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Message posted by jim oldham05/8/2018 at 9:17pm
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Quote: Originally posted by Hairywol on 05/8/2018
I'm just back from Southern Spain where the ground was the hardest I've ever encountered. Once I thought the pitch was a slab of concrete.


Pour water over the place you wish to place the peg.
Repeat when extracting.


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Quote: Originally posted by Andy2444 on 05/8/2018
I'm finding it hard with getting the right pegs too. I bought a brand new tent all with shiny new steel v shape pegs used them once on a grass pitch and everyone of them is bent into a L shape my sister in law used rock pegs and they had to practically dig them out they were stuck solid



I have used rock pegs for some years now and sometimes struggled to get them out. I have only recently discovered that if you use a claw hammer you can lever them out easily with that. Hook the claw under the peg with the head of the hammer resting on the ground and simply lever the hammer. This frees them then you can just pull them out.


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I bought some screw pegs that were a waste of time. I found that the hex heads were really too shallow and as soon a stone was hit, the peg twisted inside the (new) socket. Gave up and resorted to rock pegs and never bothered with the wretched things since


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