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    Quote Originally Posted by A.Bottoms View Post
    i just leave my cords attached, for every thing else i use one of these

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...ad.php?t=68766
    Great solution and priced right too!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Algonz View Post
    I larks head a hair tie onto the guy out point them figure eight hank the line and pull it through. I find it easier than whipping the line with its self and also a bit neater. I figure eight my extra line and keep it together with a hair tie. That goes in my stake bag with a little towel to wipe the tarp if wet.
    I do the exact same thing but with a ranger band.

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    I figure-8 hank mine and they stay on the tarp. My tree straps go in the top pocket of my pack usually.

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    I use the wrap loosely around the hand technique. Then I take the last few inches and figure 8 it but I keep a finger in the top so it stay nice and neat. Pull a bight through the top loop, then take the last length through the bight. Pull tight and its not going anywhere. Very fast to open up and its not tangled.

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    For extra cordage, I bring a little sunglasses bag with spools used out of magnesium rods from firesteel.com. I've got one with 7/64" amsteel, bankline, a. sinew, and some snare/bailing wire. I also keep a bunch of hemp wrapped around my Hoodlum.


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    thats what i love about my hh hex fly the little pockets are genius!

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    These are some neat solutions.

    I really like that tyvek!

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    I leave the lines on the tarp. NO wrapping or figure-8'ing, or looping or bags or nothing. I just flip the lines onto the tarp then roll up the tarp. Hardly ever tangles.
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    Re: Cord Stowing

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    I kept seeing those on the PIF and wondered what Pawn Bags were...now I know! Cool idea!
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