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[pct-l] Tyvek as ground cloth
- Subject: [pct-l] Tyvek as ground cloth
- From: email@example.com (Neil Ball)
- Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 17:16:36 -0600
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I don't know weather this info will save someone a little time and mon=
ey but I will post it anyway.
When I bought My tent I also bought a ground cloth with it which weigh=
s 9+ ounces. I thought I might be able to save 3 or 4 oz's if I made one us=
ing Tyvek. To make a long story short that's exactly what I did and it turn=
ed out pretty darned good.The only problem was, when I finished the TyeK cl=
oth it weighed 13+ oz's.
Conclusion: Tvek may work well if used as a ground cloth inside a tar=
p where it is not nessary to tie it down, but as a tent footprint it turned=
out to be a total waste of time and money.