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Carry a small folding grappling anchor with rode and trip line. Hook the grapple under the wire and take the strain. Lower your bower and wiggle it free. Lower the cable on the grapple until nearly on the bottom to reduce tension, then trip the grapple.

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In the good ol' days, a pirate would draw his cutlass and with one swift stroke...

Oh, never mind.

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