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    Senior Member miisterwright's Avatar
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    Funky Forest Tarp size?

    My wife is ordered a deal from reioutlet.com that includes an SBpro and a Funky Forest Tarp. The specs said that the FF tarp is 8.5 X 8.5 That seems small so I checked the Travel Hammock site and it shows 10 X 10.

    My question is... Are there different sized FF tarps? (discontinued, maybe...) I'm hoping it's an error in the specs and is not really an 8.5 X 8.5.

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    If I understand correctly the forest tarp is hung on the diagonal making the ridgeline the longer than the sides. I would think you would be ok 8.5X8.5
    . By my figures that is around a 12' ridgeline on the diagonal.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    Senior Member miisterwright's Avatar
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    That doesn't explain the 10 x10 spec on the manufactures website. I'm sure it'll work either way, just want to know what it really is.

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    gotcha... sorry I misunderstood your post....
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    sometimes they list the diagonal measurements instead of the rectangular side dimensions, (note this on the claytor webside) - like if it says 10 x 10 diagonal tarp, that may be 10' on the diagonal, not 10' on each side.

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    I have a Skeeter Beeter Pro as well as the Funky Forest Tarp. I believe the diagonal ridgeline is 13' or 14'. It cover the Skeeter Beeter Pro well. Here is a picture of the Funky Forest tarp used over the Travel Hammock ATHH.
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