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    My guy line Prussic knots are slipping

    I'm using the 1.75 mm Dyneema from Warbonnet Outdoors, and I'm trying to make an adjustable guy line for my tarp by finishing with a prussic. The problem is that it slips on this material. I even made it a triple, but it still slipped. I'd love to study someone else's setup; if you have pix or a video, I'm sure I'll find what I'm doing wrong!
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    New dyneema has to get broken in an rid of the shiny coating before it grabs good.
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    I have four wraps on my prusiks. No slippage here. But I did take them the length of the line as soon as I got them on my ridgeline so the slippery stuff kinda wears thin.
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    I found 4 was the number for me, so I went 5 for good measure. 3 still slipped for me.
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    OK, that's what I need to know, thanks. I'm going to try four or five turns!
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