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    Stake Protectors

    I was looking for a way to keep my tarp stakes from puncturing something else in my pack. My brother came up with this little idea...



    It's the fingertips cut off of a pair of work gloves with 2 little strips of shock chord to hold it together.

    Weighs 8 grams.

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    That's using you noggin right there!! Pretty slick
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    I like it and might have to steal the idea. Now I just need to find some old work gloves.

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    Good job being resourceful and repourposing of materials.

    Looks nice.
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    I'm headed out to the garage right now to look through my tattered work glove collection.
    Great idea!

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    How many Y stakes can you fit in a set?
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    I keep my stakes in a small pouch. I put a piece of corrugated cardboard in the pouch. Store stakes by shoving them into the holes in the cardboard. Protects other gear from sharp ends and the stakes are snug enuf that they do not fall out if you drop the pouch.

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    Great idea, I really like it. We sure have some great minds on this forum.

    Simple idea when you think about it, but you never think about it until someone else invents it.
    Happy Hangin!!!


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    So, That's why my gloves are fingerless
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    Stake Protectors

    Quote Originally Posted by Brute1100 View Post
    How many Y stakes can you fit in a set?
    I'm not sure. I'm not home for another few days. I'm not sure what type of stakes I use. They were cheapies from EMS. I'll take a picture of one stake and post it. I use it for six stakes.

    Update:

    I have the DAC tent stakes from EMS.

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