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#187499 - 10/26/14 05:19 AM Made my first 3x3m Tarp
Tacblades Offline
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This is my first 3x3m Tarp, did a little video on how I made it smile

http://youtu.be/yaPmn7_xwnY MYOG 3x3m Tarp

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#187514 - 10/27/14 11:56 AM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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looks good. What is the weight?
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#187519 - 10/27/14 03:34 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: finallyME]
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With Guy Lines it works out about 800g smile

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#188699 - 01/22/15 09:20 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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Registered: 09/30/14
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Very nice! Great video too!

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#189151 - 02/17/15 03:44 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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Registered: 12/06/14
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Great Video. Tarp looks like a beauty, I really like the tie outs being on both top and bottom. What part of construction did you find the most difficult?
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#191079 - 06/22/15 10:13 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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nice video ,looks interesting

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#191533 - 08/03/15 10:55 AM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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Quick question - would the use of strategically placed grommets add or subtract from the overall weight of the tarp? Are they a help or a hinderance?

Either way - very nice work!
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#191870 - 09/14/15 04:26 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
Dmitri Offline
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Registered: 05/24/15
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Where's the tarp? Just kidding I love camo!

Do you find the middle sags? When I made my own tarp I found the middle sagging. I have to put incredible tension on the lines to get it taught. I feel like they'll burst and cut someone's head off.


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#191872 - 09/14/15 04:36 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Dmitri]
BZH Offline
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Registered: 01/26/11
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Loc: Torrance, CA
you need to put a catenary cut into the tarp to get tight pitch. In theory you need infinite tension to get a straight tarp straight.

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#192075 - 09/25/15 12:51 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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Registered: 11/23/03
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Loc: Kitsap Peninsula, WA
ice video, thanks. You are a good seamstress! My stitching doesn't look so good.
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#192076 - 09/25/15 12:51 PM Re: Made my first 3x3m Tarp [Re: Tacblades]
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did you say how much it weighs? I must have missed that.
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