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    Senior Member engine386's Avatar
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    Any reason not to use this?

    I am planning on using the tech line, from DIY gear, on my two piece ridge line on my tarp. Am I correct in assuming this will be "robust" enough for this purpose? I only ask b/c I only notice people using it for guy lines

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    Should be fine. I am using tech line for my structural ridge line. If it works for that it'll work for your tarp!

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    Other than it possibly being stronger than your tarp fabric? No, not really.

    The 1.9mm is rated to 480 lbs; the 1.2mm to 285. I'd say that'll hold up just fine against pretty much anything a tarp can throw at it.
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    The tarp will give before the line does.
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    Senior Member engine386's Avatar
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    thats what I figured...thanks for confirming it.

    hiknhanger-good idea about using it for the structural ridgeline too

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