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Re: [CDT-L] tarp instead of tent



BTW, Toby, there is also a company called Moonbow in PA as a source for
tarptent.  I havent' called them yet, but their number is 800/Moonbow (666.6269)
Bombadil

TJBAKOS@cs.com wrote:

> In a message dated 03/27/2000 4:41:04 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> jimandginnyo@juno.com writes:
>
> << millions of mosquitos just waiting for us to get out
>  of the tent >>
>
> I know the feeling Jim, once I was so irritated I dropped my pack and ran to
> a closeby  lake for a quick mosquito-less swim... although they loved it when
> I got out to set up my tent in record-time.  Those dang skeeters love to
> interfere with a perfectly good day.
>
> I'm still not sure what I'll do about those buggers as I switch to the tarp.
> I recently ordered material, so I'm going through with the conversion whether
> my skin likes it or not; my back will like the change.  The Golite (<A
> HREF="http://www.golite.com";>www.golite.com</A>) way to solve that problem is
> with no-see-em netting fashioned to cover the edge openings and a groundcloth
> stitched to the netting; I'm still not sure what I'll do, but that seems like
> a sound way to go.
>
> Thanks for the advice,
> Toby
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