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    Tarp colors

    Does black make a good tarp color? I mean, it isn't depressing or anything is it?

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    I love my black tarp. The sil is so thin that from underneath, it just looks like a dark window tint during the day.
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    I had a navy blue tarp, and it got really hot underneath. I would guess this won't be a problem outside of the desert.

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    Blackbishop, do you have a website on making your cattarps?

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    i've got two walnut brown (at least that's the color name ray way used) silnylon tarps.
    before i got the sil & made a tarp w/ it, i was a little concerned about such a dark color, but turned out to be a great color.
    like BB said, it's so translucent that it still lets a fair amount of light through, but on a sunny morning when i don't want to get out of the hammock, i'm glad that i have a dark color to shade me from the sun<g>.
    dark, translucent colors blend in well w/ their surroundings too. good for stealth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by funbun View Post
    Blackbishop, do you have a website on making your cattarps?
    Here it is:
    www.jhatkhat.com/Khat/camping/bcdir/index.html

    That's my BlackCat Tarp in the picture. Black looks super cool.
    Last edited by FanaticFringer; 03-25-2007 at 18:30.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FanaticFringer View Post
    Here it is:
    www.jhatkhat.com/Khat/camping/bcdir/index.html

    That's my BlackCat Tarp in the picture. Black looks super cool.
    Thanks, Fringer. I was out watching "Shooter".
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