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Brett Peugh
(bpeugh) - F - M

Locale: Midwest
Wider silnylon? on 09/10/2012 16:31:19 MDT Print View

I am a bigger and taller guy and was looking to have someone I know make a poncho/tarp for me out of 1.1 silnylon. The widest I could find was 65" wide for $10.95/yd at lightheartgear and some seconds of the same width at Quest Outfitters for $6.70/yd. Is there anything out there that is wider?

Jordo _99
(jordo_99) - MLife

Locale: Nebraska
72" ripstop...not sil tho on 09/10/2012 16:40:18 MDT Print View can get some 72" wide 1.1 ripstop from DIY Gear Supply but you'd have to make your own silicone coating to finish

Edited by jordo_99 on 09/10/2012 16:46:13 MDT.

David Olsen

Locale: Steptoe Butte
seam in other direction? on 09/10/2012 17:19:26 MDT Print View

Maybe use a seam in the lower back where it would be a big leakage issue, and use the length rather than the width of the fabric for side to side roomyness?