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    How can you tell silnylon from SpinnUL on Mccat Tarp?

    Have acquired a used McCat Deluxe tarp. How can one tell by looking, what material the tarp is made from? Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2Questions View Post
    You will need ear plugs when handling spinn!! ZQ
    I concur if it sounds like a thunderstorm when you handle it... well it's SpinnUL
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    I've only seen spinn once but it had grid lines running in it. My silnylon doesn't. Although I do have have some nylon with fairly prominant grid lines in it, it's not waterproof. Spinn is also lighter than silnylon. I would think you could go to the web site and see what's listed as the weight's of each tarp and then weigh your's.

    Please take all this with a grain of salt as I'm only repeating stuff I've been told and I really don't know for sure since I don't own any spinn.

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    The SpinnUL I was using has a much larger ripstop pattern, about 1/2" lines in the material. Silnylon has much smaller 1/4" ripstop.
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    Thanks for all the replies. I think it is silnylon.

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    Also, if you want to shoot me an email of either the fabric or the tarp setup, I'll be able to tell you just from that. I guess that's what I get for handling thousands of yards of fabric...*facepalm*
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    Fabric ID

    Fixin' to send some pics. Thanks!

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    Identified by the maker as silnylon. Thanks Brian!

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