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What should I do with cuben scraps?
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tyler marlow

Locale: UTAH
What should I do with cuben scraps? on 09/20/2012 16:01:48 MDT Print View

I bought some cuben pieces from Oware recently to take a groundcloth and rain cape, but now I'm
rethinking it.

I've got two pieces of .74 cuben 15 inches tapering to 6 by 110 inches long. It looks like it would make a perfect groundsheet with the seam down the middle, but it seems that the .74 won't last too long.

Then I've got a piece 27" by 54".

What do i make???

James Reilly
(zippymorocco) - M

Locale: Montana
cuben on 09/20/2012 16:43:56 MDT Print View

the 27" x 54" would be perfect for a rain kilt. In fact I tried to buy that very piece but was too slow. The other piece could be used for stuff sacks.

If you want to part with either of those I would be interested.

Edited by zippymorocco on 09/20/2012 16:46:23 MDT.

Jordo _99
(jordo_99) - MLife

Locale: Nebraska
Snake skins for the on 09/21/2012 09:25:45 MDT Print View

If you do any hammocking then you could make some snake skins out of the "15/6 by 110" pieces.

I'm looking to make some snake skins in the near future (sewing machine is in the shop) and currently I only have mesh material to make one for my tarp. (Most people who use snake skins use mesh for the tarp so it can dry out and silnylon for the hammock so it stays dry but I would expect cuben to work well too

Anyway, if you don't hammock I'd consider buying the completed snake skins or even just the material and a few feet of tape from you.

For the 27x54 you could probably make a small pack out of it or some stuff sacks.


Edited by jordo_99 on 09/21/2012 09:34:14 MDT.