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    Needs more Hang time Catavarie's Avatar
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    You could also use a length of medical tubing to run your tarp line through and around the tree to pad the line. I've seen people do that before as well.

    Another option is to make a rain fly for your hammock which sits directly over you hammock ridgeline and truly makes you hammock a suspended tent. Can't move around in the rain as much though, so probably only for the SULers and mega-milers who only hang long enough to sleep.
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    I like having the "V" when I pitch a tarp -- less collisions with the hammock suspension. This isn't always possible, but I thought I'd throw together an illustration showing how you could do this with webbing straps.


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    I love dejoha's illustrations, visual learner here, I have a bunch of them shrunk down and printed out double sided in the bottom of one of my stuff sacks.
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    I had a guy a few months back have me to make 1/2 inch Dutch Clips for his tarp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Catavarie View Post
    You could also use a length of medical tubing to run your tarp line through and around the tree to pad the line. I've seen people do that before as well.
    That won't work in Florida.
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