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    Tarp guy lines

    If this is a repeat, I'm sorry but what kind of knot do you use to tie guy lines on to the tarp? And how long should each guy line be?

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    I use 5ft on my main ones and 3ft on the doors.
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    Any special knot to attach guy lines to the tarp?

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    I use a bowline to tie to the tarp, then adjustable knots to allow me to tighten them

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    Oh but a better way i should have said is do a larger bowline or any fixed loop off the tarp the larks foot that to the tarp which gives you greater flexibility to move them around.

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    I'm knot illiterate.......but trying to learn

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    I just tie an overhand knot loop on the ends of my tarp lines then larks head them onto the tarp pull outs. I use slippery taut-line hitches for adjustability for the stake end of the lines.
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    I know the taut line hitch but not the others, I will have to study.

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    http://www.animatedknots.com/bowline...matedknots.com

    The webpage will show you all you wanted to know and more

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    I have an app for knots too.

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