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Evan Brodfuehrer
(burtonboarder84)
spinnaker cloth on 07/11/2010 06:46:50 MDT Print View

Does anyone know where to get waterproof spinnaker cloth from? Thanks!

Chris Lucas
(ChemE) - F

Locale: SC
Gossamear Gear on 07/11/2010 07:58:37 MDT Print View

Perhaps email the nice folks at Gossamer Gear and see if they'll sell you their 0.99 oz./yd² spinnaker for DIY projects? I would be surprised if they wouldn't.

Other than that, I think kitebuilder.com sells spinnaker but not I believe that not all spinnaker is create equal and depending on your intended purpose other materials may not be sufficiently waterproof.

Edited by ChemE on 07/11/2010 07:59:48 MDT.

Bradford Rogers
(Mocs123) - MLife

Locale: Southeast Tennessee
Re: Gossamear Gear on 07/11/2010 08:13:37 MDT Print View

thru-hiker.com

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: spinnaker cloth on 07/11/2010 08:19:08 MDT Print View

Thru-Hiker is still out of stock :(

Frederick Maxfield
(fredmax56) - M

Locale: New England
Rockywoods.com on 07/11/2010 08:19:53 MDT Print View

Evan Rockywoods.com sells the cloth you are lookinf also.

Edited by fredmax56 on 07/11/2010 08:20:30 MDT.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: Rockywoods.com on 07/11/2010 08:25:49 MDT Print View

Frederick, Do have a link to the right page. I looked there a while ago and did not see it there either. I too have been looking for some.

Frederick Maxfield
(fredmax56) - M

Locale: New England
Rockywoods on 07/11/2010 08:31:19 MDT Print View

Ken if you scroll down, on their home page, until you find ultra lightweight fabrics. They sell Ultra-Sil Silicone Ripstop Nylon Fabric. It is double coated, wider, and lighter than sil nylon

Chris W
(simplespirit) - MLife

Locale: .
Re: Rockywoods on 07/11/2010 08:33:22 MDT Print View

Ultra-sil is silnylon.

Ken Thompson
(kthompson) - MLife

Locale: Behind the Redwood Curtain
Re: Rockywoods on 07/11/2010 08:35:36 MDT Print View

Spinnaker is polyester.

Nathan Baker
(Slvravn) - MLife

Locale: East Coast - Mid Atlantic
Re: spinnaker cloth on 07/11/2010 08:42:30 MDT Print View

Evan - Prolite Gear carries the same spinnaker that Gossamer Gear uses for their products

Evan Brodfuehrer
(burtonboarder84)
sources on 07/11/2010 19:39:03 MDT Print View

Yeah, thruhiker and prolite gear are both out of stock. I guess I will send gossamer an e-mail and see what they say. I'm looking for something waterproof. I would like to make a tarp...

Samuel C. Farrington
(scfhome) - M

Locale: Chocorua NH, USA
GG spin on 07/15/2010 22:39:06 MDT Print View

Emailed GG ages ago about selling spinnaker cloth. Nein.

Roger Caffin
(rcaffin) - BPL Staff - MLife

Locale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
Re: Rockywoods on 07/16/2010 01:41:02 MDT Print View

However, 'UltraSil' may be less waterproof than 'silnylon'.

Cheers