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William Segraves
(sbill9000) - F - M
split ring instead of grommet for pole insertion? on 04/22/2012 11:29:33 MDT Print View

Working on a microtarp, and I'm wondering whether there's any reason I couldn't use a small split ring (~ 1 g) instead of a grommet (or tying to loop). Anyone have either practical or theoretical arguments pro or con?

Thanks much!

Best,

Bill

todd harper
(funnymoney) - MLife

Locale: Sunshine State
Re: split ring instead of grommet for pole insertion? on 04/22/2012 15:47:37 MDT Print View

The only con I can think of immediately is that the edges of the split ring may tear a hole in the tarp when packed. Should be easy to deal with though - file down?