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    Thanks for the thoughts. Seems most here are against the mule strap idea.
    My 13' poly straps are heavy, and I saw this as a means to help lighten the load...

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    13 feet?!?! You can probably get away with 8 feet total!

    Speaking of which, it's probably possible to use a tapered webbing sling. Since the back of the tree has more forces put on it then the front. (I think, correct me if I'm wrong).

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    I pack a six and a four poly 1". Sometime a six and a ten, which doubles as a dog lead.
    Come to think of it, I should tie the 6&4 together to use as the dog lead.

    I made a set of 6' mule tape straps for my seven year old, she weighs nothing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by photosenior View Post
    Thanks for the thoughts. Seems most here are against the mule strap idea.
    My 13' poly straps are heavy, and I saw this as a means to help lighten the load...
    Thank you for reconsidering the mule tape. Those Harbor Freight straps are worth a look, they are crazy light compared to some other straps I have.
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    Thank you all for the thoughts! Redoleary- Harbor Freight carries many traps, which ones are you talking about? Thanks again,
    Ben

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    Quote Originally Posted by photosenior View Post
    Thank you all for the thoughts! Redoleary- Harbor Freight carries many traps, which ones are you talking about? Thanks again,
    Ben
    Probably these ones that he referred to earlier. Now only if I can find some in a different color....

    http://www.harborfreight.com/set-of-...aps-67386.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redoleary View Post
    Thank you for reconsidering the mule tape. Those Harbor Freight straps are worth a look, they are crazy light compared to some other straps I have.
    Red: Would you say they are lighter or heavier than the tree straps Dutch carries?

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    Quote Originally Posted by photosenior View Post
    Thank you all for the thoughts! Redoleary- Harbor Freight carries many traps, which ones are you talking about? Thanks again,
    Ben
    THESE ONES.
    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    Red: Would you say they are lighter or heavier than the tree straps Dutch carries?
    I couldn't say, I'm not familiar with the dutch straps. I'll weigh one of my HF straps and report back.
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    I just weighed one, minus the steel buckle, the 12' strap weighs 1.95oz/56g. Again that weight is not including the steel buckle thing.
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