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    Senior Member Festus Hagen's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by lizzie View Post
    I made it because my go-to tarp is a minimalist diamond asym (five ounces) that provides adequate protection against rain, but still left me vulnerable to some wind-driven rain and rain-splashing from below.
    It works for snow, too NFA's rig is pictured here from last weekend, he pitched his tarp a little high as you can see in the pic and the sock kept the snow off of him (we got about 10" overnight).



    I was running a similar setup, also had my tiny HH tarp hung a little too high, but no worries



    The previous night had gotten to -1F or so, I was running an EMS Boreal 0-bag and a DD underquilt inside the Molly Mac sock. I was comfortable and warm all night.... I think without the sock I would have lived but perhaps not slept so well.

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    I've always used DWR for my socks and have never had any ventilation concerns...DWR breathes well enough.
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    Hey Jeff,

    Did you ever come up with some dimensions to make your newest sock version?

    Thanks,

    Sotaram

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    Did you ever come up with some dimensions to make your newest sock version?
    I know this is an old thread...but ditto on the measurements ...
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