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    AHE tree saver straps stretch?

    How much stretch is there in the AHE tree saver straps? I'm sick of getting up to readjust or waking up with my butt on the ground in the morning.

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    I haven't experienced any noticeable stretch with AHE straps.
    Last edited by beep; 07-04-2010 at 17:47.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeepcachr View Post
    How much stretch is there in the AHE tree saver straps? I'm sick of getting up to readjust or waking up with my butt on the ground in the morning.
    What are yours made of?

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    +1 on the no stretch on Paul's wraps. Not to mention they are the lightest one's I've found.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeepcachr View Post
    How much stretch is there in the AHE tree saver straps? I'm sick of getting up to readjust or waking up with my butt on the ground in the morning.
    If you're using webbing with ring buckles the webbing may be slipping through the rings while loaded. If that's the case put a slippery half-hitch or two in the loose end. I have not had any stretch with the webbing I bought from Paul either. I'm about to buy some more.

    Or, maybe you're using something else and asking about how Paul's works??

    It is good stuff if that is the case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeepcachr View Post
    How much stretch is there in the AHE tree saver straps? I'm sick of getting up to readjust or waking up with my butt on the ground in the morning.
    We have both polypro and polyester, the polyester has 0 stretch, polypro has some give but will stretch out over use.
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    I have straps from Paul and have not had any stretch yet and I have used them for a while now!!!!

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    My AHE straps are long, slender, and tan. And they have no stretch marks.
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    I'm using whoopie slings and tie a slippery half hitch so I know those aren't slipping. The tree savers on the other hand stretch every time I hang them.

    I paid more for the stuff I used to make my straps than AHE charges to make straps. I'll prolly order some soon.

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    I used to have Clark Polypro tree straps and they would stretch noticeably after several hangs. I too would end up pretty low to the ground in the mornings.

    I recently switched out to Paul's polyester straps and will never go back! No stretch whatsoever. They are an AWESOME piece of workmanship.

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