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    Ridge Line

    Any suggestions for 'ridge line' material that offers minimal stretch? Also, best source for the line.

    Thanks ahead of time!
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    I use Amsteel 12 7/64 or Amsteel Blue from here. The link provided has all kinds or rope that can be used for a ridge line.
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    Quote Originally Posted by headchange4u View Post
    I use Amsteel 12 7/64 or Amsteel Blue from here. The link provided has all kinds or rope that can be used for a ridge line.
    That's what I use. Great stuff.
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    Thanks for the referral. I've ordered...
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    Is the Amsteel kind of 'crunchy' or is it soft? I might have some already...
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    It's soft.
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    What about 550 paracord, or is it too elastic?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric View Post
    What about 550 paracord, or is it too elastic?
    Yes, too stretchy...and JustJeff has reported having it break on him in that application.
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    Quote Originally Posted by angrysparrow View Post
    Yes, too stretchy...and JustJeff has reported having it break on him in that application.
    Interesting. Thanks. I'm still in the experimenting stage so tips like these are invaluable.

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    Will the Air-core Plus from BPL work for a ridgeline?

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