Originally Posted by MAD777
Wow! Thanks Optimator! That picture really illustrates the advantage of mid panel tie-outs. I've seen pictures with both sides tied out but they don't really show the difference between being tied vs not being tied out. Your picture shows the incredible amount of interior volume added by this simple tweek!
It really does make a huge difference.
Not only does it give you the feeling of having room to move around, but helps keep the tarp from blowing against the hammock on a windy night (with-in limitations of course) & gives more room to go in & out w/o brushing against the tarp.
This is particularly good on one of those nights when everything gets wet, including the inside of your tarp.