Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Senior Member Holger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Northern Rivers, Australia
    Hammock
    Clark NX 250
    Tarp
    Clark Vertex
    Suspension
    Whoopies & Dutch
    Posts
    158

    Stuffing Sil nylon?

    Can I stuff my sil nylon tarp into a small bag, or do I need to roll and fold it up?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Redoleary's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Pennfield Twp, MI
    Hammock
    DIY gathered end
    Tarp
    Hinterland gear
    Insulation
    down bag
    Suspension
    strap & E.T.'s
    Posts
    3,519
    Images
    70
    Stuff away!
    Good luck,
    RED

    My Youtube Channel

    Deep peace of the running wave to you.
    Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
    Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
    Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
    Deep peace without end to you.
    adapted from - ancient gaelic runes

  3. #3
    swampfox's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Simpsonville, SC
    Hammock
    Warbonnet Blackbird 1.7 Double
    Tarp
    MacCat Ultra
    Insulation
    Speer Snugfit
    Suspension
    Whoopie slings
    Posts
    1,151
    Images
    35
    What he said.
    He is your friend, your companion, your defender... he is your dog. You are his life, his leader, and master. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of that devotion.

  4. #4
    Bubba's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.7 SL
    Tarp
    WB Superfly
    Insulation
    WB and UGQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies or Straps
    Posts
    6,444
    Images
    80
    Stuffing is fine. Many people use "tarp sleeves" or "snake skins" for their tarps for ease of deployment.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

  5. #5
    Senior Member Holger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Northern Rivers, Australia
    Hammock
    Clark NX 250
    Tarp
    Clark Vertex
    Suspension
    Whoopies & Dutch
    Posts
    158
    Thanks- that is the answer I hoped to hear!
    Thanks

  6. #6
    Senior Member Pipsissewa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Yancey Co., NC - Home of Mt. Mitchell
    Hammock
    Too many to list
    Tarp
    Cuben with doors
    Insulation
    FlThrwr UQ+DIY TQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies + straps
    Posts
    1,818
    Images
    7
    I'm chiming in a little late here, but I just read that stuffing is better because, if you fold, you end up folding in the same place over and over which eventually damages the fabric. YAY!
    "Pips"
    Mountains have a dreamy way
    Of folding up a noisy day
    In quiet covers, cool and gray.

    ---Leigh Buckner Hanes

    Surely, God could have made a better way to sleep.

    Surely, God never did.

  7. #7
    Senior Member gargoyle's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Middlebury, IN
    Hammock
    G-Bird II
    Tarp
    Ogee tarp
    Insulation
    AHE TQ DIY Down UQ
    Suspension
    whoop dutch!
    Posts
    6,257
    Images
    46
    Stuff it!
    Stuffing is better in my opinion. Folding repeatedly on the same areas will stress those areas and potentially cause wear or permanent creases.
    Stuffing or using a tube-type containment system is random.
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

  8. #8
    Senior Member Holger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Northern Rivers, Australia
    Hammock
    Clark NX 250
    Tarp
    Clark Vertex
    Suspension
    Whoopies & Dutch
    Posts
    158
    Thanks everybody.
    Packed my tarp in a 2l Sea to Summit drybag, small and compact.
    I always pack my tarp extra (first thing i need, last thing to pack ) and in a drybag.
    That way everything else stay's dry if i have to pack the tarp wet.

  9. #9
    Senior Member Two Tents's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Hadley, Pa.
    Hammock
    Wilderness Logic Night OWL
    Tarp
    WL Tadpole
    Insulation
    Pheonix 3s, te-wa
    Suspension
    Whoopies
    Posts
    1,067
    Stuff it or snake skin it. Keep it in/on your pack where you can get it up first. That's the ticket! No folding of the gear.
    I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all.

Similar Threads

  1. Need help stuffing down!!!
    By Mouseskowitz in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 11-15-2013, 10:57
  2. Over stuffing
    By Wanderer4953 in forum Under Quilts
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 05-17-2013, 12:31
  3. Need more stuffing?
    By Caveman in forum Bottom Insulation
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 11-26-2012, 19:53
  4. Down Stuffing
    By Highstrung in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-11-2010, 07:50
  5. PowerGrid Nylon with Spectra. 500 Denier coated Ripstop Nylon?
    By thesleepingcoyote in forum Do-It-Yourself (DIY)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-02-2007, 06:23

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •