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    Who should i go to for a custom tarp?

    I've looked at the tarps offered by various cottage vendors and like a lot of what I see. What I'm looking for is a custom tarp for my Amok. I have a superfly for my sparrow and really like the coverage so it has me thinking the biggest limitation for the Amok in regard to being a true all weather 4 season system is the tarp. I have a basic idea that has doors and extended head and foot coverage. I haven't reached out to anyone as of yet, so I thought i'd ask those here that have custom ordered tarps with specific needs. Thanks for any ideas!!
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    You will get tons of replies, but as far as quick fully custom work goes. Jared at simply light designs does it best IMO

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    you can send squidbilly a pm. great guy who donated silnylon to one of my scouts so I could make him a full tarp with doors. great work at good prices.

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    Any chance you have the skills/desire/equipment to make your own tarp? If so, http://ripstopbytheroll.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ofemur View Post
    Any chance you have the skills/desire/equipment to make your own tarp? If so, http://ripstopbytheroll.com/
    I would add the room as well. Tarps require some space to lay out and sew.

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    Squidbilly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Intimidator View Post
    You will get tons of replies, but as far as quick fully custom work goes. Jared at simply light designs does it best IMO
    I just got my custom tarp from Jared and it only took 3 days.

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    The trick with that one is it might be better if the person making it has the amok to ensure the right fit and coverage.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ofemur View Post
    Any chance you have the skills/desire/equipment to make your own tarp? If so, http://ripstopbytheroll.com/
    no such skills. i had a hard time drawing out what i was thinking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tacblades View Post
    The trick with that one is it might be better if the person making it has the amok to ensure the right fit and coverage.
    that's a good point. i'd certainly be willing to send the hammock to get the best cut.
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