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    using a line loc on a tarp...

    I found this method of using line locs on the tie outs. what do you all think? I would use shock cord to attach to the line loc 3.

    http://www.yamamountaingear.com/inde..._page=tie_outs

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    I use these line locks extending as tie outs from my cuben tarp.
    they are very effective.
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    I prefer to have the shock cord at the other end, down by the stake. That way I can adjust the length of the tie-out and use the line loc to tighten the pitch, easy peasy.
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    Will this line loc work with the 1.75mm zingit? The Hammockforums store is sold out on the mini line-loks (1-2mm)
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    I like having the convenience of adjustability at the d-ring.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aardvark View Post
    Will this line loc work with the 1.75mm zingit? The Hammockforums store is sold out on the mini line-loks (1-2mm)
    Not in high wind. The line will slide.
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    On mine a sewed ribbon elastic into a loop after threading the line lock and the tied a larks head knot onto the tarp D-ring seems to work fine.

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