Join Date: Jul 2013
material for ridgeline/clothesline...minimal sag and stretch when wet???
suggestions welcome fior what type "rope" to use for tarp ridgeline and/or clothesline that doesnt stretch when wet and can be cranked up pretty taught those allowing minimal sag, worry of breakage, etc..
my first thought is of course to fashion up am-steel line about 30 foot long or so with adjustable loop on each end........that just seems SO OVERKILL!!!???
Thoughts and suggestions
Join Date: Sep 2009
Hammock: DIY Pertex
Tarp: DIY with doors on
Insulation: Down and synthetic
Suspension: Whoopies & hooks
Polyester covered Dyneema fits the bill, its less tangly and snaggy than Amsteel . I favour marine brands as they have water repellent coating but only know whats available in the UK
Dyneema arborist throwline is also very good. Samson's Zing-it is good. Stein Throwline is what I use.
Re: material for ridgeline/clothesline...minimal sag and stretch when wet???
Agreed, something like this maybe? http://lawsonequipment.com/Reflectiv...ange-p881.html
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Edwardsburg, MI
Tarp: Super Ogee
Insulation: DIY IX UQ, Phoenix
Suspension: Whoopie Slings, dc
Zing it, I have gone through three 180 ft. rolls and counting. I love the stuff. You can splice it, use it a number of ways.
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Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Columbus, IN
Hammock: WBRR, Lots of DIY
Tarp: MacCat; Cloudburst
Insulation: HG-UQ, TQ; WB-Lynx
Suspension: Whoopie Sling
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