Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: ReplacingHHTarp
- Hi Dave and others, The link is:
On the right side of the page look for "Shelters -
8.Catenary Tarp. I have some lighter coated ripstop
that I am going to use so my tarp weight should be
much lower than this one. I have my Heptawing Tarp to
use for a pattern and to see how it is made and hope
my sewing skills are up to it.
For corner reinforcement detail you might want to look
at the Catenary Spin Tarp by Backpackinglight.com.
> Gear Shop > Shelter Systems > Tarps > "Catenary SpinTarp" > view item Detail. Look at the pictures for
the ridgeline, side tie-outs and corner
--- Dave Womble <dpwomble@...> wrote:
> I would like that link.
> --- In email@example.com, Bill
> <bfornshell@y...> wrote:
> > Hi, Look in the Group Photo Albums for "A
> Silk..." I
> > use a Heptawing Tarp with my Speer Hammock. You
> > like something like this. You can make one, they
> > only just a little more work, but worth it. If you
> > want to try I can send you a link to a "How To"
> > article. You can also buy one from places like
> > Bill
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- Oh, gotcha. That makes way more sense, thanks for clearing that up.
Jamie in AZ
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Brian MacMillin" <oes@h...>
> No, each side is 42" long, so the tarp is 10.5'x 7'. The hexagonshape
> combined with the catenary curves makes for a very efficient use of
> material and allows for a very taught pitch.
> Best Regards,
> Brian MacMillin