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    Latest Cuben Tarp design

    After quite a wait for Adam at Hammock Gear to do some R&D on his latest cuben tarp design it finally arrived today, and it was well worth the wait. I believe I'm the first to receive it. It has an 11' ridge line that has a slight cat cut to help keep it taught, and is 10' wide. The tie outs along the straight bottom edge allow the ends to tun inward to become doors. The most amazing thing about this cuben tarp is it weighs in at 8 3/4 ounces. One very nice surprise is it comes in a very pale green hue which makes it fit into the forest atmosphere and the view from inside is like being under a forest canopy.

    Ok... so I'm including 6 photos. I need to mention 2 things... first it may look a little grey, but it is green, and most importantly.... the photo that I"m in I'm wearing very baggy shorts ....it's not a skirt.

    I'm heading into the hills in a few days where it will get a true test, but with all things Adam and Jenny create I have no doubt it will perform perfectly.
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    Wow... bad case of tarp envy suddenly!

    That's a mighty fine tarp you acquired there, and Adam and Jenny's work is absolutely amazing... congrats on your new gear.
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    Very nice! Looking forward to pics from the woods!

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    That is absolutely a fantastic looking tarp! I know if Adam and Jenny made it ... it's even better looking at it in person!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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    Extremely nice tarp! Great pictures (in spite of the shorts)
    Mike
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    That is some serious tarp goodness!!!!
    "If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing you should do is STOP DIGGING "

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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Heck I've even started my HG Cuben Tarp slush fund ... put another $20 in today!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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    Freedom under a constitutional republic is a well armed lamb contesting the vote." ... B.Franklin


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    That thing is HUUUUUUUGE!
    Pass the Apple Pie

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    truly huge... wow.

    glad to see it. i'm saving for mine.
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    love the tarp,,and its soooo light,,,,going to have to save a few nickels and get one..

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