The Rogue's Yarn Archives for February of 2020

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Pulling on Lines

Pulling on Lines

Published 02/07/2020

Purchases: Using the principles of blocks (the technical term for pulley) and tackle to create mechanical advantage. In the photo, a simple 2:1 purchase is attached to a 6:1 purchase creating a 12:1 purchase. This means that a user will pull 12’ of line through point C in order to move point A 1 foot and will...