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Greg Hounsell
(mudman) - M

Locale: Western Canada
Tyvek Ground Sheets on 10/16/2012 07:58:43 MDT Print View

I'm in for 2...$10.00 36" x 84" (2.91oz)

Jordo _99
(jordo_99) - MLife

Locale: Nebraska
I'd take 2 at some point on 10/16/2012 08:34:52 MDT Print View

I still need to finish a few MYOG projects before I could say which sizes more decisively but I'd for sure take a 60x96 and probably a 24x78 but that might change to 36x84 depending on a few things.

anyway, you can count on me for 2 before xmass.

Nick H
(galway) - MLife
Re: Tyvek Ground Sheets on 10/16/2012 10:01:09 MDT Print View

Count me in for a 60x96

Stevie Patrick

Locale: Adirondacks
count me in. on 10/16/2012 10:02:22 MDT Print View

I'll take one of each of these:

$15.00 60" x 96" (5.55oz)
$20.00 60" x 120" (6.94oz)

Daniel Kronstadt
Re: Tyvek Ground Sheets on 10/16/2012 11:33:04 MDT Print View

I would buy one of the 60x96.

Thanks for offering these!

Edited by kronhead on 10/16/2012 11:35:12 MDT.

Phillip Asby
(PGAsby) - M

Locale: North Carolina
I'm also interested on 10/16/2012 14:49:00 MDT Print View

and will buy a 60x96 sheet!


Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Thanks for the interest on 10/16/2012 18:39:20 MDT Print View

Thanks for the interest. These should be instock and ready to ship in about two weeks.

I noticed some people were interested in grommets at the corners. Do more people prefer them with or without grommets? I could fold the corner and install a spur type grommet but it would effect the price a bit. Let me know.


Ryan Smith
(ViolentGreen) - F

Locale: Southeast
Re: Thanks for the interest on 10/16/2012 18:56:19 MDT Print View

Prefer w/o grommets.


drowning in spam
(leaftye) - F

Locale: SoCal
Re: Thanks for the interest on 10/16/2012 19:04:05 MDT Print View

I wouldn't want grommets because they're a hard edge I don't want in my pack, but I do like loops. Loops are real handy when it's windy. Tyvek loops might make me order one even though I just bought one from Joe.

Edited by leaftye on 10/16/2012 19:04:49 MDT.

Kim Pingatore

Locale: Close to the AT in Central VA
Tyvek ground sheets on 10/16/2012 19:42:02 MDT Print View

I'd be interested in the two smaller sizes w/o grommets

John Devitt
(cabana) - MLife

Locale: Colorado
re on 10/16/2012 23:24:34 MDT Print View

w/o please

michael levi
(M.L) - F

Locale: W-Never Eat Soggy (W)affles
use as a tarp on 10/17/2012 00:24:23 MDT Print View

Any thoughts on using the 5x10 as a tarp shelter anyone? For about 7 ounces that might not be a bad idea...

I think grommets would be a good idea, in this aspect.

drowning in spam
(leaftye) - F

Locale: SoCal
Re: use as a tarp on 10/17/2012 01:59:02 MDT Print View

In a pinch, sure, it'll work.

Ryan Smith
(ViolentGreen) - F

Locale: Southeast
Re: use as a tarp on 10/17/2012 05:34:21 MDT Print View

In mild weather it would work OK as a tarp. The tear resistance is most likely to be very low for this tyvek, so high winds would be a killer. Folks over on Hammock Forums have made a few and seems like they all ended badly.


Edited by ViolentGreen on 10/17/2012 05:36:53 MDT.

Paul Brown
(paulbrown137) - F

Locale: norcal
24x78 on 10/18/2012 00:59:48 MDT Print View

I'll take one of the smallest ones

Emmanuel Romo
(emman714) - F

Locale: Southern California
Grommets or Loops on 10/18/2012 03:33:41 MDT Print View

I would like grommets as already stated but tabs or loops would be even better- I just assumed grommets would be faster to install.

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Size Change on 10/18/2012 15:04:19 MDT Print View

Instead of the 24"x78" and 36"x84", I have decided to do a 30"x84" and I will keep the price at $8.00. This will be a better width for a bivysack and it allows for a cheaper price and less weight at 2.43oz.. I hope everyone that wanted a 36" width is cool by this??


Edited by Mountainfitter on 10/18/2012 15:06:13 MDT.

Tad Englund
(bestbuilder) - F - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest
Re: Size Change on 10/18/2012 16:15:32 MDT Print View

The size change works for me-

also- w/o grommets

BTW- I would still be interested in the 36" width so I could sew the corners to make a 3" bathtub floor- that is what I was planning to do with the 36" and was hoping for a little longer then 84" to make the ends work (like +/- 92")

Jim Sweeney
(swimjay) - MLife

Locale: Northern California
size on 10/18/2012 16:53:17 MDT Print View

30 x 84 works for me-- so instead of two 24 x 78 and 1 each of 36 x 84 and 60 x 96, I'd take two of 36 x 84 and 1 of 60 x 96.

Usually weight the corners of my groundsheet with rocks, so grommets not necessary, but they'd be OK, and I'd be OK with a price increase to cover them.

Steven McAllister
(brooklynkayak) - MLife

Locale: Atlantic North East
Adhesive tape on 10/19/2012 05:04:29 MDT Print View

Hey Lawson,

What about stocking the adhesive tape you mentioned in previous threads:
3M 9485
C3 Sailtape

I know a few people who have good luck doing the bathtub floor mods and one partial bivy style that had the foot area covered for use under a tarp.