Tarp Recommendations

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Tarp Recommendations

Post by Zstevenson1 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:30 am

So I'm working on polishing off my bag, and now I'm looking at a good, lightweight, probably sil nylon tarp with a bunch of loops for hanging in all different configurations. Does anyone have recommendations for a good one to buy? So many options online and they're just expensive enough that I don't wanna keep buying them.

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Re: Tarp Recommendations

Post by BigJesse » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:46 am

I just recently got a DD Hammocks 3x3 (meters). Every tieout is reinforced and it has 3 on the ridgeline along with the obvious ones on the edges. It's not the most lightweight one you can get, but any lighter you're spending over $100. I really like it. Much better than my old BCUSA 10x10.

https://www.ddhammocks.com/us/product/d ... _green_3x3

If you're looking for super lightweight a dyneema tarp is as good as you can get, but they're like $350.

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Re: Tarp Recommendations

Post by Zstevenson1 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:59 am

BigJesse wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:46 am
I just recently got a DD Hammocks 3x3 (meters). Every tieout is reinforced and it has 3 on the ridgeline along with the obvious ones on the edges. It's not the most lightweight one you can get, but any lighter you're spending over $100. I really like it. Much better than my old BCUSA 10x10.

https://www.ddhammocks.com/us/product/d ... _green_3x3

If you're looking for super lightweight a dyneema tarp is as good as you can get, but they're like $350.

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Great recommendation! When you have it all folded/rolled what would you say the dimensions are?
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Re: Tarp Recommendations

Post by BigJesse » Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:19 pm


Zstevenson1 wrote: Great recommendation! When you have it all folded/rolled what would you say the dimensions are?
The bag that comes with it is 8"x12" or so. But you can squeeze it smaller if you need to.

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Re: Tarp Recommendations

Post by YoungBlacksmith » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:44 am

The DD is priced right around the BCUSA 10x10 tarp, looks great, how much was shipping?
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Post by BigJesse » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:58 am

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Re: Tarp Recommendations

Post by YoungBlacksmith » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:24 pm

:shock: :o :D

That just jumped way ahead of the BCUSA!
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Post by BigJesse » Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:28 pm

YoungBlacksmith wrote::shock: :o :D

That just jumped way ahead of the BCUSA!
Its rather impressive that they can afford it. The tarp is top notch so far AND free shipping from the UK.
Got it in a week no less.

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