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    ILLUSTRATION - Rigging A Tarp With DutchWare Stingerz

    New blog illustration on using the new DutchWare Stingerz™.

    This is my current favorite of the DutchWare hardware line for tarp set-ups. I like that I can clip this to any tarp with ease. It's the big brother to the Tarp Flyz and wraps in a similar fashion.


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    ok you need to stop
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone – that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
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    Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.

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    Just getting started!

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    nice work!@

    what length of line are you using? being that it needs to double back on itself...15'?
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    Mine are only 108 in. (274 cm.) long on each side (9 ft./2.75 m.).

    More and more, I'm hanging at around 12 ft (3.6 m) between anchor points. With a 11 ft (3.3 m) tarp ridge line and 9.5 ft (3 m) hammock, that's plenty of distance, and I don't need overly long straps, suspension, or ridge line. My Whoopie slings, when I use them, are short, maybe 3-4 ft (1-1.2 m) long.

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    What cordage works best with stingerz?

    I'm with you on the 12' spacing, btw, and this rigging enables that.
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    i agree too,,, shorter the better. ~12' is premium.

    i ask only because my curiosity leads me to some old growth firs that quickly eat up line--- regardless sometimes of distance.

    85% of the time i can hike on to another site, but sometimes the group dynamic settles on a spot, and if i'm slow choosing trees, or the tenters
    pick rules.... i work with what i have. sort of like choosing to carry hmmk suspension extenders. what can i say...i like being in camp with buddies.
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    I might be slow… or in a luddite mood, but I honestly don't see the point of this added thing?¿?

    Just to save the 2 seconds it would take to make/remove a knot from the tarp D-ring?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pendule View Post
    I might be slow… or in a luddite mood, but I honestly don't see the point of this added thing?¿?

    Just to save the 2 seconds it would take to make/remove a knot from the tarp D-ring?
    Some folks don't tie knots. ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pendule View Post
    I might be slow… or in a luddite mood, but I honestly don't see the point of this added thing?¿?

    Just to save the 2 seconds it would take to make/remove a knot from the tarp D-ring?
    It is a gear thing. If you don't have a gear/gadget addiction then you will probably not understand. Plus the fear of knots, if you have that illness. Knot-a-phobia I think it's called. And being a gram weenie, I don't know what a couple of seconds weighs but I'm certain it's a few grams. You gotta cut down where ya can. Nice explanation of the Stinger use though!
    I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all.

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