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    "U Can't C Me" DIY Camo Tarp!!

    This is by far my biggest project to date!! I have made several hammocks, and 2 hammock stands, but they do NOT compare to this. The ridgeline is about 12', the bottom about 14'. It has a slight cat-cut in it. The cat is not a much as I would have liked. It is still a little floppy, but I think I am going to add side tie outs. With a 14' bottom edge, it has doors. I wanted something that I could use for bad weather, and for scouting, where I may need my privacy with a bunch of boys running around. It may not be that big of a deal on troop campouts, but at camporees where there are several hundred boys and adults, something with doors is needed!!! It is made from 1.1 camo ripstop from BWDD. This is NOT silnylon. I plan on doing that myself, but the weather is not cooperating. I need a good sunny, warm day. The ridgeline was a pain for me to get straight. I hung the tarp and the ridgeline was terrible. I didn't realize how bad it was until then. So, back to the drawing board, cut off the ridgeline and injected a new flat felled seam, much better. I actually looks like a tarp now. Ok enough talk, lets see the pics!!
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    Looking good RR72, that's a nice big tarp you've made there

    Can't wait to see/hear how it's going to turn out after you've treat it with sil.
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    I'm not a big camo junkie...unless it's woodland camo...I'm diggin' this!
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    Well done rr. It will serve you well.
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    Looks great. What are the dimensions? The ridge line is 12'. What is the distance between the side mid- points?

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    The pattern works well. Just looking at the pictures with what little trees are in the background I can see how this would work nicely.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wwk10 View Post
    Looks great. What are the dimensions? The ridge line is 12'. What is the distance between the side mid- points?
    The mid side tieouts are 8' apart- leaving 3' at each end for the doors. It stands about 5' high. The fabric is 68" to start, then subtract for the hem and the flat felled seam (x2 in this case, for the one I cut out and fixed). I have not measured it, so that is a rough guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    I'm not a big camo junkie...unless it's woodland camo...I'm diggin' this!
    Thank OldGringo!!

    gargoyle Well done rr. It will serve you well.
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    awesome job - i would really like to know how the application of silcone goes. i love camo print - if they made a crayon i'd use it.

    looking forward to a report after the DIY silcone.

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    That came out really great! I'm glad it all worked out for you. I think I need to make myself a camo tarp next. Awesome job!

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