Welcome to the forum;
I also use Blackbird DB1.1 with the webbing susp. Pretty simple. I used a pad a couple of times and then tried an Under Quilt and haven't used a pad since. Lots of good tarps out there to choose from.
" The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."
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