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    So, out of curiousity...anyone had any issues with the HH Hex (70D Polyeurethane Coated Polyester Rip-stop) 'misting' underneath?

    I've got one...only been out in some pretty minor rain once...was curious if misting might become an issue at some point?

    I'm looking forward to a good rain sometime (assuming no misting!) to see how it sounds from the warmth/dryness of my hammock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timabababaluka View Post
    Started out with a poly tarp... think I'll miss the sound--wait a minute! New tarp is tyvek... Never mind
    Tyvek is definitely a loud one!

    Poly coated tarps shouldn't mist... though it doesn't rain enough here to mist under even a DWR tarp...
    "Do or do not, there is no try." -- Yoda


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    I find the sound of rain hitting a tarp/shelter to be very satisfying, when you are nice and dry underneath.

    Other satisfying sounds to experience are the sound of boiling water and the crackle of a campfire.... mmmm, fire good.

    Whether car camping, day tripping or survival I think these sounds must be stored in our genetic memory and trigger a feeling of comfort and contentment. Beethoven may be nice but nothing strikes such a feeling of contentment as knowing you are warm and dry and about to be sipping on a steaming hot beverage, from a fire you created as the rain pours down all around you.

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    Thanks

    Thanks for your input and comments guys. It's great to see that this thread generated a bit of interest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Owl View Post
    So, out of curiousity...anyone had any issues with the HH Hex (70D Polyeurethane Coated Polyester Rip-stop) 'misting' underneath?

    I've got one...only been out in some pretty minor rain once...was curious if misting might become an issue at some point?

    I'm looking forward to a good rain sometime (assuming no misting!) to see how it sounds from the warmth/dryness of my hammock.
    I've only been out under my HH Hex in rain once, and it was pretty heavy rain most of the night, and I did not experience any misting.

    Cheers,

    Jason.
    All in all and I'm loving every rise and fall the sun will make and I will take breath to be sure of this

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    Quote Originally Posted by Owl View Post
    So, out of curiousity...anyone had any issues with the HH Hex (70D Polyeurethane Coated Polyester Rip-stop) 'misting' underneath?
    Nope, or atleast not yet (knocks on wood). Downside is the weight. I like the coverage over the blackbird.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Owl View Post
    So, out of curiousity...anyone had any issues with the HH Hex (70D Polyeurethane Coated Polyester Rip-stop) 'misting' underneath?

    I've got one...only been out in some pretty minor rain once...was curious if misting might become an issue at some point?

    I'm looking forward to a good rain sometime (assuming no misting!) to see how it sounds from the warmth/dryness of my hammock.
    Nope. Spent about twelve hours' worth of rain under one so far, and stayed completely dry. Some of that was a Florida summer thunderstorm, so it was pretty intense (they tend only to last an hour or two but drop one heck of a lot of water).

    It sounds a lot like rain hitting a tent rainfly (seeing as how most of 'em are PU-coated nylon these days), except that you don't have to worry about whether your "tent" is on low ground...

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    Has anyone experienced misting inder a tyvek tarp.
    Didnt want to take over thread just curious since we are on the topic at the moment

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