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    Senior Member cosmicmiami's Avatar
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    Opie's Ripped Off Tarp Setup

    No shame in this game. If you're not cheating you're not trying!!

    Thanks Opie for this setup idea.

    I used the 7/64 Amsteel Blue for this ridgeline. For me it is easier to handle and the little added weight doesn't bother me.

    I'm thinking of putting a gear bag on the ridgeline under the tarp. Kind of like the one in my hammock maybe a little bigger. Is that something that might get used or is it just gadgetry?
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    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

    Where did you get the knot bones? I've never been able to find them in stores.
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    I bought my knot bones directly from Nite-Ize here is the link. http://www.niteize.com/products/knotbone
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    Looks good!!!

    I hadnt thought of not wrapping the first point.... Should make things a bit smoother.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Knotty View Post
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

    Where did you get the knot bones? I've never been able to find them in stores.
    I found my knot bones at Lowes in a 4 pack with 25' of cord.

    Cheers

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    Senior Member cosmicmiami's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Knotty View Post
    Where did you get the knot bones? I've never been able to find them in stores.
    Yep, had to order online from NiteIze.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Knotty View Post
    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

    Where did you get the knot bones? I've never been able to find them in stores.
    Countycomm carries them also.

    http://www.countycomm.com/knotlock.htm
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    Very cool!!!!
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    Talking Bought 1, made 1.

    I bought my first single line tarp system from Opie and loved it so much that i've replicated it for a friend while we were in the woods. Like Brian, I found my Knot bones at Lowe's and the little things sure are handy! Hammockers sure are crafty people.

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