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    What happened to the Speer Winter Tarp

    Big Al called me today.. they no longer offer finished tarps. The world will miss them. Sure glad I have one.
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    No more SWT. I'm glad I have one too. I think maybe Scittlefeild better start making them for next year then.
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    Well, I got mine...and it's way cool coyote brown to boot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Take-a-knee View Post
    Well, I got mine...and it's way cool coyote brown to boot.
    WOOOOOoooow! Coyote Brown...
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    Whew.... Got mine!


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    hmmm, interesting that Ed would stop making them. I wonder if the guy who designed it had something to do with that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    hmmm, interesting that Ed would stop making them. I wonder if the guy who designed it had something to do with that?
    I think Ed has also stopped offering any kind of finished tarp, and the kit he does offer is his original non-cat cut 10x8 rectangular.

    There is also only one weight/size hammock (18.6 oz/22.8 with net). Not sure how long that has been in effect.

    Wonder what is going on?
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
    Romans 8:18,21-22

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    I hope Ed is OK. I am hoping he is just slowing down to enjoy himself. He will probably be thinking about retirement in only 20 or 30 years. So many trails, so little time.
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    Man, didn't see that coming! Glad I ordered myself one of those pretty "brown" (mine is totally olive green) SWT's when I did.
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    wish I had ordered another one when his sale first hit. You could have made a killing on reselling it..lol
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
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