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Peel To A Diamond [C2]
  
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Peel To A Diamond -- [C2]
   (Bill Trench 1973)
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From an applicable 2 x 2 or an applicable "Z" (such as the "Z" obtained from a Wave after the Ends Fold).

Leaders Peel Off | Trail Off, as Trailers (Step Ahead if necessary) & Hinge.

A non-T-Bone ends in a Diamond.

From Tandem Couples:
 

 
before
Peel To A Diamond
 after

From a "Z":
 

 
before
Peel To A Diamond
 after

From a Mini-Wave Box:
 

 
before
Trail To A Diamond
 after

From a T-Bone Box:
 

 
before
Trail To A Diamond
 after

Peel Off [Plus] (Howard Liffick 1962): From an applicable 2 x 2 (usually a Mini-Wave Box or Tandem Couples) or a "Z". As one movement, Leaders flip away (180°) from the center of the 4-dancer formation and step forward if necessary as the Trailers step forward if necessary and U-Turn Back by turning away from the center of the 4-dancer formation. A Non-T-Bone starting formation always ends in a Line.

Trail Off [A2] (Jim Gammalo 1962): From an applicable 2 x 2 (usually a Mini-Wave Box or Tandem Couples) or "Z". As one movement, Leaders step forward if necessary, run (180° toward the center of the 4-dancer formation) & veer out as the Trailers step forward if necessary and Trade (passing left-shoulders if facing the same direction). A Non-T-Bone starting formation always ends in a Line. In particular, a Mini-Wave Box ends in a Two-Faced Line, and Tandem Couples end in a One-Faced Line. Trail Off is a Cross Peel Off.

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