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    da bomb!

    Finally caved and bought a Superfly.. just want to say it is da bomb. i will never i repeat never get another tarp. just wanted to put it out there for those who are sitting around wondering if it's as amazing as people say it is.
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    Last edited by sunshower; 08-22-2012 at 21:12.
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    i will never i repeat never get another tarp
    Dangerous thing to say around here. I thought the same thing when I bought my first tarp and now I own 5
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    I'm glad to hear you are liking yours, I just received mine (along with the BB and underquilt) Monday, so I haven't had a chance to try them out yet - but I am impressed with how compact everything is.

    I'm almost afraid to really unfold everything out and try it, I probably won't be able to neatly fold it back up for carrying with me .

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    Big fan of the Superfly here. Me and that thing go way back.
    Still, I'm with gunner76 on the "never" bit. A Superfly was one of my very first tarps, but it sure wasn't my last.

    Anybody want to start a friendly betting pool?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannibal View Post
    Big fan of the Superfly here. Me and that thing go way back.
    Still, I'm with gunner76 on the "never" bit. A Superfly was one of my very first tarps, but it sure wasn't my last.

    Anybody want to start a friendly betting pool?

    Sure. I'll bet your Superfly this isn't the only tarp she buys.
    Last edited by XSrcing; 08-22-2012 at 18:42.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XSrcing View Post
    Sure. I'll bet your Superfly this isn't the only tarp he buys.
    Not to get bogged down in details, but "he" is named Megan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Not to get bogged down in details, but "he" is named Megan.
    What'chu talkin bout, Willis?

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    Got my superfly earlier this week, have to say I am amazed at the weight and construction! just got done rigging all the guylines up with braided masons line and shockcord loops ..all larksheaded on and have four 8 ft shockcords for the pull outs. just ordered some zing it from dutch thinking that will be better then the masons line.. i had it set up in winter mode and just a frame mode.. LOVE IT!!!!!!!! that and my new switchback are going with me this weekend..
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    I said the same thing about my setup and I am sticking to.....ooooooo the ridge runner is out...and that cloudburst tarp......ummmmmm, yeah, just forget I said anything!
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    Quote Originally Posted by StaplesHuskies View Post
    I will never, I repeat, never get another tarp... until funds are available for something better, bigger, or lighter.
    There I fixed it for you.

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