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    Quote Originally Posted by Raul Perez View Post
    BIG TIP - when the seam seal is dried sprinkle some baby powder on it to stop the silicone from sticking to itself.
    What about the weight penalty?
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    need pics!

    that tarp is on my future shopping list

    Enjoy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Running Feather View Post
    What about the weight penalty?
    I got nothing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Running Feather View Post
    What about the weight penalty?
    in my testing, baby powder has fillers added. Pure talcum powder is lighter!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raul Perez View Post
    BIG TIP - when the seam seal is dried sprinkle some baby powder on it to stop the silicone from sticking to itself.
    should you do the same with a silnylon tarp? (stupid question)

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    Thanks, Raul. Gotta get some unscented. I think so JSpate61. It keeps it from sticking to itself.

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    Waiting for mine as well. Who knew that the anticipation would make my SilNylon feel so heavy. . .

    SN

    By the way, does it really need sealed? Has anyone had one in a downpour without being sealed?

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    Joe says it does and I'm taking his word on it. I don't want to get caught out in a leaky tarp. I'm still waiting for him to let me know which side to seal. Does anyone know?

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    FWIW.... the OES Tarps I got from Brian were sealed from the inside.
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    When you sealed your ZPack, which side did you seal. The inside?

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