Newbie Tarp setup! Advice needed!

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unijaw

Tenderfoot
Jan 11, 2013
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Trowbridge,Wiltshire
Hey folks so I purchased a DD 3x3 tarp and a travel hammock and it arrived today. I set up the tarp in my back garden with my limited knowledge of setting up tarps. Please take a look and tell me how I did if you could recommend your favourite tarp setups for wind/rain/general. If you could also tell me what knots I should learn to best tie up tarps that would be great thanks! - I do intend to try sleeping in this tonight




 

greensurfingbear

Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)
the DD site has some loads of set ups here

knot wise I'd recommend learning these knots off by heart first, - Figure eight knot, bowline, round turn two half hitches, reef knot, clove hitch. these are what I used to start with with when teaching my Scouts. Once you got those off by heart then learn more :)
 
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