arcs. On the graph above jumping backwards...
  7. Thread: Rope

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    Finally found lost link remembered for what i...

    Finally found lost link remembered for what i think is very key vision into brakeForce mechanics on bollard type simple pipes like Porty. But would then extend to cranking capstan, why to always...
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    . i think it is most accurate to say that the...

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    i think it is most accurate to say that the geometry/ layout schematic gives the potentials of the mechanix.
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    The species and condition limits the amount of stresses that can be held and still...
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    Many tricks don't work best in all wood...

    Many tricks don't work best in all wood species/states like cheap/fast growing/thus weaker in trade/punky/weed species or otherwise compromised woods that overload before loading all of helpful...
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    Nice slow mo'! . i think at 'first folding'...

    Nice slow mo'!
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    i think at 'first folding' movement (that can cleanly continue on own) sets potential hinge strength.
    >>you can let it ride it out or lessen hinge (parts) with saw, sometimes...
  11. Thread: Rope

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    i did work to expand this body knowledge sense,...

    i did work to expand this body knowledge sense, and would often say aloud or just to self, well if the rope was pulling on me like that; at that balance point,it would feel like this, kill me like...
  12. Thread: Rope

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    Wish I had later pix, or even just more, like I...

    Wish I had later pix, or even just more, like I wish for tree werk.
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    Learned to listen to and tune force thru bod to orchestrate different effects. SUPREME CONCENTRATION in own space, almost...
  13. Thread: Rope

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    Many failures seen, or excessive loading wears...

    Many failures seen, or excessive loading wears placed by simply not grooming the geometry smooth.
    My hard knocks lessons make me shudder some, as relate to the excess loading strains etc.
    i wasn't...
  14. Thread: Rope

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    http://mytreelessons.com/images/ropeTheory-nip-1-s...

    http://mytreelessons.com/images/ropeTheory-nip-1-securing-to-round.png
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    http://mytreelessons.com/images/ropeTheory-timberh...

    http://mytreelessons.com/images/ropeTheory-timberhitch-lacing-strategies.png
  16. Thread: Rope

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    Round Turn and 2 Halves are a base reference...

    Round Turn and 2 Halves are a base reference point; almost an Anchor Hitch + Half.
    >>If line was very stiff/hard to work, especially older times; Round Turn and 2 Halves was called an Anchor Hitch...
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    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3...

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3e/Wiki_nip-rope-pinch-secures-self.png
  18. Thread: Rope

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    Knot base structure Crossed Turn is complication...

    Knot base structure Crossed Turn is complication to Round Turn to induce extra friction before the opposing half circles.
    Crossed Turn family has several related members with similar mechanix !
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  19. Thread: Rope

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    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0...

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/00/Wiki_2-half-hitches-security_2.png


    Ashley's Book of Knots lesson#1781 quotations on using 2 Half Hitches for safety.

    "Two half hitches...
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    Yes 2 turns in Round Turn to be clear. . In...

    Yes 2 turns in Round Turn to be clear.
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    In higher duty range go to chain.
    Wedge tight if needed and finish with large head roofing nail as stop pin then large head seats 45 from wedge to tree . ...
  21. Thread: Rope

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    i remember many things that stick like snapshots...

    i remember many things that stick like snapshots of pivotal benchmarks and mysteries.
    Some haunt as undigested nagging puzzles to decades later sort that is why the butcher did this, or dear Grandma...
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    Very Nice! . We generally had 2" wide ratchet...

    Very Nice!
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    We generally had 2" wide ratchet cargo straps that would use with Round Turn.
    Then preTighten; empty the drum of the ratchet strap while other hand 'pastes' strap to tree to 'hold...
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    Must need better bait!

    Must need better bait!
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    More Power to ya Bro! . Well Butch it was nice...

    More Power to ya Bro!
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    Well Butch it was nice fishing with ya,
    even tho we didn't get no bytes.
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    Butch, i hear they don't have any in that part of...

    Butch, i hear they don't have any in that part of the country.
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