Originally Posted by Panama Snail
I'm a newbie, just got my HH at Trail Days. I bought an 8x10 tarp on the trail to replace the stock rainfly as I didn't know to tie to the trees. I like having the extra coverage but have a hard time getting the tarp tight. I've been hanging it diagonal and am wondering what the best way would be. I don't know one knot from another, my brother in law showed me how to put a loop in the rope to thread through and that does seem to tighten things up
better, any help would be appreciated.
Myself, as well as quite a few members here use the figure 9 rope tighteners.
They really make it so simple to hang the tarp. Here's a thread:
The small size is all you need.
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