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    VIDEO: More knots, the Pile Hitch

    Here's another nice option for guy line to tarp stake.

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    Thanks. Looks neat and simple.
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    Nice knot ... and I love the intro to the video!

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    very nice!

    well, I am a die hard Marlin spike user but this is definitely a candidate for consideration....Not to mention it maintains the "wow" factor of simplicity.

    Thanks Redoleary!

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    Love it. Knew the knot but never thought to apply it with tent stakes. Thanks Redoleary.
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    Is this knot for people who make their adjustments at the tarp? I'm considering changing my setup for a more simple, but slightly heavier alternative. Thankls for the video, that knot is very simple, and I'm sure I can find all kinds of other applications to use it with also.
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    Thanks for posting. Will have to try it out next time I'm out.
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    Thanks, I like that too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gRaFFiX View Post
    Is this knot for people who make their adjustments at the tarp? I'm considering changing my setup for a more simple, but slightly heavier alternative. Thankls for the video, that knot is very simple, and I'm sure I can find all kinds of other applications to use it with also.
    Or just do the hitch and then hold tension as you drive the stake into the ground.
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    I have always preferred a smooth cord end to eliminate tangles.

    I usually used a clove hitch, or larks head, to tie the stakes to the lines, but this is so much better.

    A loop, if the stakes pull out, from wind whip, usually results in the stake flying off, never to be found again.
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