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    Member Tonks's Avatar
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    Newbie needs tarp reccomendation

    I am a total newbie and just bought a hammock. The hammock is a DreamHammock Crinkle 60. I want to get a single tarp which will be light, large enough for two hammocks and a dog, and good enough for most of the year in New Hampshire. It would be a bonus if it could be used as an on the ground shelter with a net tent or some type of bug netting. Oh, and I don't have much money, so the less expensive the better, if it still works well.

    I will be using the one I made from a painter's cloth for a while, saving for a new one, but thought I would go with one of the big boys. Here is what I am looking at, but would be happy to have any additional recommendations:

    GargoyleGear Mega Ogee 11
    Warbonnet Superfly
    JRB 11x10 Tarp


    Any advice appreciated.

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    Member Tonks's Avatar
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    Thanks for the rec. Have you used this tarp at all? What do you like about it? I certainly like the price and the light color will let a great deal of light through.

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    Senior Member J.Andersons's Avatar
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    I'm a happy MacCat Ultra from OES user! Wouldn't hesitate to recomend MacCat
    Ride fast
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    Member Tonks's Avatar
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    Cool, thank you. I will check it out.

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    I have a MacCat Deluxe for most days and a Warbonnet Superfly for Cooold and rainy days. Both are great. The MacCat Deluxe will honestly do you just fine for the vast majority of what you will face. However, a week in the mountains on the CT/NY border during a particularly cold, windy and rainy spell made a believer out of me regarding my Superfly. That thing was awesome for keeping everything dry and warm. Glad I have both!
    WBBB 1.1 (Coyote Brown)
    SuperFly Tarp / MacCat Deluxe Tarp (Coyote Brown)
    TQ: Warbonnet 3 Season
    UQ: HammockGear 3 Season Incubator
    Mystery Ranch Kodiak or SweetPea / Gregory Z55

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    Member Tonks's Avatar
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    Very cool. I cant wait to order one. My hammock should be here any day!

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    You should check out the Etowah tarps they are great, and very affordable! I have a 11/12 ripstop for winter and a 10/10 silnylon for summer.
    High ground is dry ground!
    Moondoggy

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    Hi Tonks

    We just released our new tarp, greater and lighter than the other one only 660 gr.

    you should check out our website
    http://www.ticketothemoon.com/en/photo-gallery.html
    bye

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    Here is the link to Etowah , sorry if forgot it in my last post!
    http://www.shop.backpackingadventuregear.com/
    High ground is dry ground!
    Moondoggy

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