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A sling positioned around the centre of a barrel or ships boat.

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BARREL

A unit of liquid volume of petroleum oils equal to 42 U.S. gallons or approximately 35 Imperial gallons.

CRAB

A winch used for raising the leeboard which has a barrel fir pulling in the staysail sheets.

PAWLS

Iron fingers that click into notches in the barrel on a winch to prevent roll-back.

RUFFLE

A part of the anchor winch. This is a serrated iron ring attached to the barrel, to which the pawl is applied to prevent backruns of the anchor chain

BARREL BUOY

A buoy having the shape of a barrel or cylinder floating horizontally, usually for special purposes, including mooring.

BARREL

The cylindrical portion of a firetube boiler shell that surrounds the tubes.

CRIMP CONNECTER

Light duty compressible fittings used to join low voltage DC circuitry. Available in spade or barrel type male to female configurations.

CRIMP TERMINAL

Light duty compressible fittings used to join low voltage DC circuitry. Available in spade or barrel type male to female configurations.

DRAWKNIFE

A two handed carpentry tool similar to a large spokeshave used to shape spindles, shafts and barrel staves.

BBL

Barrel a term of measure referring to 42 gallons of liquid at 600 degrees.
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