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Description: It also gave the cold, wet sailor something to catch onto as the rope slipped through their numbing fingers. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate. For the demonstration, a U-shaped piece of metal strip was used instead and three turns of rope were used in each direction. The Turk's-head diagram consists of a single line; the common monkey's fist diagram has three separate lines, which are best represented by three interlocking circles, in the best Ballantine tradition. Eric Eichenberger is an avid outdoorsman, skilled marksman, and former certified range officer and instructor with nearly 40 years experience handling and repairing firearms.