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    Senior Member chickenwing's Avatar
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    Average Tarp guy line length

    Need some help. What is the average length of the guy lines for your tarp? Also what line do you use for guys? Inquiring minds want to know!
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    I use Speer No-tangle lines about 10' long
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    Length wise I make sure I have enough to setup in porch mode for the corners, center & door lines are shorter. I use 1.25mm Z-Line from ZPacks.

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    I use 1.75mm Zing-it for everything except the hmock suspension. Overkill for most things but it's easier to have one do-it-all line.
    As to length, I use 6' guy lines on one side and 10' on the other. That gives me the option of setting up on the side of a steep slope or tying out one side to other trees for a porch mode setup.
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    I use 8ft lengths of Zing-it for everything except the doors, which are 3 ft sections of shock cork with cord locks and mitten hooks. The panel pulls are shock corded together with a 8ft length of Zing-it off of the shock cord.

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    4ft for all except the corners which are 10 ft for porch mode.

    I use 1mm poly sheathed marine dyneema.

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    8' 3 season
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    lash-it (amsteel?)

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    8', 1.75 Zing-it, with a loop on each end, continuous loop prussiks attached to the tie-outs, and with tubing tensioners.
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    8' on corners. 12' for side panel pulls.

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    6' on four corners. That's it.

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