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Date:         Sat, 26 Aug 2006 02:41:40 -0400
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From:         "John A. Wolf dba/BONEHENGE MUSIC" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:      Re: of pig-sticks
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John A. Wolf dba/BONEHENGE MUSIC 1247 McKinley Ave. Rock Hill, Mo. 63119-1161 Phone: (314) 962-3266 Fax: (314) 968-9466 e-mail: [log in to unmask] website: Dear catters: Is it necessary to use a pig-stick to fly a burgee? I'm planning to buy an Assn. pennant, and my M-18 has a flag halyard w/ cleat on forestay. I figured on attaching the halyard to the eyes on the burgee itself....wrong? Yours Sincerely, John A. Wolf Rock Hill, St. Louis County, MO. On Aug 25, 2006, at 3:41 PM, john parker wrote: > I have a pig-stick from bete-fleming as well, this is how I > attached mine: > one end is held with a bow-line on the brass eye and the other end > is attached with a rolling hitch in that skinny -carved- out part, > of the stick, to help hold it. > > john > > > On Aug 25, 2006, at 10:04 AM, Ken Katz wrote: > > >> Dear cat pack members, >> >> With my new Bete-Fleming pig-stick in hand, I tried to figure >> out the method of pig-stick use to no avail. I have checked the >> archives in which pig-sticks have been described, but that didn't >> help either. To wit: the Bete-Fleming straight wood shaft non- >> fouling piggie has one eye-screw on the base. From this I surmise >> that only one-attachment is made between the burgee halyard and >> the pig-stick? If so, then what? I can imagine hauling it up to >> the top-mast cheek-block, but not how to get it upright with only >> one attachment at the base. I admit a lack of imagination, but I >> am very eager to have my CBA burgee flying this weekend. >> >> >> thanks >> >> ken >> >> >> >> >> > >

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