Author Topic: Santa Maria's (replica) Knots  (Read 3732 times)

Dan_Lehman

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Santa Maria's (replica) Knots
« on: March 17, 2009, 09:19:39 PM »
--at least, according to this URLink:

www.morethanknots.com/SM/Ashley_Table.html

(NB:  "Pruisic" isn't in Ashley, yes, but it should be 'Prusik',
also not verbally or functionally in ABOK , but IIRC,
the strcuture IS present, as a hitch for a sling in raising spars
(don't have the book at hand, but IIRC in the 2nnn range).)

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Sweeney

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Re: Santa Maria's (replica) Knots
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2009, 09:00:42 AM »
Quite right - the Prusik is ABOK #1763 (the Klemheist is illustrated as #1762 though again not named).

Dan_Lehman

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Re: Santa Maria's (replica) Knots
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2009, 10:41:43 PM »
Quite right - the Prusik is ABOK #1763 (the Klemheist is illustrated as #1762 though again not named).

Although this can get debatable vis-a-vis what IS a *knot*? issues:
i.e., although the geometry is present, Ashley gives no hint really of the
use of ascending a rope--of grip & release & re-grip ... repetition (arguably
an even greater gulf between the Crossing Knot and Mezzo Barcaiolo ("Munter")
hitch workings.   --just to highlight how the What is ...?  issue can have
some effect.

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