Originally Posted by copleycw
How tight do I need to go?
I do mine just hand tight. I use mine a lot in hammock demos so I take it up and down a lot. I just put it up in my living room tonight to do a quick tarp comparison
How permanent do you want this stand to be?
1) Add lubricant
2) Use tools (depending on how tight you want it to be)
I don't use tools, just my hands.