Outdoor tested gear and clothing I’ve used, abused, suggested, and have stood the test of time for me in one form or another. An item is listed if I consider the item an essential part of my overall outdoor kit.
Disclosure: This website may be compensated for linking to Amazon or for sales of products to which I link. There is no additional fee for purchasing items through these links.
Gutter spike nails have excellent holding power at 7″, light at about .40 oz ea, durable, and end up being only about fifty cents a piece! Combine with some bank line to make a loop and also to use as cordage, and you have a light, effective, and inexpensive essentials for a tarp, tent, or awning system that will please any dirt bagger!