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    Tarp lines

    I have the WB BMNJ tarp and just got my Dutch flyz's. What I'm wondering is how long should the tie outs and the ridge line be? I know it somewhat depends on whether you use a CRL or just the tarp ends like WB shows in the vid. I'm a little stumped as to which way to go.

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    If you use tie outs on either end, 10-12' per end should be plenty. This is my preferred method.

    If you want a CRL, add the length of the tarp to the 10-12'ft per end.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cecilg View Post
    I have the WB BMNJ tarp and just got my Dutch flyz's. What I'm wondering is how long should the tie outs and the ridge line be? I know it somewhat depends on whether you use a CRL or just the tarp ends like WB shows in the vid. I'm a little stumped as to which way to go.

    Cecilg
    i have the same tarp along with tarp flyz and i just use tie outs on each end (made a locked brummel loop from zing-it on one end and larks headed it to the rings) instead of CRL and it's super simple and works great and as angrysparrow said in a different thread about the same thing, the BMJ likes to pitched taut and this method work great for that

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    Thanks guys. What about the length of the corner and side tie outs. Is 10 ft too long?

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    My side tie outs are usually between 6 and 10 feet. i don't like messing with a lot of line so i keep it to a minimum.
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    My side tie-downs are 8' long and that's always been enough to get to the ground and tie a trucker's hitch in it. I always use stakes though, so if you like to tie down to trees etc you might want to add a few feet...
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