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 Post subject: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:13 am 
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I am going to swap the line on my tramp this weekend, someone told me to use the line that has some give to it, almost like shock chord?
Which is best and what diameter and how much line do I need?


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 Post subject: Re: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 2:56 pm 
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I've used shock cord on a tramp before but have since returned to a high quality low stretch line. The shock cord tends to wear out in high wear areas and I don't feel it added any tightness to the tramp. If you lace a tramp good and tight that's all you need. The tramp stretches enough on it's own, no need for any give in your lacing. Though the shock cord is easier to install.


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 Post subject: Re: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:11 pm 
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I like to use bungee first and get it as tight as possible, then lace a 1/4" low stretch line and re-tighten...a tight tramp is a good thing.... :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:26 pm 
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does anyone know how many feet is needed?


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 Post subject: Re: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:03 pm 
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All the specs and lengths are here:

http://www.cat44.com/hobie-16-technical-info.htm

I just ordered all new lines and sheets and they look really great :)
Tim

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 Post subject: Re: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 4:59 pm 
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thanks that really helps!


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 Post subject: Re: tramp line
PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:16 pm 
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This really helps too! Very high strength, very low stretch, feels good, looks good... smells good? i've gotten several sizes... Very nice quality > cheap

Tim

http://www.mountainsports.com/msmain.as ... Cord+-+4mm

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1978 H16 (sold)
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1996 H20 Miracle (just right)
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