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    Stuffing Sil nylon?

    Can I stuff my sil nylon tarp into a small bag, or do I need to roll and fold it up?

    Thanks

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    Stuff away!
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    Stuffing is fine. Many people use "tarp sleeves" or "snake skins" for their tarps for ease of deployment.
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    Thanks- that is the answer I hoped to hear!
    Thanks

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    I'm chiming in a little late here, but I just read that stuffing is better because, if you fold, you end up folding in the same place over and over which eventually damages the fabric. YAY!
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    Stuff it!
    Stuffing is better in my opinion. Folding repeatedly on the same areas will stress those areas and potentially cause wear or permanent creases.
    Stuffing or using a tube-type containment system is random.
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    Senior Member Holger's Avatar
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    Thanks everybody.
    Packed my tarp in a 2l Sea to Summit drybag, small and compact.
    I always pack my tarp extra (first thing i need, last thing to pack ) and in a drybag.
    That way everything else stay's dry if i have to pack the tarp wet.

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    Stuff it or snake skin it. Keep it in/on your pack where you can get it up first. That's the ticket! No folding of the gear.
    I like refried beans. That's why I wanna try fried beans, because maybe they're just as good and we're just wasting time. You don't have to fry them again after all.

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