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  1. #11
    gunner76's Avatar
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    I use a continous ridge line for my tarps and hang the tarp under it if no rain and over it if rain in the forcast.

    I fold my cuben tarp and then stow it in its stuff bag.
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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by bayoubomber View Post
    Hawk, do you just stuff like your superfly or do your fold it?
    Sort of roll it and slide skins over each end. Pretty much like it shows me doing my cuben tarp in this video


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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos View Post
    I use mesh skins on mine for breathability if wet, then stuff them in the outside of my pack.
    I've always used mesh skins for that same reasons but actually the tarp doesn't dry in them ... it's a water proof fabric and all that water stays inside the tarp. You might get a little drying on the outside surfaces of the roll. But really even if the sun comes out and you hike all day that bad boy is soaking wet when you deploy it later that evening.

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    I use a continuous RL on mine, I just prefer the adjustability over two separate lines.

    I have short shockcord loops on my tie outs, just for extra give in string winds more than anything else. I tie my lines out with marlin spike hitches now, Dutch showed me the light after messing around with adjustable knots for years.

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    I fold and roll like a bed sheet.

    David

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    Senior Member clb's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by cmich View Post
    ...I choose to run the ridgeline over the tarp to avoid any abrasion the line may cause to the tarp. Abrasion is spinn and cubens downfall...
    FWIW,That was the gist of the conversation I had with Stormcrow when I bought my cuben tarp.
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    Thanks guys, cant wait until im in the cuben club!!
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