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The Insurance Man From BA

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THE INSURANCE MAN FROM BA (R8x32) 3C (4C set) James (Jim) Stott Argentine Collection 2020

1- 8 1s+2s Set and Rotate
9-12 2s+1s+3s join hands on sides, set advancing, turn to right to Ladies facing up, Men facing down
13-16 2L followed by 1L+3L dance up and cast down Ladies's side while Men dance down and cast up Men's side. 3s and 2s end in 1st/3rd place, 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners (pstn)
17-20 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to face 2nd corners (pstn)
21-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners, 1s end in centre, left hands joined with partner right hands joined with 2nd corner (pstn)
25-28 1s+corners Balance-in-Line, retain LH and rotate ¼ anticlockwise to join RH with 3rd corners (pstn) and Balance-in-Line
29-32 1s turn LH 1¼ to end in 2nd place own side while 2s+3s set and cross RH to own sides. 213

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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