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    titanium_hiker's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
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    I jumped on the spinn boat because it was lighter and that you could touch it whilst wet and it wouldn't seep like silnylon.

    A bit concerned to hear about this folding issue- but then again all sail spinnakers aren't appropriate for tarp spinn (which is why we don't have them anymore.)

    Spinn tarp owners comment?

    TH
    my hammock gear weights total: 2430g (~86oz)
    Winter: total 2521 (~89oz)
    (see my profile for detailed weights)

    gram counter, not gram weenie!

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    Senior Member Triggerhpy's Avatar
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    Big Bear City Ca.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nacra533 View Post
    I've not made the jump to cuben yet because I want to see its usefulness beyond the true UL, specifically its durability proven or a little while longer.
    Ditto Durability proven.
    Tortoise never for a moment stopped, but went on with a slow but steady pace straight to the end of the course.
    Translated by George Fyler Townsend. Aesop's Fables (p. 18). Amazon Digital Services, Inc..

  3. #13
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    Jul 2010
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    I've got an OES MacCat Deluxe in Spinn - it's been great so far. I've had it for a little over a year and slept about 30 nights under it, including some torrential Alabama thunderstorms. No durability issues so far.

  4. #14
    MAD777's Avatar
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    May 2009
    Location
    South Florida
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    I have a 4 year old OES MacCat Ultra spinnaker tarp and i love it! The lightness of it has kept me from justifying cuben (so far).
    Mike
    "Life is a Project!"

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