Originally Posted by blackd
Might i suggest that instead of amsteel you pick up a string hammock (bought one for the yard at canadian tire for about 10 bucks) and hang it above your tarp? Same effect as the more expensive amsteel but lighter and much cheaper and it saves you having to weave it together. Easily spread out to act as a net with a couple tie outs.
It would be much cheaper but then your defeating the whole idea behind the strength of the amsteel for protection from widow makers. Regular cordage for netting just doesn't compare to the strength of amsteel. But anything is better than nothing I guess.