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    New Member adamsw3's Avatar
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    Best knot "hitches" for a tarp ridgeline

    I use a continuous ridgeline on my tarp and want to get it as tight as possible. What is the best knot or hitch to get a good tight line? I use prussiks and micro binners to adjust the tarp and get the tarp tight but my ridgeline needs some work!

    If you have examples please post. Thanks

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    Trucker's hitch is the best line for getting your ridgline taught. Very easy knot to learn as well: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywqx_3TLSd8

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    Agee. I bowline my RL to one tree and use the truckers hitch on the other end.

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    This is a nice quick-release knot for the other end of the RL. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiBbktmCGXo

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    Doing a loop through the bow-line is a great idea too though! You could just keep it permanently on the end of the rope. Thanks RiverPirate!

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