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    Gargoyle's New Diamond Tarp

    I like the looks of the diamond tarps, so I did some studying and took a close inspection of Canoebie's tarp at the MI Hang.
    Ridgeline is 10'-6", and roughly a 10x10 diamond/square.
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    In a few of the pics, I used the points of the tarp to tie out the hammock body.
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

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    Looks great Gargoyle! ....
    Questtrek
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    Sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Looks good G.
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    Looks nice, and pics too!

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    Thanks gents.
    The new diamond weighs in at 24.0 oz., including all guylines and small carabiners.
    Hammock and suspension, including tree straps and dutch clips are 23.4 oz.
    I can lighten the tarp some with zing it..but you gotta use what ya got.
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

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    kicken
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    Australian made tarps and custom gear.

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    Excellent looking tarp!
    Terry

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    Looks very nice.

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    Kinda nice to have only two guy lines huh bro!! I love the diamond for the ease of hanging it and the openness it provides. I want to see what is around me. Now for winter I might change my mind, nah, prolly not. I still like the openness then. I slept down to 11 last year when we hung at my place, course there wasn't much wind. Still, I do value simplicity.

    Good job, anxious to see it in action.
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