Conveying wood from a loading point to an unloading point; The distance wood is transported; Principal machine in a sawmill, used for the initial breakdown of logs by sawing along the grain. Logs are first cut into cants on the head rig before being sent on to other saws for further processing. Also known as head saw.
A tug on the fly line to increase its speed during the pickup, the back cast, or the forward cast. The speed translates to weight, thus loading the rod with more flex and propelling the line further and easier.