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    GT DBL DBL or go with DIY Tablecloth

    So I've got a GT Dbl, love it.

    Planning on stitching in some reinforcement on the extra flaps for an asym tie out setup.

    Was thinking about finding another piece of fabric and turning it into a Dbl layer, wasn't even going to sew it, just whip both end together and keep it simple.

    My concern, the GT is so doggone stretchy and comfortable, am I going to be able match the "parachute nylon" used? Don't want to hose the GT comfort factor.

    Or should I leave well enough alone and just get 2 tablecloths to get started and then purchase some 1.7 or 1.9 ripstop for my own diy dbl layer which is probably in my future anyway?

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    If you get two tableclothes and make a double layer, you can leave your GT Dbl alone, and use it with an UQ later when you get one.
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    Try the tablecloth

    I would recommend trying the table cloth for a double layer. It will feel more firm than the grand trunk, but I think you will lose the "stretchy and comfortable" feeling you describe if you try to add a layer to the GT.

    I like the firmness of the tablecloth fabrics over my nylon ones. It's nice to have different options though, and a tablecloth DL has a pretty low initial cost.

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