Originally Posted by toygun
The prices seem a bit high in my opinion. Maybe contact some of the cottage vendors here and see if they can custom a 15x15 for a better price. The Cooke stuff looks top notch but that price seems a bit high.
you can get a 16 foot Kelty noah for $75 also. Tons of tie outs and extremely well made. They are heavy but if you have the space in your canoe it's something to consider.
+1 on this....wow $449 base price
A quick check at DIY Gear supply and found the 1.1 Sil Nylon is going for $9.10 a yard ($5.50 for seconds which I have used in my 2 tarps that I made). So the material would cost $136 ($83 for seconds), add the other parts (webbing, thread, reinforcing fabric, ....) and shipping and you would still be under $200 (or $150 for seconds). I'd be firing up the thread injector for sure.
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