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    Alien Loop Knockoff line tensioner

    Folks,

    Iíve tried and these simply bring no spark of joy to my life.

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    Others love them, so perhaps itís just my aversion to metal. Iíve got maybe a dozen of them. PM me an address and how many you want and Iíd be happy to send them to you.

    I hate to see things go to waste and Iím not going to use them - perhaps you will.

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    Maybe this issue is the fact that they are kockoffs? Quite often the knockoffs have sharp edges rather than a smooth radius's. There are also a few different ways to use them. The method shown in that image doesn't look particularly effective to me, although I have never tried using them that way.

    I use two of the small genuine loop aliens on my split ridge line and find them reliable and effective. I have two larger knockoffs which I never use, because they only have a radius on one edge, and they don't work smoothly. YMMV

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    Quote Originally Posted by ravenblack View Post
    Maybe this issue is the fact that they are kockoffs? Quite often the knockoffs have sharp edges rather than a smooth radius's. There are also a few different ways to use them. The method shown in that image doesn't look particularly effective to me, although I have never tried using them that way.

    I use two of the small genuine loop aliens on my split ridge line and find them reliable and effective. I have two larger knockoffs which I never use, because they only have a radius on one edge, and they don't work smoothly. YMMV
    That could well be it. They were effective for adjusting the line length, I just much preferred other methods. They do look cool and folks always seem interested in them.

    I’ll keep 2 as conversation pieces. The real-deal certainly looks more substantially built. I’ve seen a few videos where folks are using them as tarp line tensioners and I can see how well they work for them, I just prefer truckers hitch and other slip knots instead.

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    Iíve got a few PMs, probably they are mostly gone now, may have a couple left. Iíll sort all that out and post an update on Weds. I just found out that there was an issue with my tax return, so thatís for me busy to finish before the deadline this week, but I will mail them out this week.

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    Loops are all gone folks. I’ll keep this open while I check once more, but they are pretty much gone. I replied to all PMs.

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