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    I just finished a tarp with this stuff. Man, it is amazing material. So slippery, but not terrible to sew. Really strong too. I'll post up a write up in DIY probably tomorrow. I gotta hang this this thing outside and get some pics!
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    Looking forward to some opinions on the strength on this. I did an Argon summer top quilt and really like it. Just ordered some Argon Sil and looking at doing a new tarp.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aboyd View Post
    Looking forward to some opinions on the strength on this. I did an Argon summer top quilt and really like it. Just ordered some Argon Sil and looking at doing a new tarp.
    STRONG. I strung that thing really tight. It's double ripstop. I am quite certain that stuff can take a beating. I bounced around in the hammock made out of the non-sil treated Argon 90 some more and that thing is still going strong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CountryRoads View Post
    STRONG. I strung that thing really tight. It's double ripstop. I am quite certain that stuff can take a beating. I bounced around in the hammock made out of the non-sil treated Argon 90 some more and that thing is still going strong.
    That's a great endorsement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boulderv7 View Post
    I just finished a tarp with this stuff. Man, it is amazing material. So slippery, but not terrible to sew. Really strong too. I'll post up a write up in DIY probably tomorrow. I gotta hang this this thing outside and get some pics!
    How did it go, boulder?
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    Dutch, thanks for investing a small fortune to get us better pricing. I can't wait for mine to get here tomorrow. Just wish I didn't have so many things on the farm to do. I can't wait to inject some threads into that stuff :-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hangs4Fun View Post
    Dutch, thanks for investing a small fortune to get us better pricing. :-)
    +1 on this!!!! More orders coming.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MDSH View Post
    How did it go, boulder?
    Went very good... thread here
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    Hey all.I am really considering using Argon sil for new tarp.For those that have used this fabric in tarps,how is it behaving in high winds,compared to 1.1 silnylon?

    Also i assume unlike cuben it blocks all the sun.

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