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    You mean JRB's tensioners?

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    when I use tensioners- surgical tube variety with bowline at each end....I just run a guyline with a bowline through a loop on the tensioner....the other tensioner loop slips over a groundhog stake.....then the other end of the guyline goes to a figure nine which is zipped to the d-ring of the tarp....

    no slip so far.....

    anyone try triptease line with a fig 9? I wondered if it is too thin for the nines to grab??

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    Quote Originally Posted by mazz1111 View Post
    when I use tensioners- surgical tube variety with bowline at each end....I just run a guyline with a bowline through a loop on the tensioner....the other tensioner loop slips over a groundhog stake.....then the other end of the guyline goes to a figure nine which is zipped to the d-ring of the tarp....

    no slip so far.....

    anyone try triptease line with a fig 9? I wondered if it is too thin for the nines to grab??
    Works just fine with the small figure 9's...... easy-peasy!
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    Im gonna try without first, then im gonna make HC4U's tensioners, the ones with shockcord looped in the middle, they appear to be the lightest and functional as well. Also no cold weather issues from what i know about them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oms View Post
    Oh, that looked confusing. http://www.animatedknots.com/trucker...matedknots.com If I'm correct the knot does not slide for increasing tension. That is the reason for the tauthitch knot. Stormcrow showed me a knot that was quick and simple for pinning out the sides on a tarp. Don't know the name, but it would work well with tensioners.
    It's not, really.... I'll see about shooting a video...

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