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 Rigging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rigging (Anglo-Saxon wrigan or wrihan, to clothe) denotes a ship's apparatus of spars (including both masts and yards), sails and cordage, by which the force of the wind is used to move the hull against the resistance, and with the support, of the water.
Rigging also includes a ship's davits, the straight or curved pieces of wood or metal that hold boats carried along the bulwarks.
The basis of all rigging is the mast, whether it be composed of one or of many pieces of wood or metal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rigging   (3699 words)

 Rigging (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Field Rigging - when crane operators, riggers and rigging superintendents design and execute the heavy transportation and heavy lifting on a construction project.
rigging of theatrical productions which is done by a person known as a rigger a gaffer or a grip.
The purported act (possibly an urban legend) between 2 homosexual males where a submissive partner swallows a rasher of bacon tied to a length of string which is not swallowed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rigging_(disambiguation)   (210 words)

Each length of rigging wire is fitted to the exact length required with an eye spliced in each end holding a thimble or iron ring grooved on the outside to take the wire.
A boom may be rigged outboard for securing ships' boats alongside clear of the ship, or to hold clear the wire of a sounding machine, etc. The ropes holding in position are called guys.
Running rigging includes all ropes, wires, etc, employed aloft which work through blocks, or which are used to shift the position of spars and other gear.
www.gwpda.org /naval/br82704.htm   (1290 words)

 Rigging, Book 14 of The Windsurfing Bible
Understand, however, that a properly rigged sail or a correctly adjusted mast-base, centerboard, or fin can make the difference between having a great time windsurfing and having a rotten time.
We start this section to ensure your grin, and to start the rig's heart beating, by fine-tuning your RAF or camber-induced sail for greatest efficiency, which translates into ease of sailing.
Rigging and Other Adjustments is not yet available.
www.windsurfingbible.com /18rigging.htm   (241 words)

 Rigging: Concert Series
The 700-HP is designed to be rigged using the professional components included in the MRK-700 rigging kit.
This optional rigging kit is available installed at the factory or as a field upgrade.
The 600-HP is designed to be rigged directly to MICA or the MG-MICA grid using the professional components included in the MRK-600 rigging kit.
www.meyersound.com /products/quickfly/concert_series.htm   (988 words)

 Sapsis Rigging Press Releases
In addition to providing rigging for all lighting and sound equipment, two gongs are flown, along with a musician, to a height of approximately 65 feet where they are played during the performance.The gongs are 8' and 4' in diameter and weigh several hundred pounds apiece.
Sapsis Rigging, Inc. recently completed the move of two 200 million year old dinosaurs for the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, PA. Weighing in at several thousand pounds, the two fossils (a Plesiosaur and an Ichthyosaurus) were moved to a holding area to allow work on their exhibit area.
SAPSIS RIGGING was recently engaged by general contractors Morse Diesel to construct a metal sculpture at the British Airways Terminal at JFK Airport.
www.sapsis-rigging.com /News.html   (3563 words)

 Rigging Seminars for riggers and rigging companies; lighting, sound, stage, and scenery companies; inspectors, ...
Rigging Seminars for riggers and rigging companies; lighting, sound, stage, and scenery companies; inspectors, consultants, engineers, and architects; contractors and installers; venue owners and managers; college and university students, staff, and profe
For rigging to be safe, riggers must understand not only the equipment, but also the engineering principles.
Rigging accidents are always life-threatening and can be catastrophic, resulting in legal action against the riggers, the venue, the manager, manufacturer, installer, and operator of rigging equipment, regardless of the cause.
www.riggingseminars.com   (161 words)

 Untitled Document
Rigging is the most time consuming of any crane operation and represents the single most hazardous potential of crane operation.
Nylon slings are susceptible to damage by sharp corners on the item to be rigged.
Rigging should be checked by lifting the load a few inches off the ground to ensure that no swing develops and that the load is completely secure.
www.camd.lsu.edu /msds/TrainingTest/crane/slide5.htm   (297 words)

 Technorati Tag: rigging
Rigging Equipment and Supplies Air bearing kits - the perfect addition to your rigging toolbox.
Rigging Specialists Over thirty years of experience in the rigging industry resulting in awards of excellence for workmanship, quality and safety.
Rigging Manufacturer Specialized in riggings such as shackles, clips, turnbuckles, hooks, rings, springs, pulleys, chains and so on.
www.technorati.com /tag/rigging   (476 words)

 BoatUS BoatTECH Guides: Rigging
A lot of sailors feel that if their rig is at the cutting edge of technology, then it's a "sealed for life" system.
The whole rig needs to be inspected regularly, since very fine tolerances are involved and many of the lightweight materials used to improve a boat's performance are deceptively brittle.
It is suggested that the rig be inspected once a year to avoid a possible failure the following season.
www.boatus.com /boattech/rigging.htm   (1225 words)

 Reed Rigging, Inc. | Production
By not having to plan lighting, sound, scenery, or video, Reed Rigging stays focused on the most important details of rigging.
Reed Rigging's design process begins with the creation of accurate rigging plans that employ the use of structural engineering principles and formulas.
This attention to detail is the reason for Reed Rigging's well-known reputation for consistency and reliability.
www.reedrigging.com /production.htm   (107 words)

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As the running rigging ean hardly be discussed apart from the sails, I propose to leave it until I deal with them.
Most books on Clipper Ship Building give a very clear idea of the standing rigging required, and it is not on this part of the subject that I should be disposed seriously to quarrel with them.
But of what I consider to be really practical systems of fitting the running rigging, and working the sails, I have seen not one in any of the books I have come across.
www.swcp.com /usvmyg/squarerig/sq3.htm   (2487 words)

 Boat builder news letter #15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rigging means putting the spars and related equipment in position so the boat is ready for sailing.
Rigging also means these items as a functional unit once installed in the boat and made operational.
With the basic information presented, we think you will be able to completely outfit and rig your sailboat with ease and confidence.
www.glen-l.com /weblettr/webletters-2/webletter15.html   (3159 words)

 Rigging seminars are taught by engineer Harry Donovan and theatre and entertainment professional Jay Glerum
He's organized arena rigging into a few simple engineering principles, practical rules of thumb, and safe working techniques that are immediately useful to all riggers and managers.
During that time he has been a stagehand, designed scenery and lighting, taught technical theatre at several universities, consulted on numerous theatre and television studio projects, and worked as a systems designer for a major theatre equipment company.
He is president of Jay O. Glerum and Associates, Inc., a firm specializing in theatre consulting, rigging inspections, and accident investigation for the entertainment industry.
www.riggingseminars.com /instruct.html   (275 words)

 Marlinspike Ropes Knots and Rigging
Darcy Lever compiled the text for "a young gentleman whose inclination that time led him to the choice of sea-faring life," and the author latter expanded its contents for the general use of young officers in the Royal Navy and East India Company.
Starting with a precise explation of the principle of rigging, the text proceeds to a well defined account of the ship operation through the effect of the wind on it sails.
Tacking, use of compass, the art of swinging a ship at single anchor, casting and numerous other aspects of seamanship receive close attention and clear definitions.
www.seatalebooks.com /marlinspike.htm   (470 words)

 Stage Rigging
When your plans call for motorized rigging, TSC can manufacture and install various types of motorized rigging engineered specifically to your specifications.
TSC’s motorized rigging systems are used for a variety of reasons, with safety our primary concern.
Motorized rigging is being used in schools, churches, auditoriums and performing arts centers throughout the country.
www.texasscenic.com /rigging.html   (370 words)

 The Carpenter Group
This commitment is exemplified by the inspection and testing of customer rigging and hardware, as well as on-going safety training seminars showing you how to recognize unsafe rigging practices.
As full line rigging lofts, we manufacture our own wire rope slings, flat web nylon slings, polyester round slings, Twin-Path® high performance slings, welded alloy chain slings as well as various types of wear protection to protect customer slings from abrasion or cutting.
Fall protection is a very important aspect of our rigging business as we supply harnesses, lanyards, lifelines and all types of tie-off hardware and shock absorbers for all applications.
thecarpentergroup.com   (369 words)

Vehicle Control Rig cyberware is an interface that hooks up the midbrain and spinal column to a highly specialised simsense processor and control interfaces.
The vehicle control rig is designed to make full use of the human sensorium, including pain; while this can cause temporary side effects that are identical to being stunned, this is seen as a risk of getting good performance.
Riggers who customize their machines to avoid pain signalling lose their extra initiative dice, since it is the level of realism presented by the potential of the sensation of hurting that brings their performance up and allows the adrenal stimulators to function.
www.amurgsval.org /shadowrun/rigging.html   (5712 words)

 Open Directory - Business: Arts and Entertainment: Tools and Equipment: Rigging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hoffend and Sons, Inc. - Manufacturer of rigging and hoist equipment for school auditoriums, performing arts centers and sports arenas.
Icarus Rigging - Rigging and flying design, service and installation for the theatrical, concert, motion picture and themed entertainment industries.
United Staging and Rigging, Inc. - Full service providers of rigging and staging for arena, theater, film, television and special events.
dmoz.org /Business/Arts_and_Entertainment/Tools_and_Equipment/Rigging   (726 words)

 Sailboat Rigging
Our rigging shop has been the premier shop for all your needs for the last 20 years.
With the ability to swage up to 5/8" wire or splice any line you can imagine we can handle all your rigging needs.
Use this easy to use table to estimate your new standing rigging.
www.newjsi.com /rigging.aspx   (101 words)

 VC Performance Rigging - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We apply a combined total of over 40 years of sailing and rigging experience, having found success at all levels from the smallest dinghies to grand prix offshore sailing.
Our rigging products are assembled using only the best materials and techniques available today.
VC Performance Rigging now offers a complete selection of rigging products and services for purchase on-line.
www.vcperformancerigging.com /m/_general   (282 words)

 Book Store
It has thousands of knots, splices etc; everything you will ever need for rigging a square rigger or any other vessel that does not require wire rigging.
Wire splicing, deadeyes and lanyards, anything having to do with rigging is in here with good instructions on how to do it.
It has just about everything you should know to rig a late 18th century or early 19th century square rigger.
www.theageofsail.com /book_store.htm   (780 words)

 Brion Toss Yacht Riggers, Sailboat Rigging
We are located in the historic seaport of Port Townsend, WA within a stone's throw of shipwrights, sail lofts, machinists, a canvas shop, and a full service haul out facility.
Blending the ageless wisdom of traditional rigging with the materials and applications of modern day, we work with the client to provide complete rigging services of the highest standard.
We are so gosh-darn busy with rigging jobs that we can only hold these classes this year.
www.briontoss.com   (170 words)

 Upshaw Rigging Services, INC. - Full Service Rigging   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Upshaw Rigging Services, Inc. is a full service rigging company.
Our family has more than 50 years of experience in the rigging industry.
We understand the complex details of this business and how important this decision is to you.
www.upshawrigging.com   (146 words)

Most Rigging involves hanging things over other people.
Remember this, your rigging is only as strong as the weakest link.
In other words, if you use cable that can hold a thousand pounds and a piece of chain that is rated for 500 pounds, then the whole thing can only hold 500 pounds.
www.hstech.org /howto/rigging.htm   (131 words)

 Design Arguments for the Existence of God [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
The Republican Party filed suit against Caputo, arguing he deliberately rigged the ballot to favor his own party.
If we already know, for example, that there exist beings capable of rigging a lottery, then design inferences can enable us to distinguish lottery results that merely happen from lottery results that are deliberately brought about by such agents.
Similarly, if we already have adequate reason to believe that God exists, then design inferences can enable us to distinguish features of the world that merely happen from features of the world that are deliberately brought about by the agency of God.
www.iep.utm.edu /d/design.htm   (8076 words)

 Rigging by Rhino Rigging
Rhino Rigging L.L.C. is a work-at-height solutions company.
Partners in a range of industries depend on Rhino's expertise to mitigate fall hazards and provide cost-effective solutions.
We have an extensive selection of quality rigging and fall arrest equipment to rent.
www.rhinorigging.com   (156 words)

 SLINGMAX® Rigging Products - Official Site - Twin-Path® Slings
The SLINGMAX® Organization is a worldwide team of 40 full-service locations which fabricate the most advanced rigging products on the market today.
Our Rigging "Solutions" include Twin-Path® Extra Slings with K-SPEC® Core Yarn, capable of lifting up to 250 tons each.
Besides ergonomically superior High Performance Synthetic Slings and Multi-part Wire Rope Slings, we also provide training and rigging accessories, including protection for slings and loads.
www.slingmax.com   (111 words)

 :: Arts :: Performing Arts :: Stunts :: Rigging
Branam Enterprises - Rigging systems for the film and entertainment industry.
Wildsplice Rigging - Providing services to the theatre, film and circus industries.
Unusual Rigging - Rigging, suspension and automation for theatre, film and television.
www.localadsearch.com /Arts/Performing_Arts/Stunts/Rigging   (195 words)

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