Originally Posted by Dave41079
You could put a prussic on the line, wrap your line around the tree, then go through the loop of the prussic and pull the line back towards the tree to tension everything. Then tie a slippery half hitch or two on the backside of the prussic to keep it all tight. Should keep things taut, and not need any hardwear other than a loop of line. It will do the same thing as a figure 9, just won't be as fancy, and you'll have to tie a knot.
I have tried doing that, but found that for me it became difficult with such small line, and at one point started to hurt! That was the reason for asking about tensioners!
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