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    I was thinking about buying a few yards of some mesh material from the fabric section in Walmart to mess around with.

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    I used some tulle from Wal-Mart to prototype and it has worked so well I never bought the real bug mesh.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    I used some tulle from Wal-Mart to prototype and it has worked so well I never bought the real bug mesh.
    I've always wondered if that would work! Too bad wal-mart doesn't sell fabric anymore...

    It was very easy to run to WM and pick up some 1or2 $ fabric. We have a fabric store in town but it's across town and they never have anything good.

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    I opted for tulle as well and I couldn't be happier with it. Weighs nothing and it's a lot more durable than I thought it would be. I think I paid 67 cents a yard (60" wide). The black is so transparent I spent a good bit of time second-guessing that it was actually covering everywhere.

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    I opted for tulle as well and I couldn't be happier with it. Weighs nothing and it's a lot more durable than I thought it would be. I think I paid 67 cents a yard (60" wide). The black is so transparent I spent a good bit of time second-guessing that it was actually covering everywhere.
    I saw a netting type material that had what I thought were larger than needed holes. It was on the cheap rack. Would this be the same stuff? Holes were about 1/16 of an inch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TNRat View Post
    I saw a netting type material that had what I thought were larger than needed holes. It was on the cheap rack. Would this be the same stuff? Holes were about 1/16 of an inch.
    I believe tulle comes in a variety of types, but the material I got had a finer mesh than most bug netting that I've seen. Just eyeballing it, it is decidedly smaller than the netting of an inexpensive Coughlan's bug net or something of that type.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CMPops View Post
    I believe tulle comes in a variety of types, but the material I got had a finer mesh than most bug netting that I've seen. Just eyeballing it, it is decidedly smaller than the netting of an inexpensive Coughlan's bug net or something of that type.
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