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    Guy lines

    Hey I was wondering what is the best way to tie down my rainfly so that when the wind blows it still stays tight?
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    Do a search on this site for tarp tensioners. There's a couple ways to do it. Take a look and see which sounds best to you.

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    Hey ...I got a good bit of tarp info on my Hammock How To videos.
    The tarp part starts on PART 5.
    Hope it may help.
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    Believe in the power of the Shug! I still watch his videos to pick up all kinds of info.
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    Yeah Shug's videos are actually some of the first I came across when researching hammock camping.

    Very informational, and they're great for laughs, too! (Especially if you're a Slingblade fan. )

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    Another vote for Shug's videos. They really helped me out sifting through some of the lingo around here.

    Plus, the man likes his cue w/ good ol' vinegar based sauce. Of course, here in Eastern NC that's the only way to go.

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    One more vote for shug's videos. I found myself not able to go back to work I just wanted to keep watching!

    I'll also vote for ^shane^'s method, which is what I currently use.

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    I hope nobody watches his "fall" video first...may turn some newbies away after seeing that tragic episode

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    Shug has some great info out there. Another vote here....

    I will be testing my DIY tensioners this weekend that I made, see this thread.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...tarp+tensioner

    Suppose to be windy up at the Cheaha area, at Turnipseed camp...so we will see....
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