Re: tarp camping
James H. Moss (JHMoss@LAWYERNET.COM)
Thu, 9 Jul 1998 09:57:53 -0600
Contact an outward bound school. They camp in tarps year round. There is a
small mfg in the northwest who makes all their tarps with extra grommets and
ties. They are waterproof and flexible and withstand a real beating. OB
tarps are used for years.
The blue nylon tarps are not worth buying. They do not flex, make a lot of
noise in the wind and the sun will disintegrate them in a couple of days.
You would be better off with canvas. I would not suggest purchasing tarps
made by commercial companies. They do not last any longer and they are
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City