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Old 04-05-2008, 07:46 PM   #1
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i have a nylon cloths line rope and wanted to know if that would be ok to use for hops to grow on. the weight rating is like a 100pounds or so.

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Old 04-05-2008, 08:43 PM   #2
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You betcha it'll work fine

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Old 04-06-2008, 10:50 PM   #3
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awesome i was hoping it would

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Old 04-07-2008, 01:43 AM   #4
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I have similar rope, I have to get better pictures of my hop growing monster thing, but this is what I did with it:

I have 10' (painted) PVC pipes dug about 30" into the ground, they're partially filled with gravel just to weigh them down (couldn't use cement), and about a foot or two away from the top of the pipe are support lines running down to metal rings that are nailed into the ground with spikes. I used that rope running back and forth between two pipes, and tomorrow I will tie rope going vertically down to make a more complete net. Will post more / better pictures soon in the trellis section.

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