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    MacCat MOD

    I just finished making a set of tarp beaks for my MacCat tarp from OES. I haven't sewn them to the tarp as of yet but I wanted to post some pics. I think this setup will work well for me on my thru hike. The vents at the peaks are adjustable for differnt weather conditions. I'll post some more pics when I get the tarp sewn.

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    Very cool - I've been thinking about something like that for my BlackCat. What did you use for the vertical seam to make it adjustable? Velcro?
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    Very nice. Thanks for the pictures.

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    Looks good!
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    tarp

    cool beans loooks like it would work good in a down pour thanks for the pics
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    darn you beat me to it!! i was just playing with some pieces of paper trying to figure out the best cut for a beak!!

    hehe looks like i has some ideas already !!

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    Very Cool.

    I would think that maybe one set would be enough. Placed on the windward side. When are you going into production????
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    Looks great and a very useful mod. Another project for DIY list.
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    hey brian... that's cool!!! i really like the design you came up with.
    that should be totaly effective... & very lightweight!

    keep up the good work my friend. ...tim
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    What did you use for the vertical seam to make it adjustable? Velcro?[/QUOTE]

    Yes, it was velcro with a grossgrain backing to keep the center stiff enough to position the vents properly.

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