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    Surgical tubing self-adjusting guylines

    Anybody have a few of these they can spare for a few bucks? I used to have a bookmark to where you could make 'em, but seem to have lost it. I need two, but would love to have four if the price is right.

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    Same basic idea, yeah. The ones I have now are SLIGHTLY different, but it's close enough to call it. I can make those work just fine.

    If nobody has any on hand they can part with, I'll just scrounge around and see if I can't find some tubing somewhere and make a set.
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    My Home Depot has surgical tubing...
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    I never woulda thought to look at Home Depot. I've got a buddy who deals in medical supplies, was gonna hit him up. I guess surgical tubing isn't as hard to come by as I suspected it might be. What part of the store should it be in?
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    These are way easier to make and don't stay stretched out when it gets below freezing. Less bulky as well.....https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...ead.php?t=3731
    Just another option.
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    Re: Surgical tubing self-adjusting guylines


    This is the way I like... This all goes down at the stake... That way all the adjustment is done with a line lock at the tarp... Which means I can adjust in the rain from under the tarp... But to each his own...
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    I remember another one done with shock cord and a knot bone. Does anyone have that tutorial? I've misplaced it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by L.D. Cakes View Post
    I remember another one done with shock cord and a knot bone. Does anyone have that tutorial? I've misplaced it.
    You mean the one some crazy old fart did? This one?


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    My gripe with the ones that use a piece of shock cord (and this is just my mania showing) is it doesn't "look neat". Like, there's a dangly bit, and my OCD can't abide that.
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