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    Question Dutch Clip direction ...

    Sure it's been discussed somewhere ... but didn't find it searching ... and I'm suppose to be working anyway. So I'll pose the question.

    Is there a reason to put the Dutch clip in one direction or the other? Clip opening up ... or clip opening down as in Dutch's video?

    I've seen most videos ... and most people using it (including me) with the opening up. I can't see there is a benefit on way or the other but thought I'd ask.

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    I don't think it really makes a difference pardner. The only thing that I have read...was that somebody had the opening at the bottom, because they thought it would help in preventing it from slipping off of the webbing.
    And as always...HYOH/YMMV
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    Kinda what I figured ... but then I saw the man himself .. Dutch doing the opposite. So thought I'd ask. Didn't know if was some kinda "feng shui" thingy going on!

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    Yep, I saw him using it with the opening facing up, and I figured if the inventor was gonna' use it that way, then so would I.
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    I suppose you could burn some incense, shake some salt on it, and say some magical words. It might do something for your inner-being, but I don't think it would make it preform any better.
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    Actually grass hopper ... he uses it opening down!

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    Now I'm going to have to watch the video again. Is that video, the one that Dutch made with the cool hippie-type van, or is it the one that Shug made of Dutch at he Northern Hang last year, where he talked briefly about the Dutch-clip?
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    meh...

    How does Dutch hang toilet paper? Now there's a question with relevance.
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    Ive always hung then faceing upwards...that just seemed like the natural way for me, easier to slip webbing up and over then down and up. and vise versa when takeing down. Probally dosent make a difference though. Mabey the Dutch Master can chime in though
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    I have one each direction, compromise, the world is filled with compromise.
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