Originally Posted by sr1355
For the coverage at 900g (2#) it's a fair trade-off, using 1.1 ripstop 12X12 (16yds) would weight 500g plus another 100g for thread, tie-outs, other misc hardware, and seamsealer, not to mention the cost and time involved DIY... I'm pretty happy with the Noah 12 considering it was under $50 shipped....
Definitely a great value. I own one myself. For a 2 person hang it's my go to tarp.