By Brion Toss
Combining and updating the popular Rigger's Apprentice and Rigger's Locker,
The whole Rigger's Apprentice can also be a free-roaming choice of worthwhile principles and tips about every thing from supplementing winches with block and take on, to rigging snubbers at anchor, to utilizing pantyhose for an emergency fanbelt. in brief, it is the definitive e-book at the paintings of rigging, written through its so much wonderful practitioner.
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