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- Subject: [ft-l] Tyvek
- From: lparker at cacaphony.net (L. Clayton Parker)
- Date: Sun Aug 3 16:50:54 2003
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As Mary Pat has already stated, Tom Daniels is selling Tyvek as a
fundraiser in custom lengths. If he runs out, I laways have some around
If that fails, try driving by a local jobsite where they have just
wrapped a house. There are usually enough scraps laying aroung to sew a
couple of tents out of.
That's right, I said sew tents...as in it can be sewn into tents, clothing,
packs, kites, etc. Have fun and let me know if you need some.
Lee I Joe
Pamela Hale wrote:
> As you've no doubt heard from the backcountry chatter, Tyvek home wrap
> is being used (successfully) for tent footprints, sit-upons, tarps,
> etc. It is very durable, waterproof, puncture resistant, machine
> washable and weighs one-third to one-half less per square foot than
> visqueen (4-6 mil plastic).
> The only downside I've found so far is that it is only available in
> large quantities (100 ft rolls) from construction supply places, or
> through internet sites that sell custom lengths for premium prices. (see
> I took the plunge and purchased a roll. Needless to say I have quite a
> bit left over, and am willing to part with it cheap. Width is 9 feet,
> and I'll sell it for $2.25 per linear foot. Price includes shipping
> (CONUS only, regular mail).
> If you are interested, email me directly at this address.
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