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Troy Ammons
(tammons) - F
What is the best UL breathable truely waterproof fabric for a tent on 03/21/2009 08:27:08 MDT Print View

What is the best UL breathable truely waterproof fabric for a tent. Gortex or somehting else. Its been a while.

I have an idea for an ultralight tent, and am considering breathable WP material if I can find one light enough.

Also is cuben 100% waterproof ??

Joe Clement
(skinewmexico) - MLife

Locale: Southwest
Best fabric on 03/21/2009 08:54:41 MDT Print View

Probably Event. But I'm not sure about the truly waterproof part. Say Troy, you don't know what a 6.5x47 Lapua is, do you?

Chris Chastain
(Thangfish) - F

Locale: S. Central NC, USA
UL breathable, waterproof on 03/21/2009 08:58:40 MDT Print View

eVent?

Troy Ammons
(tammons) - F
What is the best UL breathable truely waterproof fabric for a tent on 03/21/2009 09:03:29 MDT Print View

Haa, good one joe.
I am getting back to my roots.

David Olsen
(oware)

Locale: Steptoe Butte
Re: Best fabric on 03/21/2009 09:37:05 MDT Print View

None that I know of are flame retardent.

Probably grey market Gore Dryloft would be the best
a lay person could get their hands on. After that
Epic.

Joe, I am working on an inherited 25-284 and a 7x57 AI.

Troy Ammons
(tammons) - F
What is the best UL breathable truely waterproof fabric for a tent on 03/21/2009 09:46:33 MDT Print View

You have a link for sales of those fabrics ??

Dan Cunningham
(mn-backpacker)

Locale: Land of 12,000 Loons
Re: UL breathable, waterproof on 03/21/2009 09:57:56 MDT Print View

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Edited by mn-backpacker on 03/21/2009 09:58:41 MDT.

David Olsen
(oware)

Locale: Steptoe Butte
Re: What is the best UL breathable truely waterproof fabric for a tent on 03/21/2009 10:38:43 MDT Print View

Nope, you just have to google over time and see if anyplace
has some closeout stuff.