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The Islesburgh Reel

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THE ISLESBURGH REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Gary Coull

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, cast, turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set to and turn 1st corners RH, set to and turn 2nd corners LH finishing in middle facing down/up
17-24 1s change places RH, cast to Right (M down round 3M, L up round 2L) into 2nd place own sides, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2nd corners to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s set twice, 1s turn RH 1½ times to 2nd place own sides

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

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