rig down


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rig down

vb
(Nautical Terms) (adverb) nautical to disassemble and stow
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"The Warehouse is quite a big space, you can get around 600 people in the main room and then you have got a mezzanine floor, but the guys have been busy bringing the lighting rig down and draping it out.
Nyetimber Classic Cuvee 2002 From: Sussex, ENG Alcohol: 12% Price: pounds 25.99 Retailer: exclusivel from Waitrose Tasting notes: Thi one's tangy tasting has split opinion rig down the middle.
When a pin works loose and shuts the rig down for four hours, he works his men to the bone, prompting Henry and Paul to hit the town when their shift's over.
Bowlegs also are perfect for a day on the 3-D course, providing a convenient alternative to using a belt hook or constantly putting your rig down in the dirt.
Geoff Chackel worked out line and set the rig down about 10 feet above the trout.
Thankfully, it cooled back down by the end of the job for rig down and demobilization.
The operator moves the rig down the row stopping to shear each tree in the left row before moving to the next tree.
"To think that this yard launched a giant oil rig down three slipways at once when everybody said it couldn't be done.
"Instead of a sinker, I tie a leadhead jig to the tag end of the line to pull the rig down, then tie a #214 Eagle Claw gold Aberdeen hook 8 to 15 inches above it.
To get this rig down to the strike zone take a 5-foot piece of 30-pound monofilament and attach a couple pounds of lead to one end then tie the other end to the back hook.