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    keeping bishop bag dry

    How do you keep your bishops bag from getting wet during rainstorms?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jscalia View Post
    How do you keep your bishops bag from getting wet during rainstorms?
    The bishop's bag (for a hammock body or quilt) is on the 'inside' of your dripstopper (whether that is a ring, or a buckle, or a tied on wicking string). Water that runs down the suspension is diverted before it gets to the bag.

    On a different note - I've been using a bishop's bag type setup for my tarp as well, but I don't try to keep it dry. If the tarp is wet, it doesn't hurt for it's bag to be wet.
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    As AS said, my BB sack stays under the tarp right on the end of the hammock. I use it as a little bit of extra storage when the hammock is set up. It's normally where I keep my kitchen stuff.
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    Also, my BB sack is made from silnylon, so it doesn't much matter if it gets a little wet.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    Also, my BB sack is made from silnylon, so it doesn't much matter if it gets a little wet.
    That's a point I didn't think to include. All my BB bags are silnylon.
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    Anymore I don't think sil is waterproof. The only time it is close is when pulled tight as a tarp. I keep mine under the tarp.
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