as i read thru this thread, a line from one of JIMMY BUFFETT'S songs comes to mind
IT'S S' SIMPLE, IT PLUMB EVADED ME
my OLD L.L. BEAN tent has color coded tabs for the pole ends to stick into
COLEMAN tents used to have color coded pole ends
the list goes on...
BTW: lotsa good ideas in this thread
MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF
"we are the people our parents warned us about" jb
I've always been a red=head kind of guy (and no I don't have red hair) but one of our most popular combos is blue=sky=head and green=grass=foot. But some go with the colors of their favorite college football team
On the various lashed end hammocks I've played with it does not matter.
On my Hennessys the slit seems to be a clue.
Now I gotta mark my tarp...
Free advice worth what you paid for it. ;-)