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    Ridgeline/guylines

    I have been think about the best cordage for ridgelines and guy lines so i thought i would ask you guys what you use and what you think would work the best. for both or one or the other.

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    Zing-it is very popular because it is strong and does not stretch. It's also very low bulk and weight and it is spliceable.
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    I tend to use zing it or no-tangle for both right now. I have also used dacron cord (kite line) with really good results.
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    I use the first line in this link. I use the smaller 1.25 for the tie-outs, and the 1.5 for the tarp ridgeline because it fits Dutch's tarp flyz real nice. Dutch hook.

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    I use 1.75mm Zing-it because it's visible without bring reflective (yellow), doesn't tangle, and it's light (although not the lightest option). I buy the 180' spools from www.reddenmarine.com
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    +1 to what MAD777 said ^. Zing-it works really well and is spliceable.

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    Zing it all the way, great stuff...

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    Quote Originally Posted by MAD777 View Post
    I use 1.75mm Zing-it because it's visible without bring reflective (yellow), doesn't tangle, and it's light (although not the lightest option). I buy the 180' spools from www.reddenmarine.com
    And don't forget to use "Hammock Forums" as a discount code for 5% off.

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    Zing-it for both, although I'll often use short webbing straps for just around the trees and then attach the ridgeline to that.
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    Stein Throwline for the ridgeline (very similar to Zing-it)

    Polyester covered 1.5mm dyneema for the tie outs- its much less tangly and sheds the dirt better.

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