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    enyapjr's Avatar
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    HG 4S Cuben has arrived!!

    It has arrived! Received an extremely light carton via USPS today - my new HG 4S Cuben tarp!!
    Just under 7 oz. in the stuff sack, 6.6 oz. w/o stuff sack...
    Immediately installed the tarp on the waiting CRL with Dutch Flyz & soft shackle prussiks - hadn't made the guylines as yet, so used the ones off my previous tarp for now...
    Currently at 9.4 oz. with CRL, 4 guylines (so far), & mesh skins...
    Being my first tarp with door panels, I'll have to decide how to rig them to best suit my 'style' - will have to make time to 'play around' with various methods...

    A big thank you! to Stormcrow & Thorwren for a beautifully made UL tarp - plus shipping it in plenty of time to 'play' with it before Spring MAHHA & the pre-hang hike... Can't wait to use it on the trail!
    Happy trails!!!
    Jim (PITA)

    HYOH! (hike/hang your own hike/hang)

    Hiking (and hanging) the Pacific Crest Trail - 2014 (Nobo starting April 2!! )

    "Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time." - Steven Wright

    [Note/clarification: any or all of the above signature lines are NOT meant to be an affront to anyone in any way! - simply means that I am very excited to finally be attempting a PCT thru-hike in 2014, and attempting to hang the entire way, too!! Thank you.]

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    Congrats on the new cuben goodness! Sounds like a great piece of gear you have there!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

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    Congrats!

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    See that?!? I am green with envy... I want a cuben tarp.

    Enjoy. My day will come.

    Buffalo Skipper
    “Indian builds small fire and stays warm, white man builds big fire and stays warm collecting firewood”—unknown

    “The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea”—Karen Blixen

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    Awesome dude! Some light hikes and dry nights ahead for you.

    Fronkey

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    What is "4S" an abreviation or designation for? Beside "Four Season."

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    Maybe 4 snakes? 4 splorkvernoogleans? I bet it is just 4 Season.


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    Yay I am so xited you got your tarp cause that just means I'm one step closer to getting mine. They sure do som mighty fine work them folks at HG
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    Hiking is'ent about waiting for the storm to pass its about learning to hike in the rain.

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    Senior Member DemostiX's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    Maybe 4 snakes? 4 splorkvernoogleans? I bet it is just 4 Season.
    6.6 oz for a "4 season" tarp? Wouldn't it have to have at least 14 yards of fabric?

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    Absolutely cuben beauty! I know EXACTLY how you feel! Amazing! Isn't it? Just wait till you play with it as I been hobbling around in the yard with a back injury playing with mine,,even strung it up in the living room to where the wife think's I am going crazy,, Enjoy your cuben goodness! HG folks sure know how to make great gear!

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