Originally Posted by richtl
Roughly 8x10 for a cat, then. Brian's tarps do look nice...
if you dont mind a bit of additional weight, a low price can be found with the Equinox 8x10
. Not a catenary cut tarp, more care must be used to keep it taught, you will most likely need to install some guyline tensioners on any of these tarps so consider a couple more ounces than stock (also, it can be noted that stock weight claims may be a bit optimistic in some cases. As an ounce conscious backpacker, I find that to be dissapointing sometimes)
this will supply more coverage than either diamond (square) or cat cut. Many people use them.
narrowed down: JrB 8x8 is best coverage for the weight and price.
Equinox is best coverage, more weight.
choose any two: