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Mike Spain

Locale: Georgia
Tyvek on 02/24/2011 19:44:27 MST Print View

I am looking to make a ground cloth for my backpacking tent to save weight. Anyone know where I can get a small piece for just that purpose at a reasonable price? I checked Home Depot and they only sell it by the roll.

Jack H.
(Found) - F

Locale: Sacramento, CA
Re: Tyvek on 02/24/2011 19:56:01 MST Print View

Dutch Anderson
(Silveradodutchman) - F

Locale: Central Florida
Re: Tyvek on 02/24/2011 20:05:17 MST Print View

Lots of vendors on Ebay sell by the foot off a roll.

Randy Brissey
(rbrissey) - M

Locale: Redondo Beach, CA
Which Tyvek? on 02/24/2011 20:14:02 MST Print View

There are two types of Tyvek that people use.

There is Tyvek paper (type 10) and there is Tyvek fabric (type 14). Most of the Tyvek on the market is the hard (paper) form. I prefer the fabric for groundsheets.


Doug I.
(idester) - MLife

Locale: PNW
Re: Tyvek on 02/24/2011 20:21:22 MST Print View

Tarptent sells tyvek groundsheets for its tents.
AntiGravity Gear sells it by the foot.

Jake Willits
(TrailSavvy) - MLife

Locale: Arkansas Ozarks
Tyvek on 02/24/2011 20:47:51 MST Print View

I bought some from Montanasoft on ebay several weeks ago. He sold it in 9' wide and you pay by the foot. For 3x9, I paid $6.30 including shipping. Arrived within the week.