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    waterproof ground cloth material

    I need some waterproof ground cloth material . I'm gonna cut a slit in the bottom of my eno bugnet and install a waterproof tub floor for when I have to sleep on the ground. 5' x 8' should be plenty.

    btw, I got a thread all about this here:

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    How about tyvek, or .7mm plastic? Both are cheap and waterproof.
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    I would use 'Tyvek'

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    an old 1 person tent footprint would work as well. it would probably be a little heavier than the tyvek or painter's plastic though. plus it'll likely have grommits already in the 4 corners, which would be nice to acheive your bathtub-style floor

    on this note, i wonder if it'd be worthwhile to have some sort of footprint suspended below a hammock (kind of like an underquilt is, but a little lower) to store gear in and also to protect the bottom of the hammock from rain

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    with those grommets or some loops lines could be tied to help suspend the ground cloth, and be snugged up in cold times .....

    this is another idea I had and works well, a poorman's peapod.
    I didn't need much of a sleeping bag .....
    I can't believe I'm thinking cold weather gear when it's getting soooo warm here.

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