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    smallest tarp for robust 3 seasons

    Looking for suggestions on the minimal size tarp I can get away with while still offering good all weather 3 season protection using a Warbonnet asym blackbird. Ideally should protect the underside from air current/wind and precipitation for UQ.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jscalia View Post
    Looking for suggestions on the minimal size tarp I can get away with while still offering good all weather 3 season protection using a Warbonnet asym blackbird. Ideally should protect the underside from air current/wind and precipitation for UQ.
    I've been using a Spinntex MacCat in the Standard width, but in the Deluxe length specifically for my WBBB. It's worked well for me, kept me and the Yeti dry, and weighs only 8.3oz.
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    Here is my DIY tarp I made for 3 season. 14 oz, 11' ridgeline, 3' sides.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quoddy View Post
    I've been using a Spinntex MacCat in the Standard width, but in the Deluxe length specifically for my WBBB. It's worked well for me, kept me and the Yeti dry, and weighs only 8.3oz.
    So what length and width would that be? (You don't expect me to work by having to look it up, do you. )
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    The MacCat Standard is about right for me re: size. Might go a bit smaller in summer but not much...you can stay dry with the HH-style asym, but you need good site selection if he wind is blowing at any significant slant and it doesn't provide hardly any underside wind protection.

    I think I'm gonna get a spinn one in deluxe length, just like Quoddy's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HappyCamper View Post
    So what length and width would that be? (You don't expect me to work by having to look it up, do you. )
    130" long and 84" wide.
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