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    I'm not crazy about this for the same reason Bearchaser brings up.

    Also, I prefer to leave my ridgeline, (even if it's only larksheaded on,) attached and be able to swap out whoopies if I need to if I need a longer setup, or if one point fails or shows stress. And I can take my ridgeline off completely in seconds if I want to for whatever reason.

    It's a clever idea, I just don't really see any advantage besides having a long line with you all the time, which I do anyway. Yes, you can potentially hang between trees that are a little closer together than I can, but I have found no shortage of trees where I camp. YMMV
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    this is a neat idea.
    do the outer burys move at all once the ridgeline is set?
    i think you allmost have to have the ridgeline as an intergal part of this or the two outer constrictors will act more like ucrs and could loosen at a bump.the ridge line keeps tension on the outer burys.
    if a person wanted to use a differant ridge they should still attach it to the loose line that would be at the outer burys.
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    lonetraker, I haven't had any slipping on the outer constricters at all, as you say the ridgeline keeps tension on them so they hold well.

    MAD777 my thinking actually started the way you are thinking but I wanted something to apply tension to the free end of the constricter, turnerminator solves this by applying tension with the strap loops (similar to tying of on a UCR).

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    Jazilla,

    I like the look of your idea, to get full adjustability you could move the constricter sections inside the minimum length of ridgeline you want making the adjustable loop longer. This would require a longer length of line but would give you four lengths taking the load, so you could use a lighter line.

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