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A long-haired, slender brush used in precision painting.
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The event was one of several the community--also known as parachute riggers, or PRs--held Navywide in September.
Steve added: "Everybody is aware of the skills shortage in the offshore and onshore sectors and it is great to see that Sulzer is tackling this head on by taking on improvers and essentially giving them the opportunity to gain the experience they need to become fully competent riggers."
He begins this way: "While it's difficult to pinpoint exactly when arena rigging began, it's a pretty safe bet it started with the touring ice shows in the early to mid-60s." Starting with a bit of history about the early days of rock and roll touring, when riggers hauled the hoists to the beams, he goes on to describe how to hang a point in a leisurely, clear, and friendly way, as if he were sitting on a rigging road box telling a bunch of young stagehands how arena riggers have done their job for decades.
"I thought no more of it - until one day I received a letter saying there was going to be a 'Riggers' reunion.
For years, Marine and Army parachute riggers in Okinawa have been combining efforts to conduct joint parachute rigging operations in the Pacific.
Riggers remove the main topgallant mast from Nelson''s flagship HMS Victory at Portsmouth''s Historic Dockyard
Before wartime expansion, fitters and riggers did their initial course at No.
He stops to watch, though the riggers initially pretend not to notice him.
Oil Riggers (8.00pm) Wayne's best rigger, Junior, lets him down when he fails to show up for work, and Justin, the Big Dog rig's boss, sends his 'worm' on a trip up the derrick to do a spot of cleaning.
Yesterday, Jake Molloy, of offshore workers' union OILC, said riggers were increasingly nervous about helicopter travel.
None of the three riggers thought to inquire how pumps normally got delivered--a move that ultimately would have saved BM2 Curly a lot of pain.
The supplies for the mission, coming from Logistical Support Area Anaconda, were packed and rigged for drop by parachute riggers of the 600th Quartermaster Company from Fort Bragg, N.C.