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This is a US Army Textbook used to instruct non-engineer troops in the construction and use of various aspects rigging that can be used to move materials and personnel. It includes basics such as knots, fabrication care and use of cable and wire ladders, rope bridges, block and tackle systems, fabrication of tripods and shears, and monkey-boards and derricks. Also covers nunerous techniques for cribbing, jacking, lashing, splicing,and hoisting.

Abridged and formatted by a US Navy Veteran for reading on electronic devices, this is another must have for any amature scout or rigger's bookshelf, it includes numerous high quality illustrations in an easy to follow format!

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