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    HG cuben fiber diamond asym. vs. UGQ Winter Dream in Sil-nylon

    What are the pros and cons of both tarps ?

    What fabric lasts longer ? Which tarp is easier to take care of ? They are priced very close, so the cost is not really a big factor here.
    Yes, the Winter dream is heavier. Not a big factor at this point.

    Thanks for the input Forum Folks.

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    If you can afford it, I'd get the HG Winter Palace. At 8.6 ounces it has the coverage of a Warbonnet Superfly (the premiere 4-season tarp) at less than half the weight.
    "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Mainly looking between the two tarts at this time......I may look at other tarps later. Main thought is pro and con on the fabric.

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    Silnylon stretches when wet - that's why shock cord tensioners are popular. Cuben fiber doesn't stretch - I personally prefer the non-stretch aspects of cuben fiber. I also prefer my polyester tarps over my silnylon tarps because I never have to deal with stretch and don't have to use tensioners (which do little, in my opinion),
    "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds." Ralph Waldo Emerson

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