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    Cord - Tie Outs.

    What type of cord works best for tying out a tarp? Size, material and supplier would be a great help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bamboobow View Post
    What type of cord works best for tying out a tarp? Size, material and supplier would be a great help.
    I'm partial to this TripTease knockoff cording. The Speer no-tangle guyline(scroll down) is popular here too.
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    go to Quest Outfitters and purchase the chartruese with turquoise tracers line. It doesnt stretch (noticable over 10' section), and Ive held a 120# weight from it.
    #2507 nylon, $0.25 a yard. 50yds would be $12.50 But quest will ship it USPS for around $1.75
    cant beat that!

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    The cheap alternative is Mason Line at Home Depot.
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    I use 550 paracord from any local outfitter. I think it's 7 cents per foot. You can strip out the insides as well to make it lighter and it'll still be really strong.


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    Check you local Walmart I use the 550 cord there it's $1.49 for 50ft. It's in the sporting goods dept.with the camping supplies.
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    Thumbs up Kelty Tripease Guyling

    I'm partial to the Kelty Triptease Guyline I get from REI. I'm blind as a bat when the sun goes down so anything at all that helps is a good idea as far as I'm concerned. You can see it HERE It's $15.00 for 50 feet.
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    I like Samson Lash-it, it is a fraction of the weight of paracord (and stronger), doesn't absorb water like paracord, doesn't stretch, and is the right size to tie slingshot tarp tensioners with green theraband tubing.

    http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?...1641&id=332483

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    gossamer gear

    I like the gossamer gear cord
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    Wow that is alot of choices, I bet that didn't narrow down your search very much. If you go with any of those fine suggestions you can't go wrong.
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