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    tarp stakes

    what does every on use for stakes...
    looking into upgrading mine sense i got new HH DJXL
    will need 8 if i use the blast doors tarp alone has 6 tie outs.

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    I just use regular MSR GroundHog stakes but will probably upgrade to titanium spikes next year.
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    Owning a screen and window company...I took some extruded alum. screen frame and made my stakes. They are 1/8 oz lighter than the MSR and twice as strong.

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    thinking of making a line for sale... will in form all if it comes about...

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    None. I tie off to other trees, rocks, roots, whatever. On occasion I will push a stick into the ground.
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    I also tie off on other things, but use stakes too. I have used sticks, but don't often anymore since I got MSR groundhogs.

    If the MSR are too pricey, coughlans makes an equivalent that's a bit cheaper.
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    Vargo Y stakes...generic groundhogs. They work better in thick forest duff than the titanium skewers.

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    a combination of msr groundhogs for loose soil, and some snow peak titanium nail pegs fpr hard/rocky/frozen ground....

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...out-a-tent-peg

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    Mini groundhogs .035oz each

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