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    tarp specifically designed for a bridge hammock?

    Hey guys, is there one specific design of tarp that works best with a bridge hammock?
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    I don't have a specific answer... But if I was a bridge hammocker I would be looking at something big wide and with exterior poll mod... Some like the hard rock winter tarp from arrowhead...

    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/tarps.html bottom of page-ish...
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    Warbonnet's cloudburst tarp is the only one I know of that was made to cover a bridge hammock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brute1100 View Post
    I don't have a specific answer... But if I was a bridge hammocker I would be looking at something big wide and with exterior poll mod... Some like the hard rock winter tarp from arrowhead...

    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/tarps.html bottom of page-ish...
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    tarp for bridge

    I don't think there is one ideal set up, but most bridge users seem to gravitate toward "bigger is better" since extending over the spreader bars present a challenge.

    I have a BMJ from Warbonnet. Works great without the side pulls and even better with the side pull outs being used. I know other bridge users have had success with this tarp, too.

    I'm going to experiment with a diamond set up this winter/spring to see how that goes but I don't have any input on that design for a bridge yet.

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    I see the Cloudburst is q 132X120 rectangle, as is the JRB. But there are no pull outs on the JRB, I have used Grip Clips for the same effect. The JRB also has very small cat cuts, which I don't think actually decrease coverage to any noticeable degree, but do seem to keep it very stable in the wind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevebo View Post
    Hey guys, is there one specific design of tarp that works best with a bridge hammock?
    In my humble opinion if you have the spindrift you can actually go with A smaller tarp. With the spindrift I use the Zpacks cuben fiber 11'x8.5' . And I think you could even go smaller. All you have to do is block direct rain. Although I do use the warbonnet Mamajamba door kit on one end only for added protection.

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