Big fan of the tautline hitch, I infact used it for guys as well up til a week past. I'd got frustrated untying a 32 foot chute and started a google and came across the farrimond friction hitch.Try a tautline hitch instead, saves messing with carabiners.
Thank you for all the replies and feedback.
We will be following this up with further more detailed articles and a range of pitches.
What would anyone like in follow up articles?