Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Tucson, AZ
    SLD Streamliner DL 1.1 Marpat camo
    AHE Shangri La
    JRB MW3 or HHSS
    Quote Originally Posted by CR0M View Post
    Yeah, I hear that. On this particular camp I was so warm all night I had to open the sleeping bag up at both ends.
    It might rain a lot here in Blighty but it is never really cold enough to warrant anything more than a thermarest under my butt.
    I think what BB was referring to is the SS undercover. It makes you WP underneath, so the only danger of getting wet is blown rain coming through the bugnet. It'd have to blow pretty hard...
    Replace your Thermarest with the SS OCF pad, and tada, you're there.

    The biggest problem the SS does *not* solve is cooking, etc. under the tarp in inclement weather. So far I've been able to work around this by sitting in the opening slit.


  2. #12
    Crash's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Pburg, NJ (On the Delaware River)
    3 gathered ends
    JRB Hex
    Jacks R Better

    HH Asym & sym tarps

    I now have a backpacker asym and a Coccoon non-asym tarp in addition to my JRB tarp. I see MacEntyre has used it as an awning.

    I'm not against cutting them up but I don't do a lot of sewing. I would love to use them as end pieces to block the wind on the head end and an awning on the foot end.

    Anyone have photos or a diagram that would do this?
    the first diagram is doesn't hit me on how to do it.
    "Courage Grows Strong at a Wound" - Stewart Clan Motto

Similar Threads

  1. LightHeart Gear Solo Wedge w/ Footprint, 3 Poles (Tent + Awning), ZPacks Stuff Sack
    By Eric Labanauskas in forum [SOLD/WITHDRAWN] Items no longer available
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 06-09-2014, 09:41
  2. Torn tarp during rain storm?
    By burtonator in forum Weather Protection
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 02-17-2013, 07:32
  3. carefree sunfree vehicle awning
    By bowl-maker in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-30-2012, 20:16
  4. Saw a pop-up T-storm in the forecast, Tarp test time!
    By dirtwheels in forum Weather Protection
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-21-2012, 22:29
  5. "Storm Doors" for BlackCat Catenary Tarp
    By Zentoast in forum Weather Protection
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 05-14-2012, 15:43

Tags for this Thread


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts