Fly System

Fly System

This is where we’re performing our surgery. We’re removing the shackles, cutting the cable and then re-swaging new cable eyes. When doing this type of work, you MUST make sure to use the proper hardware and tools. You must also have the proper training. In...
Flying Bat

Flying Bat

Take a close look and you’ll see another set of tie line attached to the pulley. This tie line is set up just a clothes line. It’s tied to the bat’s pulley and pulls the pulley left and right. This pictures show all three lines traveling through...
Curtains and Drapes

Curtains and Drapes

Curtains hung “full” have a much, well, fuller look. Instead of stretching the cloth tight, it is partially bunched up on the pipe. In this photo, you can see the cloth is tied at the end and then tied again at the center of the cloth. But, it’s not...
Cable

Cable

The thimble is inserted into the loop to prevent kinking the cable. Any kinks in cable can lead to excessive wear and tear, thus allowing the cable to break. This is the business end of a “Nicopress” Compression Tool with a “Nicopress” Sleeve...
Ship’s Rail

Ship’s Rail

We had to try a couple of different methods to pull the railing up. We first tried using 1/8″ AC Cable. This didn’t work as we wished. (we also ran a little short.) So, we switched to black tie line. This proved to work very well. Tie line does stretch and...
Anything Goes Rigging

Anything Goes Rigging

Here we see Jeff and Elizabeth preparing Jenna for her trip. Hidden by her costume is the safety gear that secures Jenna to the unit.  She is belted in.Her shoulders are supported.Her legs lock over the unit. The frame of the structure is put together just like a...