Originally Posted by TeeDee
Probably - but that just means that you have to be more careful - that 3 to 1 advantage can be trouble - you pull 50 lbs and exert 150 lbs on the tarp tie outs.
Something to think about.
If you are using tarp tensioners it would be really easy not to put too much force on them. Just pull it out so that there is an inch or so left for the tensioner to stretch.