My "Why didnt I think of that!" moment--- tripod

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  1. crewhead05

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    Lash and frap was my go to tripod technique ever since cubscouts.

    No idea why I didnt think of this--- must have been too stuck on "in the box" thinking


     
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    That is slicker than snot on a glass doorknob! Thanks for posting!
     
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    Holy cow! That is a flat bottom taco if I've ever seen one! Thanks for the share!
    Cheers Jim
     
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    K.I.S.S.! Amen. Doc.
     
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    Great technique for sure! I have my doubts about how well that would work with natural cordage like roots, bark strips, ect. Not sure if it could withstand the twist.
     
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    I will have to give this a try, thanks for posting.
     
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    Next time time I’m out I’m going to try this.
     
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    Neatooo
     
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    That one is going to become a standard here as well!
    Nice, simple and effective.
     
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    Great! I love how it saves on the cordage.
     
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    Fantastic! I love simple solutions.
     
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    We've been doing light duty tripods with a single wrap of cordage secured with Kochanski's inverted jam knot. The final pull to tighten is done after the tripod is spread and then locked with the half hitch without flipping. It has been difficult for the young students to get it tight enough. I think this method will be a better alternative.

    Thanks for posting!!
     
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    I’ve been doing mine with a simple metal ring. This gives me some ideas though. You could probably braid up a small loop of banking to reuse much in the same way.
     
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    Very nice. Effective, simple, easy to remember. Thanks for sharing
     
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    Sometimes the simplest things are the hardest for us to see. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    Great, short video. Valuable information . I'll definitely try this one out!
     
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    Tried it out today. Worked great! Will be using this more often for sure.
     
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    Richinva Lover of Sharpened Bits of Steel... Supporter

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    I'm not sure that was a square knot that he tied..............

    Great idea on the tripod. I feel smarter and dumber all at the same time.......
     
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