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    Polypropylene Webbing or Nylon what is the difference? i found a site that sells webbing with d-rings already sewn in or just loop at end. want to set up tarp with them.
    http://www.strapworks.com/Double_D_R...traps_s/52.htm
    they also have plastic D-ring. they should should be strong enough for a tarp

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    From what I've read, nylon stretches way too much, not a good idea for hanging.

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    Nylon = Bad. Stretchy

    Polypropylene (Polypro) = Good. This is what Ed Speer sells.

    Polyester = The best. Low stretch, high breaking strength, and very abrasion resistant.


    Webbing is kinda overkill for hanging a tarp. Just use some lightweight, small diameter line. There are several thread here that go into detail about the different types of webbing. Just do a search
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    Here's the best Strapworks deal http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...0345#post40345

    My favorite webbing is the OWF woodland camo polyester webbing. Same weight as the Speer polypro with less stretch. 2000lb. breaking strength.
    www.owfinc.com/Hardware/Shardware/webbing.asp
    If you get this webbing, pick yourself up some 100% polyester Guttermans thread. It's cheap. Sew loops on the ends.
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