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Tyvek Ground Sheets
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(leaftye) - F

Locale: SoCal
Re: Adhesive tape on 10/19/2012 05:14:44 MDT Print View

That's like a double sides tape? That would take care of the loops I wanted, so I support this recommendation.

Paul Brown
(paulbrown137) - F

Locale: norcal
Size on 10/20/2012 00:30:41 MDT Print View

I would actually prefer the 30x84 instead of the 24x78. Without grommets or loops

Geoffrey Lehmann
(yipper) - MLife

Locale: deep south
36 x 84 on 10/20/2012 05:33:58 MDT Print View

I would buy a couple of 36 x 84's, but no 30 x 84's.


michael levi
(M.L) - F

Locale: W-Never Eat Soggy (W)affles
when? on 10/20/2012 15:57:52 MDT Print View

When are these going to be for sale?

michael levi
(M.L) - F

Locale: W-Never Eat Soggy (W)affles
brand? on 10/20/2012 15:58:52 MDT Print View

Are these actual Tyvek brand, or just a copy?

Richard Rini
(rarini) - MLife

Locale: Southeast
Interested on 10/22/2012 04:55:29 MDT Print View

i am interested the 60/96.

When will you have these for sale?

Alex Eriksson
(aeriksson) - M

Locale: Austin, TX
Under an air pad? on 10/22/2012 23:20:47 MDT Print View

I don't know much about Tyvek other than the envelopes are a ridiculous pain in the @ss to open, but would it be a cheap and resilient barrier to keep me from poking a hole through my Exped sleeping pads? I only ask because with the $30 Target-special air mattresses I have the single worst luck with popping them in about 3 uses. I've been using my SynMats for a while now but I always worry and hey what's 2oz if I buy one of the UL mats next month?

Anyhow, if it's a worthwhile endeavor you could put me down for two of the smallest size. :)

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Tyvek Brand on 10/23/2012 09:03:32 MDT Print View

These are going to made from Tyvek brand using the 1025D Hard Structure grade. As far as availability goes, within about a week. I will keep the forum posted.


John Devitt
(cabana) - MLife

Locale: Colorado
tyvek size on 10/23/2012 11:17:19 MDT Print View

I would buy a couple of 36 x 84's, but not the 30 x 84's. I have noticed that tyvek shrinks when I wash it, and I have wide shoulders so I like a 24" mat. I also like to put rocks and such under the edges to create at bathtub effect. Maybe an option would be to take pre-orders for the people interested in the 36 x 84's

Joe Guilmette
Re: Tyvek Ground Sheets on 10/26/2012 17:40:36 MDT Print View

i am definitely in for (quantity) 2 of the of 30"x84"!

Gary Dunckel
(Zia-Grill-Guy) - MLife

Locale: Boulder
tyvek size on 10/26/2012 18:56:21 MDT Print View

I'm with John Devitt--I would prefer 84" x 36" sheets. If people really want a sheet that is 84" x 30", they could always cut 6" off the side, and then use their vacuum sealer to make 6" bombproof envelopes for their Kahtoola Microspikes, tent stakes, or whatever else they can think of.

Jay Wilkerson
(Creachen) - MLife

Locale: East Bay
Tyvek Ground Sheets on 10/26/2012 19:06:53 MDT Print View

60 X 96 would be my order and thanks for supplying the goods.


Sean Rhoades

Locale: WV
Re: Tyvek Ground Sheets on 10/29/2012 23:12:02 MDT Print View

60x96 is ideal for me.

Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Instock and Ready to Ship on 11/01/2012 10:25:35 MDT Print View

I added the 30x84 and 60x96 to my website today. They are instock and ready to ship. The longer sizes will be added in a week or two when I get more material instock. Also I am now offering $5.00 First Class International Shipping.


Brad Walker

Locale: SoCal
Re: Instock and Ready to Ship on 11/01/2012 11:22:01 MDT Print View

Hi Lawson,

I see the groundsheets are listed as "Features: Lightweight, Durable, Water-resistant, Compact". How water-resistant are they?

Edit: NM, found this:

Edited by brawa on 11/01/2012 13:06:45 MDT.

Ryan Smith
(ViolentGreen) - F

Locale: Southeast
Re: Re: Instock and Ready to Ship on 11/05/2012 16:43:27 MST Print View

Got my 30x84 sheet today. Same stiff, yet slick Tyvek that most are used to except slightly less burly. I think this could be a great compromise for those folks who are leery of polycro's perceived lack of durability, yet don't want to carry standard "heavy" Tyvek. Some field testing will tell the tale.


Lawson Kline
(Mountainfitter) - M

Any Other Feedback? on 11/12/2012 19:11:57 MST Print View

I have sold quite a few of these ground sheets so far and was wondering if there was any other feedback?


Ryan Smith
(ViolentGreen) - F

Locale: Southeast
Re: Any Other Feedback? on 11/12/2012 19:30:29 MST Print View

Used mine for two nights on the AT this past weekend. Worked well. Forgot to crinkle mine until night #2 - that was a mistake.


Edited by ViolentGreen on 11/12/2012 19:31:23 MST.

Stevie Patrick

Locale: Adirondacks
Re: Any Other Feedback? on 11/12/2012 20:54:21 MST Print View

I have received mine, but haven't had the opportunity to use it yet. just curious though, is this variety safe to wash as well? just hoping to soften it up.

Jim Sweeney
(swimjay) - MLife

Locale: Northern California
Beedfack on 11/12/2012 21:32:47 MST Print View

Haven't had a chance to try mine yet, but it's clearly very strong, much stronger than polycro. My only concern, still theoretical at this point, is that it may be less grippy than polycro, but I could be totally wrong about that.