Originally Posted by muttly
I have been doing some reading up on the cuben material here
. If the material holds up to repeated wear better than lesser cost materials and has little to no UV breakdown, is it really that expensive? That is a big, versatile tarp! I don't see one in my immediate future, however, but as my granddaddy said "Value is in the end product." What may seem overly expensive may end up being a not so bad deal. Figure it out on a cost-per-use basis and in the long-run, it may be worth every starved-for penny.
My 2 cents,
This isn't helping me resist untilnext month!
As you say though - it's all about VFM and I will spend on a great, light product if it's going to last as well.