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    Great idea, also reduces the amount of line needed(lighter), looking forward to pics tonight.

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    i tried this sorta.when i made my single ucr suspension i had one to tension the ucr
    is this the basic idea?

    [IMG][/IMG]

    did not work to good as ucr tensioner.if you bump it it would loosen.may work with the steady pressure of a tarp.worth a try
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    here is a good knot you could use.also you could tie a small whoopie,intead of the whipping.i think the whipping is more versatile,as you can adjust your loop size and location more.

    [IMG][/IMG]

    just thought of this knot a couple days ago for guy lines /tarp ridgelines,and non hollow braid lines.
    instead of whipping you could potentially use a small tube,like a piece of a pen shaft
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    Quote Originally Posted by lonetracker View Post
    here is a good knot you could use.also you could tie a small whoopie,intead of the whipping.i think the whipping is more versatile,as you can adjust your loop size and location more.

    [IMG][/IMG]

    just thought of this knot a couple days ago for guy lines /tarp ridgelines,and non hollow braid lines.
    instead of whipping you could potentially use a small tube,like a piece of a pen shaft
    bill

    Sort of, except I'm gonna put the stopper knot on a loop of bungie that I can lark's head onto my tarp. Also instead of using a whoopie type bury or whipping or whatever you're showing with the blue lines there, I'm gonna do one of those slip loops like are used in nacrabiners.

    nice diagram.
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    Okay, I made a diagram. See if this helps explain it better than my words...



    Whaddya think?

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    Looks like it would work....

    Your main issue will be the constrictor letting loose. Even the slightest bump on the unloaded end and it will slide loose.
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    mundele,that looks like a good attachment system.i think the bungee will help it stay in tension,and not release.good thinkin.let us know either way please.

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    Opie was right about it slipping. I did a test with a whoopie sling leaving one side of the bury unloaded and bumping it only slightly caused it to slip. Maybe the standard prusik's are the better way...

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