Originally Posted by G.L.P.
spend the money .... get the tarp you really want.. cause in the end if you get the cheap tarp.. your going to end up getting the better tarp soon after
so in the end it's going to cost you more
Get a blue poly tarp for $3 for now and if it's for you.. get the good tarp
Wise words. Pay once, cry once. I learned that from my Dad...he would always buy cheap tools, bust his knuckles when the cheap tools broke, then went out and got the tool he should have gotten in the first place. Many of those good tools are now owned and used by me.
Get a good tarp now, it's worth the expense to not have to worry about it.
That said, if you do get yourself a cheap Walmart tarp, the brass grommets will bend/crush and the material will tear. It's pretty much a disposable tarp. So get yourself the clip on type replacement grommets now. These are super useful, and will let the tarp last more than a single use. Something like these: