Originally Posted by DougTheElder
So...Does anyone besides me (sometimes) use a tensioner/shock absorber on their tarp's ridgeline?
I originally set mine up with one. After I took a good look at it, it seemed kind of redundant and took it off.
I pull the ridge lines very tight, then anchor the sides. Any sag at the ridge line is taken up by the side tensioners. Figure it saved a couple ounces without the ride line tensioner.