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    DIY Tarp

    Well today i finished the meat and potatoes of my second tarp...just need to add some grosgrain and bam done...the design i went with is the Gargoyle Ogee...the material I used was from the 1.1 group buy back in Feb...and let me tell you it is light and wide (68") gives it a bit more coverage...But due to gusting winds of 30-40+ set-up wasn't ideal for working all the angles...so stay tuned and will get pics and weight up..
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    That is a nice looking tarp you made there!


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    ever work with tyvek?

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    Looks good. Did you do your own sil on it? How did that go?

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    Sil goes on this week...let me tell you duke this stuff is light...packed it down pretty small size of a grapefruit...crazy
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    Quote Originally Posted by ricecg View Post
    Sil goes on this week...let me tell you duke this stuff is light...packed it down pretty small size of a grapefruit...crazy
    Yeah, I've made a SL hammock out of it and its only 6.5 oz for the body. I want to make a tarp too, but barely have enough fabric to do it and am waiting patiently for someone to sil theirs up to see if it holds water out. Let me know.

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