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    Quote Originally Posted by G.L.P. View Post
    yeah mine was just this summer i been out in rain before but nothing like the last time 5" of rain in a 4 hours span was crazy the AT was a river and i'm not kidding
    everyone had wet gear but Dutch ... go figure LOL
    I remained dry as well, 12x12 tarp and Dutch clips saved me.

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    All you need to do is put a picture of Dutch there and the water will go back up the whoopie sling and the water will never come near you!
    "yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift---thats why its called a present" - Master Oogway
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    Senior Member djminnesota's Avatar
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    cotton is rotten... and therefore wonderful for acting as a rain stop. this is the one piece of gear i have that contains even a trace of cotton.

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    Senior Member timabababaluka's Avatar
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    Like many have already mentioned (including the OP), I simply sling my whoopie ends back over themselves and it has worked fine thus far. If I were worried that wasn't enough I would tie a small length of paracord before the looped whoopie ends--I always seem to have a bit of that stuff floating around anyhow .
    You're gonna need a bigger hammock

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