Monday, September 13, 2010

Informational videos from APS's rigging department...

Ever wonder how to properly terminate the end of your lines, make a standard whiplock or a fancy flemish eye?

Well you’re in luck! We have new videos brought to you by our rigging department showing how to do just that.

Please enjoy these brief 'How to' videos and be sure to check back for more in the future.



How to make a standard whiplock...

Using whipping twine and splicing needles, a whiplock locks in the core of the line preventing non-load movement.



How to make a flemish eye...

For those that are unfamiliar with a flemish eye, it’s basically an eye formed at the end of a rope by dividing the strands and lying them over each other. Great for attaching a halyard.


3 different methods for line termination...

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